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Financial Aid for Online Bachelor’s Degree Completion Students

Complete your degree and invest in your future

Want to receive a first-class education at an affordable price? Then consider completing your bachelor’s degree at Hamline—in a fully online format. Learn more about our online bachelor’s completion program to see if it’s right for you. 

Finishing college at Minnesota’s first university is one of the best investments you can make. According to recent findings, people with bachelor’s degrees benefit from:

  • Average earnings of 60% more than people with only a high school education
  • Opportunities for better-paying jobs and career advancement
  • Lower risk of unemployment

Explore your financial aid options, including federal and state grants, and low-interest student loans. All students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the appropriate financial aid forms to become eligible for aid at Hamline. View required documents, deadlines, and other steps needed to apply for financial aid.

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Types of financial aid for online bachelor’s completion students

Gift aid is available in the form of state and federal grants. Federal and alternative loans are also available. We encourage you to apply for outside or private scholarships and consult with service organizations in your community and your employer, among others, for possible scholarship opportunities. Hamline doesn’t reduce Hamline grant dollars when a student receives outside or private dollars.

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Outside scholarships

Learn about the different outside scholarships and funding benefits you may be eligible for.

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Grants and gift aid

Grants and gift aid can come from a number of government and nongovernment sources. See which apply to you.

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Get more information about whether you qualify to apply for federal and alternative loans.

Employer reimbursement

Tuition reimbursement (or educational assistance) programs are a special type of employer-provided benefits. Your employer may be willing to reimburse you for taking college coursework. If you’re a working professional, be sure to check with your human resources office to see if you’re eligible.

Tuition and fees

At Hamline, we believe that everyone deserves access to a quality, affordable education. That’s why we’ve designed the Online Bachelor’s Degree Completion program to be delivered in a cost-effective format. As of fall 2021, we’ve lowered tuition rates. For more information, please view our current tuition rates and fees. Payment plans are available, too.

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