Financial Aid

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The Northwestern Health Sciences University school code is 012328.

Most Northwestern students are eligible for federal financial aid. To find out if you are eligible, you must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For a preliminary estimate of the financial aid you are eligible to receive, use the Student Aid Calculator.

If you have questions or need assistance, contact our financial aid staff

Applying for Federal Financial Aid

  1. Step 1

    Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

    Apply for a Federal Student Aid PIN. Fill out your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and sign with your PIN. The Northwestern Health Sciences University school code is 012328.

  2. Step 2

    Complete Online Entrance Counseling for Federal Stafford Loans

    You must complete online Entrance Counseling to obtain a Stafford Loan. Sign with your PIN.

  3. Step 3

    Sign a Master Promissory Note (MPN)

    To complete your Stafford Loan application process, you must sign a Master Promissory Note with your PIN.

  4. Step 4

    Fill out your final documentation

    These documents help us complete the final processing of your financial aid.

When to Apply for Federal Financial Aid

As a prospective student or current student, complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Financial Aid) after January 1 of the year you plan to enroll.

You may submit your FAFSA before you file your taxes. Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to update your FAFSA after your taxes are completed.

Examples of Financial Aid Awarded

Take a look at real-life examples of financial aid awards.

Scholarships and Grants

Scholarships and grants are available for:

  • College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • College of Chiropractic
  • School of Massage Therapy


Northwestern offers a variety of institutional and privately-funded scholarships to assist our students with financing their education.

Additional financial assistance is available through Federal Grants, the U.S. Grant and the International Scholarship.

Learn more about scholarships and grants.

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