Information for Veterans

College Costs Tools

Compare financial aid, default rates, costs and more using various consumer planning tools.

Eligibility Information

This section includes some of the most important things veterans need to know about eligibility at Penn State.

How to Apply for Financial Aid

Your guide to applying for financial aid, including things you need to know, resources, and assistance with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

How Your Financial Aid Relates to Your Student Account Statement

Everything you want to know about how to complete your registration, apply your financial aid to the account statement, how your aid is disbursed, and why we may ask for more information.

Federal Direct Loan Limits

A table that outlines the maximum annual and career/aggregate loan limits for the subsidized and unsubsidized loans.

Federal Pell Grant

The Federal Pell Grant is funded by the U.S. Department of Education and awarded to students with demonstrated financial need. Grants do not need to be repaid.

Penn State Office of Veterans Programs

For veterans and veterans benefits recipients. Provides resources to assist with admissions, employment, applying for GI Bill® benefits, and other veteran-specific information.