Office of Student Financial Aid

Navigating FAFSA


The Department of Education FAFSA processing delay is a nationwide challenge. Missouri State is working to provide your financial aid information as soon as possible. Learn more about the delay, what to expect and next steps.

The Office of Student Financial Aid strives to maintain accuracy and integrity while supporting the fulfillment of the University’s enrollment management objectives and the goal of student success.


Access your account

Use My Missouri State to view your award offer, check your account balance or check your outstanding financial aid requirements.
MoState Access Award
That’s right! With the MoState Access Award, Pell-eligible Missouri students will pay $0 in tuition and fees after all grants and institutional scholarships are applied.

Financial aid options

To be considered for financial aid, including scholarships, at Missouri State university, you must be admitted.
As a transfer student, you are eligible for a number of financial aid opportunities at Missouri State.
To be considered for federal and state aid, complete the FAFSA each year.
Missouri State offers scholarships specifically for graduate students.

Our mission

The mission of the Office of Student Financial Aid is to provide exemplary guidance to students and families as they search for ways of funding their college education. Our mission is realized by navigating the complexities of the financial aid process, administering federal, state, and university funding, and operating in compliance with federal, state, and University regulations.