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Financial Aid for Veterans and Military Students

Pursue a better future with military benefits

Veterans and military students are an important part of Hamline's community, and we’re here to provide you and your family with additional guidance as you pursue higher education. In collaboration with the federal and state governments, we’re able to give eligible applicants access to financial aid to make college even more affordable. Whether you’re looking for aid as a veteran or service member or for your spouse and dependents, we’ll help you discover all your available options.

Already applied for benefits through the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)? If you’ve completed an application for one of the VA educational benefits listed below, you’ll need Hamline to certify your enrollment. Visit our Military Student Resource Center Center for more detailed steps on that process.

Submit Certification Request

If you’re interested in receiving additional federal aid, you’ll need to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Learn how to apply for the FAFSA and see what steps you need to take.

Get Started with the FAFSA

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VA educational benefits and financial aid options

Use your VA educational benefits to cut tuition costs for yourself or qualified family members. In addition to the Minnesota GI Bill® and Federal GI Bill®, we also support the Yellow Ribbon Program and Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program. See which options work best for you.

Minnesota GI Bill®

The Minnesota GI Bill® provides financial assistance to Minnesota veterans and service members, as well as eligible spouses and children of deceased or severely disabled eligible Minnesota veterans. Here’s how much aid you can expect to receive:

  • Full-time students may be eligible for up to $3,000 per year
  • Part-time students may be eligible for up to $500 per term for a maximum of $10,000

For more information, call the Minnesota Office of Higher Education at 651-642-0675 or contact a regional representative of the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs.

Federal GI Bill®

The Federal GI Bill® allows veterans across the country to succeed in higher education. For approved students, the VA and Hamline will jointly cover all tuition costs.

Yellow Ribbon Program

The Yellow Ribbon Program is available to students with 100% eligibility for the Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33) who complete an application.

At Hamline, we’re proud to offer unlimited awards under this program for undergraduate students and graduate students in the School of Business, School of Education, and College of Liberal Arts.

Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program

The Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program provides eligible applicants with up to $5,000 per year, which is renewable for a maximum of three additional years.

Financial aid by student type

Beyond grants and scholarships and loans, we also offer additional financial aid and funding opportunities for different types of students.

Choose what kind of student you are to explore your options:

Calculate your costs

Financing your education takes careful planning, and we want to help you break down your total cost. The more you know, the more informed decisions you can make to invest in your future. Check out our tuition rates and fees, or use the Net Price Calculator to see how your award package reduces cost.

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Cost of attendance

Explore your education costs as an undergraduate or graduate student. See tuition and housing rates, as well as miscellaneous fees.

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Tuition rates

Whether you want to go to college or graduate school at Hamline, get more information about tuition for different programs.

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Net Price Calculator

Want to be an undergraduate student at Hamline? Check out our Net Price Calculator to estimate your award package. 

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