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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Santoyo: Not everyone can afford financial literacy

Santoyo: Not everyone can afford financial literacy

October 29, 2019

I may be a humanities major, but numbers have always been a part of my life. Ever since I’ve been able to count, numbers represented the days since my dad left for work — days that inevitably eroded...

Office of Financial Aid, 1801 Hinman Ave. The University’s no-loan policy will be fully implemented next year, but students are struggling with financial options to cover expenses.

No-loan policy to be fully implemented in 2019-2020, but students still grapple with financial aid options

February 5, 2019

With the incoming Northwestern class of 2023, every undergraduate student that qualifies for financial assistance from the University will fall under NU’s no-loan policy, which was introduced in fall...

The Office of Financial Aid, 1801 Hinman Ave., shares a building with the Office of Undergraduate Admission. This year, federal grant applications are available earlier to help low-income students, which poses a challenge for Illinois residents eligible for the Monetary Award Program grant.

Changes to FAFSA process might squeeze MAP grant applicants, administrators say

September 29, 2016

Applications for federally-funded financial aid will open earlier this year, which may inconvenience in-state students eligible for Monetary Award Program grants. This year, the Free Application for...

FAFSA updates to benefit new and prospective Northwestern students

September 23, 2015

Current and prospective Northwestern students will have an easier time filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid after modifications made by President Barack Obama’s administration this...

Northwestern updates website after congressman accuses colleges of creating financial aid hurdles

February 17, 2014

Northwestern’s undergraduate financial aid office made changes to its website after U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) accused many elite colleges, including NU, of violating federal law by misleading...

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