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New Orleans - Tuition & Financial aid

Financial Aid Steps

While our Financial Aid Advisors will guide you through the Financial Aid application, feel free to begin the process by completing the steps below.

Start by going to www.fafsa.ed.gov

  1. Register for a PIN – This PIN will act as your electronic signature for your online financial aid documents. Please request that the PIN be emailed to you.
  2. Complete the current year's FAFSA using your most recent federal tax information. – You can fill this form out online and submit it with your PIN. Please remember to add two Herzing University school code to your FAFSA form (School Codes: E01110 New Orleans, LA and 009621 Madison, WI).
  3. Set up an appointment to meet with a Financial Aid Advisor.

Brookfield - Tuition & Financial aid

Financial Aid Steps

To begin the funding process, please complete the following steps:

Complete FAFSA

  1. Register for a PIN - Go to: www.pin.ed.gov This PIN will act as your electronic signature for your online financial aid documents.
      -  If you have never created a PIN select 'Apply for a PIN'
      -  If you already have a PIN but can't remember it select 'Request Duplicate PIN'
      -  Once your PIN is created or retrieved, select 'Display Now' from the drop down box in order to view your PIN immediately
  2. Complete the current year's FAFSA using your most recent federal tax information – You can fill this form out online and submit it with your PIN. Please remember to add Herzing University's school code to your FAFSA (School Code: 009621).

Additional Documentation

Once your file has been submitted to our Financial Aid Department your FAFSA may be "Selected for Verification" by the Federal Government. If you are selected, you will be asked to supply additional documents. In order to complete the process in a timely manner, we highly recommend having the following documents ready for submission:

  • Federal Tax Forms (1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ) – A copy of your most recent Federal tax forms (and your spouse's or parent's if applicable) directly from the IRS. Please call the IRS Tax Transcript Request Line at 1-800-829-1040 (fastest service) or go to http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Order-a-Transcript.
  • W2's – Your most recent W2's (and your spouse's or parent's if applicable).

Complete Entrance Counseling

  • Before any school can disburse your Federal Stafford Loan (subsidized or unsubsidized), regulations require that you complete an entrance counseling session. The counseling session provides information about how to manage your student loans, both during and after college.
  • Go to https://studentloans.gov/myDirectLoan/index.action
  • To Select Herzing University Brookfield Campus as your school, click on the 'Add a School' button in Step Three.
    If you type in 'Herzing', a number of locations will pull up. The Brookfield Campus OPE ID is 009621 and the associated city is Madison, WI. Please be sure to select the proper school, or it will not appear in our records that the Entrance Counseling has been completed.
  • Print or save the confirmation page for your records.

Complete the Master Promissory Note

  • The Master Promissory Note (MPN) is your agreement to pay back any student loans taken out on your behalf.
  • You will need your PIN number to complete the MPN.
  • Please go to: https://studentloans.gov/myDirectLoan/index.action and select 'Sign In'. Enter your personal information and select 'Sign In', verify that your information is correct and then provide your email address. Select 'Complete Master Promissory Note' then select 'Subsidized/Unsubsidized'. When asked for the school select Herzing University Madison Campus. Follow the directions as prompted and when you are done print or save the confirmation page for your records.

Enrollment Fee

  • This is a $50 fee ($125 fee for Nursing students) that can be paid online. You can also pay on campus using cash, money orders, or certified checks (no personal checks)

If you have any questions, please call the Brookfield campus at (262) 649-1710 and ask for Financial Aid.

FAQs

Here you will find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about financial aid. Please email an educational funding advisor if you need clarification or have further questions.

General Questions

How do I know if I’m eligible for Financial Aid through Herzing University?

You are eligible if you meet the following criteria:

  • You are a citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  • You have a valid social security number (unless you are from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau).
  • You are registered with the selective service if you are male, age 18-25. If you have not yet registered, go to http://www.sss.gov/ for more information.
  • You have a high school diploma, GED, or pass an exam approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • You are enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student working toward a degree or certificate in an eligible program at a school that participates in the federal student aid programs.
  • You do not have a drug conviction for an offense that occurred while you were receiving federal student aid.
  • You must not owe a refund on a federal grant or be in default on a federal student loan.
  • You must demonstrate financial need (except for unsubsidized Stafford Loans).

How soon before enrolling should I start the financial aid process?

As soon as you have decided to further your education, you should start the financial aid process by first requesting your PIN and then begin filling out your FAFSA form.

What is the Herzing University school code for FAFSA?

Students attending all Herzing campuses should include the school code for the Madison, Wisconsin, location: 009621.

My FAFSA form has been processed. What is my EFC?

The EFC is your Expected Family Contribution. Based on the information you provided on your FAFSA, the government estimates the amount your family will be able to contribute for that school year. Please note: It is common for this EFC number to change once Herzing University’s Educational Funding Department reviews your application and makes any necessary updates to your FAFSA information.

What is the Student Aid Report (SAR)?

The Student Aid Report shows the information you provided on your FAFSA form, along with your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) figure, and Data Release Number (DRN). Review this information carefully. If you need to make any corrections, go to make a correction to revise your processed FAFSA.

When do I know how much financial aid I will receive?

Once you have been accepted to Herzing University and have fulfilled all requirements for the financial aid application, you will receive a Financial Aid Award Letter detailing your Financial Aid Award Package, including the dollar amount and type of aid you will receive.

How and when is my financial aid money disbursed?

Once you accept your Financial Aid Award Package and begin classes, your financial aid award money will be applied to your account at Herzing University to cover the cost of tuition. You can have any remaining money sent to you by direct deposit or mailed as a check to your address on file, according to the mail dates indicated on your award letter, unless you choose to return the unused portion to the lender. We strongly advise that you only accept the money you absolutely need, in order to lessen your loan repayment amounts in the future. Please note: It is the student’s responsibility to communicate any name and/or address changes to Herzing University.

What if financial aid does not cover my full tuition amount?

You are responsible for any balance on your account that is not covered by financial aid. Possible payment options include cash or credit card, employer tuition reimbursement, military benefits, or scholarships. Contact an educational funding advisor to learn more.

What happens if I withdraw from a course or Herzing University?

Any changes to your enrollment status may affect financial aid eligibility. If you need to withdraw from a course(s), please speak to your advisor to discuss the potential ramifications on your financial aid.

Dependent Students

According to my FAFSA form, I’m considered a dependent student. What does this mean?

Based on your age, marital status, and family status, you may be considered a dependent student and you will need your parent’s help when completing the financial aid process. If you have questions about being declared a dependent student, or if your parents are divorced and you’re not sure which parent(s) need to supply information, please contact an educational funding advisor.

What if I am a dependent student, but my parents won’t complete their portion of the financial aid forms?

Unfortunately, if your parents are unwilling to provide the required information then you will likely be ineligible for federal and state financial aid. Please contact an educational funding advisor if you have questions about your specific situation.

Verification

What is verification?

Verification is a common step in the financial aid process. If your FAFSA is selected for verification by either the U.S. Department of Education or Herzing University, you will be asked to submit additional information to verify that the questions on your FAFSA form were answered correctly.

What happens if my FAFSA is selected for verification?

If selected for verification, you will be required to submit a Verification Worksheet (provided by your Educational Funding Department) and some, or all, of the following:

  • A copy of your most recent federal tax filing, and your spouse’s or parent’s tax filing if applicable. You can request a free Tax Transcript from the IRS Tax Transcript Request Line by calling 800-829-1040 or by visiting the IRS at IRS.gov.
  • Proof of child support paid
  • Identity and Statement of Educational Purpose
  • High school diploma or GED

Other supporting documentation includes, but is not limited to:

  • W2’s
  • Birth certificate
  • Immigration papers
  • Social security card
  • Government issued identification card
  • Statement of educational purpose
  • Divorce decree or separation documentation (must have correct, current name)
  • Ward of the Court
  • Homelessness documentation
  • SNAP Benefits

I’m ready to apply for financial aid. Where do I start?

Our step-by-step instructions will guide you through the financial aid application process.

Birmingham - FAQ'S

Here you will find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about financial aid. Please contact an if you need clarification or have further questions.

General Questions

How do I know if I’m eligible for Financial Aid through Herzing University?

You are eligible if you meet the following criteria:

  • You are a citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  • You have a valid social security number (unless you are from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau).
  • You are registered with the selective service if you are male, age 18-25. If you have not yet registered, go to http://www.sss.gov/ for more information.
  • You have a high school diploma, GED, or pass an exam approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • You are enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student working toward a degree or certificate in an eligible program at a school that participates in the federal student aid programs.
  • You do not have a drug conviction for an offense that occurred while you were receiving federal student aid.
  • You must not owe a refund on a federal grant or be in default on a federal student loan.
  • You must demonstrate financial need (except for unsubsidized Stafford Loans).

How soon before enrolling should I start the financial aid process?

As soon as you have decided to further your education, you should start the financial aid process by first requesting your PIN and then begin filling out your FAFSA form.

What is the Herzing University school code for FAFSA?

Students attending all Herzing campuses should include the school code for the Madison, Wisconsin, location: 009621.

My FAFSA form has been processed. What is my EFC?

The EFC is your Estimated Family Contribution. Based on the information you provided on your FAFSA, the government estimates the amount your family will be able to contribute for that school year. Please note: It is common for this EFC number to change once Herzing University’s Educational Funding Department reviews your application and makes any necessary updates to your FAFSA information.

What is the Student Aid Report (SAR)?

The Student Aid Report shows the information you provided on your FAFSA form, along with your Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) figure, and Data Release Number (DRN). Review this information carefully. If you need to make any corrections, go to Make Corrections to a Processed FAFSA.

When do I know how much financial aid I will receive?

Once you have been accepted to Herzing University and have fulfilled all requirements for the financial aid application, you will receive a Financial Aid Award Letter detailing your Financial Aid Award Package, including the dollar amount and type of aid you will receive.

How and when is my financial aid money disbursed?

Once you accept your Financial Aid Award Package and begin classes, your financial aid award money will be applied to your account at Herzing University to cover the cost of tuition. Any remaining money will be mailed as a check to your address on file according to the mail dates indicated on your award letter, unless you choose to return the unused portion to the lender. Please note: It is the student’s responsibility to communicate any name and/or address changes to Herzing University.

What if financial aid does not cover my full tuition amount?

You are responsible for any balance on your account that is not covered by financial aid. Possible payment options include cash or credit card, employer tuition reimbursement, military benefits, or scholarships. Contact an educational funding officer to learn more.

What happens if I withdraw from a course or Herzing University?

Any changes to your enrollment status may affect financial aid eligibility. If you need to withdraw from a course(s), please speak to your advisor to discuss the potential ramifications on your financial aid.

Dependent Students

According to my FAFSA form, I’m considered a dependent student. What does this mean?

Based on your age, marital status, and family status, you may be considered a dependent student and you will need your parent’s help when completing the financial aid process. If you have questions about being declared a dependent student, or if your parents are divorced and you’re not sure which parent(s) need to supply information, please contact an educational funding officer.

What if I am a dependent student, but my parents won’t complete their portion of the financial aid forms?

Unfortunately, if your parents are unwilling to provide the required information then you will likely be ineligible for federal and state financial aid. Please contact an educational funding officer if you have questions about your specific situation.

Verification

What is verification?

Verification if a common step in the financial aid process. If your FAFSA is selected for verification by either the U.S. Department of Education or Herzing University Financial Aid, you will be asked to submit additional information to verify that the questions on your FAFSA form were answered correctly.

What happens if my FAFSA is selected for verification?

If selected for verification, you will be required to submit a Verification Worksheet (provided by your Educational Funding Department) and some, or all, of the following:

  • A copy of your most recent federal tax filing, and your spouse’s or parent’s tax filing if applicable. You can request a free Tax Transcript from the IRS Tax Transcript Request Line by calling 800-829-1040 (fastest service) or go to http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Order-a-Transcript.
  • Proof of child support paid
  • Identity and Statement of Educational Purpose
  • High school diploma or GED

Other supporting documentation includes, but is not limited to:

  • W2’s
  • Birth certificate
  • Immigration papers
  • Social security card
  • Divorce decree or separation documentation (must have correct, current name)
  • Ward of the Court
  • Homelessness documentation
  • SNAP Benefits

I’m ready to apply for financial aid. Where do I start?

Our step-by-step instructions will guide you through the financial aid application process.

Brookfield - FAQ'S

Here you will find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about financial aid. Please contact an if you need clarification or have further questions.

General Questions

How do I know if I’m eligible for Financial Aid through Herzing University?

You are eligible if you meet the following criteria:

  • You are a citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  • You have a valid social security number (unless you are from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau).
  • You are registered with the selective service if you are male, age 18-25. If you have not yet registered, go to http://www.sss.gov/ for more information.
  • You have a high school diploma, GED, or pass an exam approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • You are enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student working toward a degree or certificate in an eligible program at a school that participates in the federal student aid programs.
  • You do not have a drug conviction for an offense that occurred while you were receiving federal student aid.
  • You must not owe a refund on a federal grant or be in default on a federal student loan.
  • You must demonstrate financial need (except for unsubsidized Stafford Loans).

How soon before enrolling should I start the financial aid process?

As soon as you have decided to further your education, you should start the financial aid process by first requesting your PIN and then begin filling out your FAFSA form.

What is the Herzing University school code for FAFSA?

Students attending all Herzing campuses should include the school code for the Madison, Wisconsin, location: 009621.

My FAFSA form has been processed. What is my EFC?

The EFC is your Estimated Family Contribution. Based on the information you provided on your FAFSA, the government estimates the amount your family will be able to contribute for that school year. Please note: It is common for this EFC number to change once Herzing University’s Educational Funding Department reviews your application and makes any necessary updates to your FAFSA information.

What is the Student Aid Report (SAR)?

The Student Aid Report shows the information you provided on your FAFSA form, along with your Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) figure, and Data Release Number (DRN). Review this information carefully. If you need to make any corrections, go to Make Corrections to a Processed FAFSA.

When do I know how much financial aid I will receive?

Once you have been accepted to Herzing University and have fulfilled all requirements for the financial aid application, you will receive a Financial Aid Award Letter detailing your Financial Aid Award Package, including the dollar amount and type of aid you will receive.

How and when is my financial aid money disbursed?

Once you accept your Financial Aid Award Package and begin classes, your financial aid award money will be applied to your account at Herzing University to cover the cost of tuition. Any remaining money will be mailed as a check to your address on file according to the mail dates indicated on your award letter, unless you choose to return the unused portion to the lender. Please note: It is the student’s responsibility to communicate any name and/or address changes to Herzing University.

What if financial aid does not cover my full tuition amount?

You are responsible for any balance on your account that is not covered by financial aid. Possible payment options include cash or credit card, employer tuition reimbursement, military benefits, or scholarships. Contact an educational funding officer to learn more.

What happens if I withdraw from a course or Herzing University?

Any changes to your enrollment status may affect financial aid eligibility. If you need to withdraw from a course(s), please speak to your advisor to discuss the potential ramifications on your financial aid.

Dependent Students

According to my FAFSA form, I’m considered a dependent student. What does this mean?

Based on your age, marital status, and family status, you may be considered a dependent student and you will need your parent’s help when completing the financial aid process. If you have questions about being declared a dependent student, or if your parents are divorced and you’re not sure which parent(s) need to supply information, please contact an educational funding officer.

What if I am a dependent student, but my parents won’t complete their portion of the financial aid forms?

Unfortunately, if your parents are unwilling to provide the required information then you will likely be ineligible for federal and state financial aid. Please contact an educational funding officer if you have questions about your specific situation.

Verification

What is verification?

Verification if a common step in the financial aid process. If your FAFSA is selected for verification by either the U.S. Department of Education or Herzing University Financial Aid, you will be asked to submit additional information to verify that the questions on your FAFSA form were answered correctly.

What happens if my FAFSA is selected for verification?

If selected for verification, you will be required to submit a Verification Worksheet (provided by your Educational Funding Department) and some, or all, of the following:

  • A copy of your most recent federal tax filing, and your spouse’s or parent’s tax filing if applicable. You can request a free Tax Transcript from the IRS Tax Transcript Request Line by calling 800-829-1040 (fastest service) or go to http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Order-a-Transcript.
  • Proof of child support paid
  • Identity and Statement of Educational Purpose
  • High school diploma or GED

Other supporting documentation includes, but is not limited to:

  • W2’s
  • Birth certificate
  • Immigration papers
  • Social security card
  • Divorce decree or separation documentation (must have correct, current name)
  • Ward of the Court
  • Homelessness documentation
  • SNAP Benefits

I’m ready to apply for financial aid. Where do I start?

Our step-by-step instructions will guide you through the financial aid application process.

Atlanta - FAQ'S

Here you will find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about financial aid. Please contact an if you need clarification or have further questions.

General Questions

How do I know if I’m eligible for Financial Aid through Herzing University?

You are eligible if you meet the following criteria:

  • You are a citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  • You have a valid social security number (unless you are from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau).
  • You are registered with the selective service if you are male, age 18-25. If you have not yet registered, go to http://www.sss.gov/ for more information.
  • You have a high school diploma, GED, or pass an exam approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • You are enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student working toward a degree or certificate in an eligible program at a school that participates in the federal student aid programs.
  • You do not have a drug conviction for an offense that occurred while you were receiving federal student aid.
  • You must not owe a refund on a federal grant or be in default on a federal student loan.
  • You must demonstrate financial need (except for unsubsidized Stafford Loans).

How soon before enrolling should I start the financial aid process?

As soon as you have decided to further your education, you should start the financial aid process by first requesting your PIN and then begin filling out your FAFSA form.

What is the Herzing University school code for FAFSA?

Students attending all Herzing campuses should include the school code for the Madison, Wisconsin, location: 009621.

My FAFSA form has been processed. What is my EFC?

The EFC is your Estimated Family Contribution. Based on the information you provided on your FAFSA, the government estimates the amount your family will be able to contribute for that school year. Please note: It is common for this EFC number to change once Herzing University’s Educational Funding Department reviews your application and makes any necessary updates to your FAFSA information.

What is the Student Aid Report (SAR)?

The Student Aid Report shows the information you provided on your FAFSA form, along with your Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) figure, and Data Release Number (DRN). Review this information carefully. If you need to make any corrections, go to Make Corrections to a Processed FAFSA.

When do I know how much financial aid I will receive?

Once you have been accepted to Herzing University and have fulfilled all requirements for the financial aid application, you will receive a Financial Aid Award Letter detailing your Financial Aid Award Package, including the dollar amount and type of aid you will receive.

How and when is my financial aid money disbursed?

Once you accept your Financial Aid Award Package and begin classes, your financial aid award money will be applied to your account at Herzing University to cover the cost of tuition. Any remaining money will be mailed as a check to your address on file according to the mail dates indicated on your award letter, unless you choose to return the unused portion to the lender. Please note: It is the student’s responsibility to communicate any name and/or address changes to Herzing University.

What if financial aid does not cover my full tuition amount?

You are responsible for any balance on your account that is not covered by financial aid. Possible payment options include cash or credit card, employer tuition reimbursement, military benefits, or scholarships. Contact an educational funding officer to learn more.

What happens if I withdraw from a course or Herzing University?

Any changes to your enrollment status may affect financial aid eligibility. If you need to withdraw from a course(s), please speak to your advisor to discuss the potential ramifications on your financial aid.

Dependent Students

According to my FAFSA form, I’m considered a dependent student. What does this mean?

Based on your age, marital status, and family status, you may be considered a dependent student and you will need your parent’s help when completing the financial aid process. If you have questions about being declared a dependent student, or if your parents are divorced and you’re not sure which parent(s) need to supply information, please contact an educational funding officer.

What if I am a dependent student, but my parents won’t complete their portion of the financial aid forms?

Unfortunately, if your parents are unwilling to provide the required information then you will likely be ineligible for federal and state financial aid. Please contact an educational funding officer if you have questions about your specific situation.

Verification

What is verification?

Verification if a common step in the financial aid process. If your FAFSA is selected for verification by either the U.S. Department of Education or Herzing University Financial Aid, you will be asked to submit additional information to verify that the questions on your FAFSA form were answered correctly.

What happens if my FAFSA is selected for verification?

If selected for verification, you will be required to submit a Verification Worksheet (provided by your Educational Funding Department) and some, or all, of the following:

  • A copy of your most recent federal tax filing, and your spouse’s or parent’s tax filing if applicable. You can request a free Tax Transcript from the IRS Tax Transcript Request Line by calling 800-829-1040 (fastest service) or go to http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Order-a-Transcript.
  • Proof of child support paid
  • Identity and Statement of Educational Purpose
  • High school diploma or GED

Other supporting documentation includes, but is not limited to:

  • W2’s
  • Birth certificate
  • Immigration papers
  • Social security card
  • Divorce decree or separation documentation (must have correct, current name)
  • Ward of the Court
  • Homelessness documentation
  • SNAP Benefits

I’m ready to apply for financial aid. Where do I start?

Our step-by-step instructions will guide you through the financial aid application process.

Kenosha - FAQ's

Here you will find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about financial aid. Please contact an if you need clarification or have further questions.

General Questions

How do I know if I’m eligible for Financial Aid through Herzing University?

You are eligible if you meet the following criteria:

  • You are a citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  • You have a valid social security number (unless you are from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau).
  • You are registered with the selective service if you are male, age 18-25. If you have not yet registered, go to http://www.sss.gov/ for more information.
  • You have a high school diploma, GED, or pass an exam approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • You are enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student working toward a degree or certificate in an eligible program at a school that participates in the federal student aid programs.
  • You do not have a drug conviction for an offense that occurred while you were receiving federal student aid.
  • You must not owe a refund on a federal grant or be in default on a federal student loan.
  • You must demonstrate financial need (except for unsubsidized Stafford Loans).

How soon before enrolling should I start the financial aid process?

As soon as you have decided to further your education, you should start the financial aid process by first requesting your PIN and then begin filling out your FAFSA form.

What is the Herzing University school code for FAFSA?

Students attending all Herzing campuses should include the school code for the Madison, Wisconsin, location: 009621.

My FAFSA form has been processed. What is my EFC?

The EFC is your Estimated Family Contribution. Based on the information you provided on your FAFSA, the government estimates the amount your family will be able to contribute for that school year. Please note: It is common for this EFC number to change once Herzing University’s Educational Funding Department reviews your application and makes any necessary updates to your FAFSA information.

What is the Student Aid Report (SAR)?

The Student Aid Report shows the information you provided on your FAFSA form, along with your Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) figure, and Data Release Number (DRN). Review this information carefully. If you need to make any corrections, go to Make Corrections to a Processed FAFSA.

When do I know how much financial aid I will receive?

Once you have been accepted to Herzing University and have fulfilled all requirements for the financial aid application, you will receive a Financial Aid Award Letter detailing your Financial Aid Award Package, including the dollar amount and type of aid you will receive.

How and when is my financial aid money disbursed?

Once you accept your Financial Aid Award Package and begin classes, your financial aid award money will be applied to your account at Herzing University to cover the cost of tuition. Any remaining money will be mailed as a check to your address on file according to the mail dates indicated on your award letter, unless you choose to return the unused portion to the lender. Please note: It is the student’s responsibility to communicate any name and/or address changes to Herzing University.

What if financial aid does not cover my full tuition amount?

You are responsible for any balance on your account that is not covered by financial aid. Possible payment options include cash or credit card, employer tuition reimbursement, military benefits, or scholarships. Contact an educational funding officer to learn more.

What happens if I withdraw from a course or Herzing University?

Any changes to your enrollment status may affect financial aid eligibility. If you need to withdraw from a course(s), please speak to your advisor to discuss the potential ramifications on your financial aid.

Dependent Students

According to my FAFSA form, I’m considered a dependent student. What does this mean?

Based on your age, marital status, and family status, you may be considered a dependent student and you will need your parent’s help when completing the financial aid process. If you have questions about being declared a dependent student, or if your parents are divorced and you’re not sure which parent(s) need to supply information, please contact an educational funding officer.

What if I am a dependent student, but my parents won’t complete their portion of the financial aid forms?

Unfortunately, if your parents are unwilling to provide the required information then you will likely be ineligible for federal and state financial aid. Please contact an educational funding officer if you have questions about your specific situation.

Verification

What is verification?

Verification if a common step in the financial aid process. If your FAFSA is selected for verification by either the U.S. Department of Education or Herzing University Financial Aid, you will be asked to submit additional information to verify that the questions on your FAFSA form were answered correctly.

What happens if my FAFSA is selected for verification?

If selected for verification, you will be required to submit a Verification Worksheet (provided by your Educational Funding Department) and some, or all, of the following:

  • A copy of your most recent federal tax filing, and your spouse’s or parent’s tax filing if applicable. You can request a free Tax Transcript from the IRS Tax Transcript Request Line by calling 800-829-1040 (fastest service) or go to http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Order-a-Transcript.
  • Proof of child support paid
  • Identity and Statement of Educational Purpose
  • High school diploma or GED

Other supporting documentation includes, but is not limited to:

  • W2’s
  • Birth certificate
  • Immigration papers
  • Social security card
  • Divorce decree or separation documentation (must have correct, current name)
  • Ward of the Court
  • Homelessness documentation
  • SNAP Benefits

I’m ready to apply for financial aid. Where do I start?

Our step-by-step instructions will guide you through the financial aid application process.

Madison - FAQ's

Here you will find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about financial aid. Please contact an if you need clarification or have further questions.

General Questions

How do I know if I’m eligible for Financial Aid through Herzing University?

You are eligible if you meet the following criteria:

  • You are a citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  • You have a valid social security number (unless you are from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau).
  • You are registered with the selective service if you are male, age 18-25. If you have not yet registered, go to http://www.sss.gov/ for more information.
  • You have a high school diploma, GED, or pass an exam approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • You are enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student working toward a degree or certificate in an eligible program at a school that participates in the federal student aid programs.
  • You do not have a drug conviction for an offense that occurred while you were receiving federal student aid.
  • You must not owe a refund on a federal grant or be in default on a federal student loan.
  • You must demonstrate financial need (except for unsubsidized Stafford Loans).

How soon before enrolling should I start the financial aid process?

As soon as you have decided to further your education, you should start the financial aid process by first requesting your PIN and then begin filling out your FAFSA form.

What is the Herzing University school code for FAFSA?

Students attending all Herzing campuses should include the school code for the Madison, Wisconsin, location: 009621.

My FAFSA form has been processed. What is my EFC?

The EFC is your Estimated Family Contribution. Based on the information you provided on your FAFSA, the government estimates the amount your family will be able to contribute for that school year. Please note: It is common for this EFC number to change once Herzing University’s Educational Funding Department reviews your application and makes any necessary updates to your FAFSA information.

What is the Student Aid Report (SAR)?

The Student Aid Report shows the information you provided on your FAFSA form, along with your Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) figure, and Data Release Number (DRN). Review this information carefully. If you need to make any corrections, go to Make Corrections to a Processed FAFSA.

When do I know how much financial aid I will receive?

Once you have been accepted to Herzing University and have fulfilled all requirements for the financial aid application, you will receive a Financial Aid Award Letter detailing your Financial Aid Award Package, including the dollar amount and type of aid you will receive.

How and when is my financial aid money disbursed?

Once you accept your Financial Aid Award Package and begin classes, your financial aid award money will be applied to your account at Herzing University to cover the cost of tuition. Any remaining money will be mailed as a check to your address on file according to the mail dates indicated on your award letter, unless you choose to return the unused portion to the lender. Please note: It is the student’s responsibility to communicate any name and/or address changes to Herzing University.

What if financial aid does not cover my full tuition amount?

You are responsible for any balance on your account that is not covered by financial aid. Possible payment options include cash or credit card, employer tuition reimbursement, military benefits, or scholarships. Contact an educational funding officer to learn more.

What happens if I withdraw from a course or Herzing University?

Any changes to your enrollment status may affect financial aid eligibility. If you need to withdraw from a course(s), please speak to your advisor to discuss the potential ramifications on your financial aid.

Dependent Students

According to my FAFSA form, I’m considered a dependent student. What does this mean?

Based on your age, marital status, and family status, you may be considered a dependent student and you will need your parent’s help when completing the financial aid process. If you have questions about being declared a dependent student, or if your parents are divorced and you’re not sure which parent(s) need to supply information, please contact an educational funding officer.

What if I am a dependent student, but my parents won’t complete their portion of the financial aid forms?

Unfortunately, if your parents are unwilling to provide the required information then you will likely be ineligible for federal and state financial aid. Please contact an educational funding officer if you have questions about your specific situation.

Verification

What is verification?

Verification if a common step in the financial aid process. If your FAFSA is selected for verification by either the U.S. Department of Education or Herzing University Financial Aid, you will be asked to submit additional information to verify that the questions on your FAFSA form were answered correctly.

What happens if my FAFSA is selected for verification?

If selected for verification, you will be required to submit a Verification Worksheet (provided by your Educational Funding Department) and some, or all, of the following:

  • A copy of your most recent federal tax filing, and your spouse’s or parent’s tax filing if applicable. You can request a free Tax Transcript from the IRS Tax Transcript Request Line by calling 800-829-1040 (fastest service) or go to http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Order-a-Transcript.
  • Proof of child support paid
  • Identity and Statement of Educational Purpose
  • High school diploma or GED

Other supporting documentation includes, but is not limited to:

  • W2’s
  • Birth certificate
  • Immigration papers
  • Social security card
  • Divorce decree or separation documentation (must have correct, current name)
  • Ward of the Court
  • Homelessness documentation
  • SNAP Benefits

I’m ready to apply for financial aid. Where do I start?

Our step-by-step instructions will guide you through the financial aid application process.

Minneapolis - FAQ's

Here you will find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about financial aid. Please contact an if you need clarification or have further questions.

General Questions

How do I know if I’m eligible for Financial Aid through Herzing University?

You are eligible if you meet the following criteria:

  • You are a citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  • You have a valid social security number (unless you are from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau).
  • You are registered with the selective service if you are male, age 18-25. If you have not yet registered, go to http://www.sss.gov/ for more information.
  • You have a high school diploma, GED, or pass an exam approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • You are enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student working toward a degree or certificate in an eligible program at a school that participates in the federal student aid programs.
  • You do not have a drug conviction for an offense that occurred while you were receiving federal student aid.
  • You must not owe a refund on a federal grant or be in default on a federal student loan.
  • You must demonstrate financial need (except for unsubsidized Stafford Loans).

How soon before enrolling should I start the financial aid process?

As soon as you have decided to further your education, you should start the financial aid process by first requesting your PIN and then begin filling out your FAFSA form.

What is the Herzing University school code for FAFSA?

Students attending all Herzing campuses should include the school code for the Madison, Wisconsin, location: 009621.

My FAFSA form has been processed. What is my EFC?

The EFC is your Estimated Family Contribution. Based on the information you provided on your FAFSA, the government estimates the amount your family will be able to contribute for that school year. Please note: It is common for this EFC number to change once Herzing University’s Educational Funding Department reviews your application and makes any necessary updates to your FAFSA information.

What is the Student Aid Report (SAR)?

The Student Aid Report shows the information you provided on your FAFSA form, along with your Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) figure, and Data Release Number (DRN). Review this information carefully. If you need to make any corrections, go to Make Corrections to a Processed FAFSA.

When do I know how much financial aid I will receive?

Once you have been accepted to Herzing University and have fulfilled all requirements for the financial aid application, you will receive a Financial Aid Award Letter detailing your Financial Aid Award Package, including the dollar amount and type of aid you will receive.

How and when is my financial aid money disbursed?

Once you accept your Financial Aid Award Package and begin classes, your financial aid award money will be applied to your account at Herzing University to cover the cost of tuition. Any remaining money will be mailed as a check to your address on file according to the mail dates indicated on your award letter, unless you choose to return the unused portion to the lender. Please note: It is the student’s responsibility to communicate any name and/or address changes to Herzing University.

What if financial aid does not cover my full tuition amount?

You are responsible for any balance on your account that is not covered by financial aid. Possible payment options include cash or credit card, employer tuition reimbursement, military benefits, or scholarships. Contact an educational funding officer to learn more.

What happens if I withdraw from a course or Herzing University?

Any changes to your enrollment status may affect financial aid eligibility. If you need to withdraw from a course(s), please speak to your advisor to discuss the potential ramifications on your financial aid.

Dependent Students

According to my FAFSA form, I’m considered a dependent student. What does this mean?

Based on your age, marital status, and family status, you may be considered a dependent student and you will need your parent’s help when completing the financial aid process. If you have questions about being declared a dependent student, or if your parents are divorced and you’re not sure which parent(s) need to supply information, please contact an educational funding officer.

What if I am a dependent student, but my parents won’t complete their portion of the financial aid forms?

Unfortunately, if your parents are unwilling to provide the required information then you will likely be ineligible for federal and state financial aid. Please contact an educational funding officer if you have questions about your specific situation.

Verification

What is verification?

Verification if a common step in the financial aid process. If your FAFSA is selected for verification by either the U.S. Department of Education or Herzing University Financial Aid, you will be asked to submit additional information to verify that the questions on your FAFSA form were answered correctly.

What happens if my FAFSA is selected for verification?

If selected for verification, you will be required to submit a Verification Worksheet (provided by your Educational Funding Department) and some, or all, of the following:

  • A copy of your most recent federal tax filing, and your spouse’s or parent’s tax filing if applicable. You can request a free Tax Transcript from the IRS Tax Transcript Request Line by calling 800-829-1040 (fastest service) or go to http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Order-a-Transcript.
  • Proof of child support paid
  • Identity and Statement of Educational Purpose
  • High school diploma or GED

Other supporting documentation includes, but is not limited to:

  • W2’s
  • Birth certificate
  • Immigration papers
  • Social security card
  • Divorce decree or separation documentation (must have correct, current name)
  • Ward of the Court
  • Homelessness documentation
  • SNAP Benefits

I’m ready to apply for financial aid. Where do I start?

Our step-by-step instructions will guide you through the financial aid application process.

New Orleans - FAQ's

Here you will find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about financial aid. Please contact an if you need clarification or have further questions.

General Questions

How do I know if I’m eligible for Financial Aid through Herzing University?

You are eligible if you meet the following criteria:

  • You are a citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  • You have a valid social security number (unless you are from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau).
  • You are registered with the selective service if you are male, age 18-25. If you have not yet registered, go to http://www.sss.gov/ for more information.
  • You have a high school diploma, GED, or pass an exam approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • You are enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student working toward a degree or certificate in an eligible program at a school that participates in the federal student aid programs.
  • You do not have a drug conviction for an offense that occurred while you were receiving federal student aid.
  • You must not owe a refund on a federal grant or be in default on a federal student loan.
  • You must demonstrate financial need (except for unsubsidized Stafford Loans).

How soon before enrolling should I start the financial aid process?

As soon as you have decided to further your education, you should start the financial aid process by first requesting your PIN and then begin filling out your FAFSA form.

What is the Herzing University school code for FAFSA?

Students attending all Herzing campuses should include the school code for the Madison, Wisconsin, location: 009621.

My FAFSA form has been processed. What is my EFC?

The EFC is your Estimated Family Contribution. Based on the information you provided on your FAFSA, the government estimates the amount your family will be able to contribute for that school year. Please note: It is common for this EFC number to change once Herzing University’s Educational Funding Department reviews your application and makes any necessary updates to your FAFSA information.

What is the Student Aid Report (SAR)?

The Student Aid Report shows the information you provided on your FAFSA form, along with your Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) figure, and Data Release Number (DRN). Review this information carefully. If you need to make any corrections, go to Make Corrections to a Processed FAFSA.

When do I know how much financial aid I will receive?

Once you have been accepted to Herzing University and have fulfilled all requirements for the financial aid application, you will receive a Financial Aid Award Letter detailing your Financial Aid Award Package, including the dollar amount and type of aid you will receive.

How and when is my financial aid money disbursed?

Once you accept your Financial Aid Award Package and begin classes, your financial aid award money will be applied to your account at Herzing University to cover the cost of tuition. Any remaining money will be mailed as a check to your address on file according to the mail dates indicated on your award letter, unless you choose to return the unused portion to the lender. Please note: It is the student’s responsibility to communicate any name and/or address changes to Herzing University.

What if financial aid does not cover my full tuition amount?

You are responsible for any balance on your account that is not covered by financial aid. Possible payment options include cash or credit card, employer tuition reimbursement, military benefits, or scholarships. Contact an educational funding officer to learn more.

What happens if I withdraw from a course or Herzing University?

Any changes to your enrollment status may affect financial aid eligibility. If you need to withdraw from a course(s), please speak to your advisor to discuss the potential ramifications on your financial aid.

Dependent Students

According to my FAFSA form, I’m considered a dependent student. What does this mean?

Based on your age, marital status, and family status, you may be considered a dependent student and you will need your parent’s help when completing the financial aid process. If you have questions about being declared a dependent student, or if your parents are divorced and you’re not sure which parent(s) need to supply information, please contact an educational funding officer.

What if I am a dependent student, but my parents won’t complete their portion of the financial aid forms?

Unfortunately, if your parents are unwilling to provide the required information then you will likely be ineligible for federal and state financial aid. Please contact an educational funding officer if you have questions about your specific situation.

Verification

What is verification?

Verification if a common step in the financial aid process. If your FAFSA is selected for verification by either the U.S. Department of Education or Herzing University Financial Aid, you will be asked to submit additional information to verify that the questions on your FAFSA form were answered correctly.

What happens if my FAFSA is selected for verification?

If selected for verification, you will be required to submit a Verification Worksheet (provided by your Educational Funding Department) and some, or all, of the following:

  • A copy of your most recent federal tax filing, and your spouse’s or parent’s tax filing if applicable. You can request a free Tax Transcript from the IRS Tax Transcript Request Line by calling 800-829-1040 (fastest service) or go to http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Order-a-Transcript.
  • Proof of child support paid
  • Identity and Statement of Educational Purpose
  • High school diploma or GED

Other supporting documentation includes, but is not limited to:

  • W2’s
  • Birth certificate
  • Immigration papers
  • Social security card
  • Divorce decree or separation documentation (must have correct, current name)
  • Ward of the Court
  • Homelessness documentation
  • SNAP Benefits

I’m ready to apply for financial aid. Where do I start?

Our step-by-step instructions will guide you through the financial aid application process.

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