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Financial Aid

Financial aid consists of institutional, state and federal funds intended to help students pay educational-related expenses including tuition and fees, room and board, supplies, etc. Each year when you submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you are applying for federal, state and university aid. There are two types of financial aid offered at Texas A&M University—Central Texas—grants and student loans. If you need additional funding to supplement your financial aid package, alternative student loans are an option. The types of awards offered to you are based on your and your family's financial resources, as well as the availability of funds.

Types of Aid

The Financial Aid Process

You will need to complete a Free Application for Federal student Aid (FAFSA) for each academic year. To complete an online FAFSA, please visit www.fafsa.gov.

  • If you are seeking financial aid for the upcoming fall 2013, spring 2014, or summer 2014 semesters, you will need to complete a 2013-2014 Free Application for Federal student Aid (FAFSA). Be sure to list Texas A&M University - Central Texas by entering the six-digit federal school code 003631. Currently, we share a federal school code with Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX. This is the correct federal school code for Texas A&M University - Central Texas.
  • If you are seeking financial aid for the upcoming fall 2014, spring 2015, or summer 2015 semesters, you will need to complete a 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal student Aid (FAFSA). Be sure to list Texas A&M University - Central Texas by entering the six-digit federal school code 042295. The institution's name will appear as Tarleton State University- TAMU-Central located in Killeen, TX.
  • Before submitting your FAFSA, make sure it is complete, accurate, and includes all necessary signatures.
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