Future Students

Financial Aid

Because every family’s finances are different, Henderson State University offers a variety of flexible approaches to fit the valuable education that we offer into your budget. Federal, state, institutional, and private funding opportunities include grants, scholarships, waivers, loans and work-study programs.

How to Apply for Financial Aid

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid online at fafsa.gov and include Henderson’s institutional code – 001098 so that we will receive your information.
  • Before receiving an award of financial assistance from Henderson State University, you must be admitted into a degree program. Submit an application for admission to the university accompanied by an official copy of your high school record.
  • Our official means of communication is email. Please check your HSU email often. You may also check the status of your application and financial aid awards by logging into your MyHenderson account.
  • Transfer students should forward all official transcripts from previous institutions to Admissions at Henderson State University before any financial aid awards can be processed.

Financial Aid Checklist


Our team of professionals is available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., to discuss your options and guide you through the financial aid process.

Front Desk Phone: 870-230-5148
Fax: 870-230-5481