Frequently Asked Questions

Moving in

Money Matters

Scholarships

How can out-of-state students receive non-resident scholarships?
http://www.msstate.edu/dept/audit/91178.html

Since I am an alumnus of MSU, are my children eligible to receive a non-resident scholarship to reduce the cost of out-of-state tuition?
http://www.admissions.msstate.edu/freshmen/money-matters/#scholarships

Is there a list of all of the scholarship opportunities offered by the university?
http://www.admissions.msstate.edu/scholarships/

Where do you find information about scholarships for a particular department?
http://www.admissions.msstate.edu/scholarships/additional/index.php#depart

What is the deadline for entering-freshman scholarships?
http://www.admissions.msstate.edu/scholarships/

Financial Aid

Where do I get information about financial aid and grants?
http://www.sfa.msstate.edu/available/undergraduate/step3.php

What items are needed to apply for financial aid?
http://www.sfa.msstate.edu/howto/ugrad/step1.php

What is FASFA?
http://www.sfa.msstate.edu/howto/loans/fafsa.php

When does the FAFSA need to be completed and sent in?
http://www.sfa.msstate.edu/howto/ugrad/step1.php

What is a plus loan? What is the MTAG?
http://www.sfa.msstate.edu/available/undergraduate/step3.php

What is MPACT?
http://www.collegesavings.org/whatIs529.aspx

How does my student apply for financial aid?
http://www.sfa.msstate.edu/howto/ugrad/step1.php

Account Services

How much does tuition cost?
http://www.sfa.msstate.edu/cost/

Are there payment plans available to pay for tuition and fees?
http://www.controller.msstate.edu/accountservices/

We live out of state. What is the cost for our student to attend MSU?
http://www.sfa.msstate.edu/cost/

How are bursar accounts handled for students?
http://www.controller.msstate.edu/accountservices/

Under what circumstances will my child lose his schedule if fees are not paid on time?
http://www.controller.msstate.edu/accountservices/pastdue/

How will we be notified of billing?
http://www.controller.msstate.edu/accountservices/

How do we make a payment?
http://www.controller.msstate.edu/accountservices/paymentinfo/

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