University of Delaware


Freshman award notices will be available through My Blue Hen Home by mid-February.

File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for all sources of aid.

Student Financial Services


Congratulations to our newly admitted students!

Answers 4YOU Commitment to Delawareans Right to Know New Student Orientation First Year Experience

Welcome and Overview

At Student Financial Services we are committed to helping students and their families take a holistic look at financing their UD education. Our goal is to provide transparent information on the expected costs and financial aid so you can make the best decision for your family. We understand the financial commitment is an essential part of any decision to invest in the valuable education and experience UD will provide.

Important Resources

Information on Financing a University of Delaware Degree


Delaware Residents

My Blue Hen Home - Provides important information on admission, financing and awards, visiting campus, majors, and activities, along with a checklist to help you navigate the admission process.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - This is the only form you need to submit to be considered for need-based financial aid, including grants and student loans. UD's school code is 001431.

New Student Info - Use the tabs at the top of this page to explore other types of financial aid that may be available to you. Have questions? Click on 4YOU for answers or to send us a question online.

Admission Timeline and Key Dates

Apply for Admission

January 15 or earlier: student submits application for admission (apps received by 1/15 will be considered for merit scholarships)

Get Admitted

8 - 12 weeks later after completed admissions app: Students notified of admission decision

Explore Financial Aid

1 - 2 weeks after admission notification: Students notified of merit scholarships

October 1 - January 15 (recommended): Student submits Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for early award notification

Mid-February: Estimated full aid award notification for students who complete the FAFSA

Visit Us

Decision Days: TBD

Make Your Decision

  • May 1: Admission deposits due