Types of Aid

UNT offers a variety of options to help you pay for your college education. The types of aid listed below require the following: be a U.S citizen or eligible non-citizen; completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid each year by the established priority dates; maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements; and at least half-time enrollment in an eligible program at the university.

Some programs have restrictions based on established need, residency status, classification, and additional required documentation.

Grants

A grant is free money and does not have to be repaid. If you withdraw from the university, never begin attending a class(es), or stop attending classes, you may be subject to the Return of Title IV Repayment Policy.

Name Eligibility Annual Award Range Population UNT Information
Federal Pell Grant EFC from 0-5486 Up to $6,095 Undergraduate only Learn more
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Must be Pell Eligible Up to $1,000 Undergraduate only Learn more
Federal TEACH Grant Financial Aid Eligible Up to $4,000 Undergraduate only Learn more
TEXAS Grant EFC from 0-5609 Texas Residency Up to $5,000 Undergraduate only Learn more
Texas Public Education Grant Financial Need Varies, up to Need Undergraduate, Graduate N/A
UNT Grant / UNT Tuition Grant Financial Need Varies, up to Need Undergraduate, Graduate N/A

Loans

A loan is borrowed money that must be repaid with interest. If you withdraw from the university, never begin attending a class(es), or stop attending classes, you may be subject to the Return of Title IV Repayment Policy.

Name Annual Award Range Population UNT Information
Federal Direct Subsidized Loan Up to $5,500 (Undergrad only) Undergraduate only Learn more
Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan Up to $12,500 (Undergraduate)
Up to $20,500 (Graduate)
Undergraduate, Graduate Learn more
Parent PLUS Loan Varies, up to COA Undergraduate only Learn more
Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan Varies, up to COA Graduate only Learn more
Private Loans Varies, up to COA Undergraduate, Graduate Learn more
Texas B-On-Time (BOT) Loan This loan is no longer being awarded to new borrowers

Work-Study

The College Work-Study program allows students to work part-time in specified positions to earn up to $2500 per semester to help pay for educational expenses.

If you are a department interested in participating or are currently participating in the College Work-Study program, learn more and download the participation forms.