Finance Your Education

McDaniel Is Possible. Let Us Show You How.

Applying for financial aid may seem like a daunting and time-consuming task, but the McDaniel financial aid staff will help make the process go smoothly for you. Over 90 percent of McDaniel students receive some type of financial assistance. It is an expected aspect of the college decision process and the reality of private education for many families today. We invest over $30 million annually in grants and scholarships to ensure that students from all kinds of financial backgrounds are able to experience a McDaniel education.

Our website will provide you with an overview of the financial aid process—how to apply, how it works, and how to keep it. Additionally, our website provides descriptions of federal and state aid programs, as well as resources for external scholarships and money management.

We are here to help you learn how to make your McDaniel education possible.

Our First-Time Families and Transfer Students are encouraged to look first at the following resources:


Try our McDaniel Net Price Calculator to find out how much gift aid may be available to help decrease your net tuition price.


Consult our How to Apply Guide which lists the basic steps in the application process, as well as additional information on tuition, cost of attendance, and eligibility.


Learn more about the types of financial assistance available at McDaniel, such as loansscholarships and grants, and work-study.


Still have questions? Start with our FAQ, then give us a call at (410) 857-2233 or send an email to