Federal Aid - General Requirements

In order to be eligible for any form of federal aid, generally, you must meet the following criteria:

  1. Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an eligible program of study.
  2. Must be pursuing a degree, certificate, or other recognized credential.
  3. You must be a U.S citizen or eligible non citizen.
  4. Must be registered with Selective Service (if male and required to be).
  5. May not have eligibility suspended or terminated due to a drug-related conviction.
  6. You must have a valid social security number.
  7. May not be in default on a federal student loan.
  8. May not owe repayment of a federal grant.
  9. Must be making satisfactory academic progress as defined by the school.

To be considered a full time graduate student, you must be enrolled in a minimum of nine credit hours each term.  To qualify for a loan, you must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours.


Net Price Calculator

Net Price Calculator
Fairmont State is pleased to provide the student aid calculator to assist you in estimating your costs to attend FSU.  Results are based on 2022-2023 Estimated Cost of Attendance figures and student aid eligibility requirements which are subject to change.  These results should assist you in determining an estimate of your out-of-pocket expense to attend Fairmont State.

Office Hours

  • Monday-Friday:  8:00 am - 4:00 pm




Contact Info

Office of Financial Aid
Turley Student Services Center
Room 303
Phone: (800) 641-5678, Opt. 2
(304) 367-4141
Fax: (304) 367-4789

School Code:  003812