Welcome to the Financial Aid Office




 Please email vcfinancialaid@unm.edu or call the FA Office at 505-925-8590 for an appointment.






Complete your FAFSA today!

The 2023-2024 FAFSA is now open.  You must complete the application in order to be considered for Federal and selected State Aid Scholarships. This application covers fall 2023, spring 2024 and summer 2024 semesters. 

What if I am not eligible to complete the FAFSA? 

The UNM Application for State Aid application provides Financial Aid for admitted students who are non-citizens. The University of New Mexico Application for State Aid is designed to support UNM students who are not eligible to file for Federal Student Aid (i.e. FAFSA). UNM is a DACA/Undocumented/International safe zone. The 2023-2024 UNM Application for State Aid is open for eligible applicants. This application covers Fall 2023, Spring 2024 and Summer 2024 semesters. 

Priority Filing Date

What are priority funds?

Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (SEOG), State Student Incentive Grant (SSIG), 3% grants, UNM II grants, federal and state work-study. File your FAFSA prior to the first Friday in January.

We know that funding a college education can be challenging for individuals and families. The U.S. Department of Education, the State of New Mexico and UNM-Valencia Campus offer several financial aid programs that can assist a student in meeting the costs of a college education. Whether you visit us in person or our website, our goal is to provide you access to the various financial aid resources available. We know how important an education can be to your future; let us assist you in obtaining that goal.

Please keep in mind that many financial aid programs have priority deadline dates, you must submit required applications before the deadline date to be considered.