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Understanding financial aid

We’re committed to keeping your out-of-pocket costs low. Explore options for scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study.

Step 1: File your FAFSA

Use school code 001813

Applying for aid

Apply for financial aid to help pay for the school year, summer term, or study abroad.

Apply now


Scholarships are gift aid you don’t have to repay. IU Indianapolis offers admission-based scholarships and many others.

Find scholarships


Grants are another form of gift aid. IU Indianapolis and the state and federal governments provide grants to help supplement costs.

Find out about grants


Federal loans may be made available to you or your parents when you apply for financial aid using the FAFSA.

Explore student loans


Federal Work-Study allows you to earn money and gain valuable job experience. Eligibility is assessed based on financial need.

Learn about work-study

IU Indianapolis

Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

Campus Center, Room 250
420 University Blvd

Indianapolis, IN 46202