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Incoming Student Financial Aid

Whether you're a new or current student, there’s several steps in the process from applying to receiving financial aid, so it’s good to understand where you are and what to expect next.

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Overview of Financial Aid Process

Step 1 - Apply

Step 1 - Apply for Aid

Step 2 - Review

Step 2 - Review your Financial Aid Package

Congratulations! Your Admissions Counselor will be in touch when your Financial Aid Package is ready to view on your Bison Portal.


Step 3 - Verification

Step 3 - Complete Verification

  • In some instances, supporting documentation will be required to verify the data you put on the FAFSA.The Department of Education notifies you if you are selected for Verification.  

    The Lipscomb Financial Aid Office will notify you of the next steps to satisfy the Verification requirements.  Lipscomb now partners with KHEAA for completing many Verification items.  Be sure to respond to any emails you receive from KHEAA in a timely manner. 


Step 4 - Accept

Step 4 - Accept any Loans you might need


Step 5 - Receive

Step 5 - Receive Offered Aid

Applying for Financial Aid

Applying for Financial Aid

There is a path to affording a life-changing education. Learn more about the steps you need to take to apply for aid that will help you achieve your goals. Follow this step by step process to gain access to financial aid.

Applying for Financial Aid
Tuition & Cost

Tuition & Cost

Each year thousands of Lipscomb students afford a life-changing education. And they do it because at Lipscomb, 99 percent of undergraduates receive some form of financial help, from merit-based scholarships to work-study programs to federal grants. Find out what your options are. The following costs are for a typical undergraduate student living on campus for a semester.

Tuition & Cost
Types of Aid

Types of Aid

There are several ways to finance a Lipscomb degree: grants, scholarships, loans, and work study. Based on these resources, our financial counselors will put the best available package together for you. In addition, Lipscomb will apply any outside scholarships or grants you have earned to your financial aid package.

Types of Aid