Paying for College

Even though UW Colleges Online offers the lowest online tuition and fees in the UW System, paying for college still requires a lot of planning. The information in this section will help you make a sound financial decision.

Financial Advantages

  • We have the lowest online tuition in the UW System. We also cost far less than other private colleges.  
  • With the flexibility of online classes, you can keep working and go to school at the same time. 
  • You can live at home and save money on room and board.

Browse this section for information and resources related to tuition, financial aid, scholarships, and more.  

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

To get the financial aid process started check out these videos

FAFSA Overview

How to Fill Out the FAFSA

How to view your UW Colleges financial aid in PRISM

UW Colleges Online students who have completed the financial aid process can view this video to learn how to check their financial aid in PRISM.