A quality college education is within reach for everyone at Rio Grande. More than 80 percent of all Rio students receive financial aid in the form of scholarships, grants, loans or work study.

The primary focus of the Financial Aid Office is to assist you with the challenge of paying for your education. The key to financing your education is to plan early and keep your options open.


Important Dates:

Spring 2017 Financial Aid and Billing Timeline
A timeline of dates which list the bill due date, registration fees, and financial aid overage checks for the Spring 2017 term.

2017-18 FAFSA  Available October 1, 2016
This year you will use 2015 tax information to complete the FAFSA. For more information visit www.studentaid.gov/FAFSA 

Private Donor Scholarship Application New Student Deadline: December 1, 2016
Returning Student Deadline: January 1, 2017

Spring 2017 SAP Appeals
Deadline: January 2, 2017