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Contact Us:

Financial Aid Office
Elderdice Hall
Hours: M-F 8:30-4:30pm
Phone: 410-857-2233
Fax: 410-386-4608
Email: finaid@mcdaniel.edu
School Code: 002109

Finance Your Education

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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 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 insure 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.

Learn more about our interest-free monthly payment plan administered by Tuition Managament Systems

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 800-638-5005 or send an email to finaid@mcdaniel.edu.