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How to Apply for Financial Aid

Step 1

Complete the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  There are 7 easy steps to filling out the FAFSA 7 Easy Steps. A time saving feature in the FAFSA is the IRS Data Retrieval function IRS Data Retrieval Tutorial.  You will need to use SNU's school code 003149.  Once you have completed the FAFSA, your information will be forwarded to the Financial Aid Office (FAO) at SNU.

Step 2

Once SNU receives your FAFSA information, we may need additional paperwork, such as an Independent Verification Worksheet and your signed federal tax return.  We will contact you if we need this additional paperwork.

Step 3

After all paperwork is received and processed, the FAO will determine your financial aid eligibility and will send you an Award Letter to the email address listed on the FAFSA.

Step 4

If you are wanting student loans please complete a Direct Loan Master Promissory Note and Loan Entrance Counseling. The instructions are listed at the bottom of this page.

Step 5

If you accept student loans and will receive a refund, please complete the Refund Request.

If you have any questions, please call your Financial Aid Counselor:   


Rhonda Tyler, Financial Aid Counselor, Graduate Programs

 (405) 491-6685

Connie Miller, Financial Aid Counselor
, Professional Undergraduate Programs
 (405) 717-6204

Don Lewis, Bridge  and Online Financial Aid Counselor
 (405) 491-6668 


(405) 491-6335

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Founded in 1899, Southern Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university - a service of the Church of the Nazarene. Located on a 40-acre campus just west of Oklahoma City, SNU grew out of several small colleges committed to educating people for lives of service to God, leadership, and reconciliation toward their neighbors and within the global community. More than 32,000 alumni work and serve throughout the United States and the world. Read About Our Heritage

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