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Notre Dame of Maryland University offers grants, scholarships, loans, and federal Work-Study funds to eligible entering and continuing students. About 95 percent of Women’s College students, 35 percent of undergraduates in the College of Adult Undergraduate Studies , 30 percent of graduate students and 97 percent of our Pharmacy students receive need-based and/or non-need-based financial aid.
Students must reapply for aid each subsequent year, beginning in January. Most financial aid is renewable, provided that the student continues to meet federal and university eligibility criteria.
You can find more information about eligibility, costs, and the financial aid awarding process at Notre Dame by following the links on this page. For information about applying for aid, see the How to Apply section.
Frequently Asked Billing Questions
Click here for answers to the most common billing questions.
Subsidized Loan Limit
- The U.S. Department of Education has imposed a new limit on the amount of subsidized loans students can borrow. This provision affects first-time borrowers as of July 1, 2013. View our Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized loan page for more information.
New Requirements for 2013-14
- All students must submit a signed Electronic Consent Form to the Office of Financial Aid in order to have access to view financial aid information on WebAdvisor and in order to receive email correspondence from our office.
- A new Authorization For the Release of Student Information (FERPA) Form is required before any office on campus may release information to third parties (parents, spouses, etc). This form must be submitted to the Registrar's Office.
Having difficulties reaching the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) in regards to state scholarships and grants?
- We are pleased to inform you that MHEC has launched a new phone system. Students and parents can now call 410-767-3300 or 1-800-974-0203 and immediately reach a staff member from their office.
- Calls will now be answered in real-time-you will no longer need to wait for a return call!
- Information about state grants and scholarships is available on our website.
Wondering what to do after submitting your FAFSA for 2013-2014?
Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to import your information directly from the IRS into your FAFSA. Click here for instructions.
- Applicants for 2013-2014 will receive their award notice via email.
- Returning students will begin to receive notice via email that their awards for 2013-14 are ready for view on Web Advisor. If documents are missing, notice will be sent informing students to check Web Advisor for the items and to submit them asap.
Financial Aid Deadlines
Click here to review financial aid deadlines for 2013-14.
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