Financial Aid Resources


  • Penn State Office of Student Aid
    Specific information about University-wide resources and financial aid application procedures.
  • Office of the Bursar
    Billing and student account information at Penn State
  • Student Financial Services
    A Unit of the Bursar's office. 
  • Financial Literacy
    The Pennsylvania State University is committed to provide students with the resources needed to make informed decisions regarding their money management.
  • The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)
    A variety of financial aid resources designed for Pennsylvania families.

    A site for information from the U.S. Department of Education regarding federal student loans.
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid
    Financial aid application provided by the U.S. Department of Education
  • National Student Loan Data System (nslds)
    U.S. Department of Education's central database for federal student aid
  • Federal Direct Lending Program
    A program through which the federal government acts as the "lender" for all student Stafford loans and parent PLUS loans.
  • Financial Aid Information Page
    Free, comprehensive, objective, and independent information about financing your college education. It includes financial aid calculators, scholarship searches, and numerous other links.
  • The U.S. Department of Education Student Guide
    Information about the federal financial aid programs and college financing.
  • College Board
    Information on college searches, SAT information, and financial aid resources for students and parents.
  • CashCourse 
    This website offers valuable information on budgeting, credit cards, college planning tips, and identity theft; as well as interactive tools such as a budgeting wizard and credit calculator. 
    This website if by the U.S. government and it is a valuable source dedicated to teaching the basics of financial education.