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Tuition & Financial Aid

Though UA Cossatot has the second lowest tuition in the state of Arkansas, many students do still need help paying for college. Assistance can be received from UA Cossatot Foundation scholarships, institutional scholarships, local scholarships, state scholarships and grants, and federal grants. Payment plan options are also provided for fall and spring terms.

Financial Aid

There is a three step process that must be completed each academic year in order to receive financial aid:

  • Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (UA Cossatot school code:  012432).
  • If requested, provide any additional documentation.
  • Make sure process is completed by the deadlines



Scholarships are a type of financial aid that do not need to be repaid. Scholarships are awarded on various criteria usually reflecting the requirements, values and purposes of the award donor. Scholarships can be based on merit, need, demographics, or career focus.

The UA Cossatot Scholarship application deadline is March 1 every year. However, check back here for scholarships that may become available throughout the academic year.

Veteran Affairs

UA Cossatot is a veteran friendly college offering tuition waivers and support for those students who may be active, inactive, retired or a dependent of a military serviceman or woman.

Career Pathways

The Arkansas Career Pathways Initiative is a program that enables UA Cossatot to offer those who have a child under the age of 19 and qualify for career training and college classes. Career Pathways can also assist you in obtaining a GED, and the campus may have additional funds available for:

  • Tuition and Textbooks
  • Childcare
  • Transportation


Current students can make a payment or set up a payment plan online via FACTS or Campus Connect. You can also pay at your campus business office window with cash, check, or debit card. Payment plans are not available for summer terms. 

Tuition & Fees

UA Cossatot’s tuition and fees will vary from online to in-class programs, as well as in-state or out-of-state residency status.

Disbursements & Refunds

Financial aid and scholarship disbursements are applied to a student’s account to cover their tuition, fees and books. Disbursements will not be made until admission documents are completely turned in and the verification process is complete.

If a student’s financial aid awards exceed their charges, they will receive a refund check for the amount.

Net Price Calculator

Net Price Calculator is a tool that students can use to estimate their "net price" of attending UA Cossatot. Your "net price" of attending college is the total of your tuition, fees, books and supplies minus any scholarships and grants you might be eligible for. 


Access Your Financial Aid Account Information via Campus Connect


You can always view your current status in Campus Connect with these steps

Login to Campus Connect

Click 'Account Info' in main toolbar 

Click 'Review Financial Aid' 

Select the current year to view your financial aid information

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