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Filing the 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA):

The UNMC Financial Aid Office would like to take this opportunity to advise students the 2021-2022 is now available. Students must file the FAFSA every year to remain eligible for federal student aid (loans/grants).


ALL Other UNMC DEGREE and CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS are considered GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL Programs.  The FAFSA should be completed in accordance with FAFSA instructions.  PARENT information is NOT required on the FAFSA for graduate/professional students unless you are a College of Dentistry or College of Pharmacy Student.  Dentistry and Pharmacy students who wish to be considered for the subsidized Health Professions Student Loan (interest free while enrolled and 5% interest in repayment) must file their FAFSA by APRIL 1, 2021 AND PARENT income information must be included on the FAFSA for HPSL consideration.


An income reduction review is relevant for undergraduate students only.  Graduate and Professional students are not eligible for NEED BASED federal grant/loan aid. The income/tax information plays no role in your eligibility for Direct Unsubsidized/Direct Graduate PLUS loan aid.

The following procedure for INCOME REDUCTION REVIEW is as follows: 

The UNMC Financial Aid Office will accept Income Reduction Reviews for the following reasons:

Review your ESTIMATED 2021-2022 Cost of Attendance


Contact the UNMC Financial Aid Office at or 402-559-4199