Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office assists students with every aspect of the financial aid process. Staff members evaluate students’ financial aid files, issue institutional award notices, process loan applications and are available to help students obtain information concerning outside scholarships.

Financial Aid Forms

To view and download PDFs for students planning for the 2021-2022 year, visit the 2021-2022 Financial Aid Forms page.

To view and download PDFs for students planning for the 2020-2021 year, visit the 2020-2021 Financial Aid Forms page.

Financial Aid Timeline

Need help figuring out when financial aid deadlines and class start dates are? Visit the Financial Aid Timeline page to view important dates to keep in mind.

Financial Aid Eligibility

In general, to be eligible for federal financial aid you must:

  • Demonstrate financial need (for most programs)
  • Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
  • Have a valid social security number (with the exception of students from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau)
  • Be registered with Selective Service, if you’re a male (you must register between the ages of 18 and 25)
  • Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student in an eligible degree program
  • Be enrolled at least half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress
  • Not be in default on a federal student loan and do not owe money on a federal student grant.

Finalization of financial aid

Complete the following financial aid requirements:

To view Financial Aid Award Offer:

FalconHub – Follow this link to get started

  1. Go to www.friends.edu
  2. Hover mouse over “Students”
  3. Select “FalconHub”
  4. Login with username and password
  5. Select “Student Self Service”
  6. Select “Financial Aid”
  7. Select “Award Offer”
  8. Select “Options to Pay Net Cost”
  9. Review your student loan offer, then click “Select”
  10. Select “Accept”, “Decline” or “Modify” (Selecting “Modify” gives you the option to accept less than the full-time loan amount)
  11. Select “Submit”
  12. If you choose to accept your federal student loans, please log onto studentaid.gov to complete the Master Promissory Note and Entrance Counseling.

To view financial aid requirements or missing financial aid documents on FalconHub:

FalconHub – Follow this link to get started

  1. Login with username and password
  2. Select “Student Self Service”
  3. Select “Financial Aid”
  4. On the top right hand corner ensure that you have selected the correct “Award Year”
  5. View financial aid requirements on the “Home” tab, located on “Student Requirements”
  6. Review required missing financial aid documents

Please contact the financial aid office at financialaid@friends.edu for any financial aid questions that you may have.

Additional program-specific eligibility criteria may exist.

Student Loan Code of Conduct

For consumer information visit the consumer information page.

For more frequently asked questions, visit the financial aid frequently asked questions page.

Financial Aid Forms

Students have a variety of financial aid options for the 2021-2022 school year, including Federal Pell Grants, Federal direct loans and institutional aid. It is important that you start the financial aid process as early as possible, so that your file can be completed before classes begin.

Rights and Responsibilities

This page can help you understand your rights and responsibilities as they relate to applying for and receiving financial aid from Friends University.

Apply for Financial Aid

Students are required to apply every year by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Learn more information on how to apply for financial aid.

Financial Aid Timeline

Need help figuring out when financial aid deadlines and class start dates are? Here are the important dates to keep in mind.

Loan Options

There are two types of loans for which students and parents may be eligible: federal and private. Learn more about the loan options available.