Welcome to Fairmont State University Financial Aid Office!


It is the mission of the Fairmont State University Financial Aid and Scholarship Office to assist students achieve their educational goals by promoting scholarships, grants, Federal Work Study, and loans. We understand that these opportunities are needed to make college a reality for many students. We aim to educate, assist, and inform students about the financial aid resources    available to them in a student friendly atmosphere. 

Financial assistance in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study is available to full and part-time students who qualify. Approximately 80% of the students at Fairmont State University receive some type of financial assistance, totaling approximately $36 million.  



2017-18 FAFSA Filing Begins October 1, 2016

Have you completed a FAFSA in the past and remember waiting until January 1 in order to start the process?  Do you recall not being able to complete your FAFSA because you had not completed your taxes? 

Starting this fall students will be able to file for aid beginning October 1, a full 3 months earlier than previously allowed


For the first time, applicants will use prior-prior year tax information when reporting personal and family income, currently, the FAFSA uses the previous year's tax information.


Important information you need to know. 

  • Complete the FAFSA using 2015 tax information.
  • Complete your FAFSA as soon as possible after October 1.
  • The institutional deadlines have not changed.
  • The state deadlines have not changed. 
  • First Time Freshman beginning Fall 2017 will begin receiving award packages in November as long as they have been admitted to Fairmont State University and their FAFSA is complete.


Contact Info

Office of Financial Aid
Turley Student Services Center
Room 303
Phone: (800) 641-5678, Opt. 2
(304) 367-4141
Fax: (304) 367-4789

School Code
When filling out your FAFSA, use 003812 as the school code

Office Hours

  • Monday - Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Net Price Calculator

Net Price Calculator
Fairmont State is pleased to provide this student aid calculator to assist you in estimating your costs to attend FSU.  Results are based on 2016-2017 Cost of Attendance figures and student aid eligibility requirements which are subject to change.  These results should assist you in determining an estimate of your out-of-pocket expense to attend Fairmont State.