Application for Financial Aid: Financial aid is available to assist eligible students who are fully admitted to a degree or certificate program. To apply, students must first complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at Metropolitan State University's federal school code is 010374.

Priority Receipt Dates: The FAFSA should be received by the Financial Aid Office by the following dates:

  • For spring 2016-Nov. 1, 2015;

  • For summer 2016-April 1, 2016;

  • For fall 2016-May 1, 2016;

  • For spring 2017-Nov. 1, 2016.

Adjustments and Return of Funds: If you withdraw from, or fail to complete some or all registered courses, the Financial Aid Office may need to return any "unearned" portion of the financial aid disbursed to you. Funds to be returned are deducted from your student account. You are responsible for repaying any amount due created by a return of financial aid funds. For more information about the Return of Title IV Funds policy, go to

Academic Progress Standards for Financial Aid Eligibility: In order to remain eligible for financial aid, you must establish and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 (3.0 if a graduate student) and successfully complete 67 percent of all credits attempted at Metropolitan State (including transfer credits). Students are eligible to receive financial aid for no more than 150 percent of the number of credits required for degree completion (includes all transfer credits). For more information, see the Terms And conditions page at