Student Financial Assistance

Student Financial Aid Information

Office of Student Financial Assistance

Kansas State University's Office of Student Financial Assistance. Contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance with any questions or concerns at finaid@ksu.edu or in-person at:

Manhattan CampusSalina CampusOlathe Campus
104 Fairchild Hall2310 Centennial22201 W. Innovation
Manhattan, KS 66506Salina, KS 67401Olathe, KS  66061
785-532-6420
877-817-2287
785-826-2638913-541-1220

U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid

The federal student aid website of the U.S. Department of Education.

Eligibility for Federal Student Financial Aid

Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information

Kansas State University's notice of availability of institutional and financial aid information. Learn about student loans, scholarships, and grants

State Grant Assistance

Provides information on each state's education program, colleges and universities, financial aid programs, grants, scholarships, continuing education programs, and career opportunities. Access the Kansas Board of Regents student financial aid page.

Federal Verification Process

The federal verification process ensures the information you reported on your free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is accurate. This process is required by federal regulations on selected applications.   

Return of Title IV Funds

If a student who received federal financial aid funds withdraws from Kansas State University, the Office of Student Financial Assistance must calculate how much, if any, federal financial aid must be returned to the federal government.

Notice of Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations

Eligibility to qualify for federal student financial aid may be suspended or terminated due to a drug-related conviction.

Student Loan Counseling

Kansas State University is participating as an Experimental Site, under section 487A(b) of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, and does not require student loan entrance counseling. Learn more about the Experimental Site Initiative.

Loan Entrance Counseling in the Federal Direct Student Loan Program

If you are a first time borrower under the Federal Direct Subsidized or Unsubsidized Student Loan Program, Kansas State University requires you to have successfully completed Entrance Loan Counseling under 34 CFR 685.304(a) before your Federal Direct Loan can be authorized for disbursement. This federal requirement is in place to help ensure that you, the student loan borrower, understand both the responsibilities and obligations associated with borrowing under this federal student loan program. Learn more about this requirement.

Loan Exit Counseling in the Federal Direct Student Loan Program

If you have utilized one or more federal student loans from the Federal Direct Student Loan Program and/or the Federal Family Education Loan Program to meet your education costs, Kansas State University requires you to successfully complete Exit Loan Counseling under 34 CFR 685.304(b). This federal requirement is in place to help ensure that you, the student borrowing under the Federal Direct Loan Program and/or the Federal Family Educational Loan Program, understand both the responsibilities and obligations associated with borrowing under this federal student loan program. Learn more about this requirement

Additional Resources

Recipients of Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving each type of financial aid.

Code of Conduct for Education Loans

The code of conduct ensures trust in our administration of financial resources that are available to help students fund their education.

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)

The U.S. Department of Education's central database for student aid. It provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and grants so that recipients of Title IV Aid can access and inquire about their Title IV loans and/or grant data.   

Preferred Lender Information

Kansas State University does not have a preferred lender list or arrangement with any outside vendors; we do not recommend or promote outside lenders. 

Private Education Loan Disclosures

If you have exhausted all federal, state, and institutional forms of financial aid eligibility, but are still in need of additional financial resources to help meet your educational costs, then an alternative student loan may represent a viable option for you. Please note: Kansas State University has no relationship with and does not endorse any of the lenders listed.

Additional Information

Foreign gifts

List of foreign gifts may be available for inspection during regular business hours at the Office of Student Financial Assistance, 104 Fairchild Hall.

Self-Certification Form

Self-certification form is provided upon request to those students applying for an alternative loan.  Students may request this form by visiting the Office of Student Financial Assistance in 104 Fairchild Hall or by email to finaid@ksu.edu.