Indiana State Online: Financial Aid

Our Financial Aid Office is available to students with questions about their cost and aid. Below are the steps to apply for financial aid for Indiana State Online programs:

  • STEP 1: Students should apply for aid prior to (or simultaneous with) applying for admission to Indiana State. For instructions and an online application, go to Please note the federal school code for Indiana State University is 001807.
    Note: Students may attend Indiana State and another institution simultaneously—and receive aid to cover both schools. A Consortium Agreement is required. For details, see taking classes elsewhere.
  • STEP 2: Once admitted to Indiana State, students can check their financial aid status by logging on to the MyISU Portal.
  • STEP 3: To continue to receive aid, students must meet satisfactory academic progress requirements and apply for financial aid each year.

Note: For further information on applying for financial aid, transfer students should visit Transfer 101 and graduate students should visit Grad Student 101.


Indiana State Online Students Residing Outside of Indiana: Each of the states has its own approval processes for out-of-state institutions offering online degrees. While Indiana State University endeavors to offer all of its programs to as wide an audience as possible, all ISU online programs may not be available in all states. Currently, online programs are not offered in the state of Massachusetts. To check the status of programs available in a particular state, visit program availability.

Indiana State University online programs are closed to all students residing in a country other than the United States, including U.S. Territories, or Canada, except U.S. military and State Department personnel and their family members with APO/FPO addresses.