UPDATE: McDaniel College will now be closed today, Thursday, Nov. 15. All classes and events have been canceled. These events include “Books Sandwiched In,” Africa’s Legacy Global Dinner, and tonight’s performance of “Spring Awakening.” The RED Snow Removal Plan is in effect. More info »


Who is eligible for Financial Aid?

In order to be eligible for financial aid, you must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Have a high school diploma or GED certificate; or have completed a high school education in a homeschool setting approved by state law
  • Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment at McDaniel College in an eligible degree
  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible nonresident
  • Have a valid Social Security Number
  • Must be registered with the Selective Service, if you are a male between ages 18 and 25
  • May not be in default on a federal student loan
  • Must not owe an overpayment of a federal loan or grant
  • May not be in excess of aggregate loan limits
  • Must use federal student aid only for education purposes
  • Must be registered at least half-time for federal loans and FSEOG
  • Must meet the state’s requirements for state financial aid programs
  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) as defined by McDaniel College.