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The Mayborn School of Journalism’s 5,000 alumni live and work in 43 states and on four continents.

Paying for College

The best is within your reach

UNT provides a traditional college experience and the quality of a private university at an affordable cost. We’ve been named one of America’s 100 Best College Buys® for 23 consecutive years.

By the numbers

About 75 percent of UNT students receive financial aid and scholarships totaling $360 million annually. This includes more than $46 million in scholarships. To receive first consideration, submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) before UNT’s Feb. 1 priority deadline for scholarship consideration. The admission application deadline is March 15.

Types of Assistance

  • Scholarships: funds awarded based on merit or need; no repayment required
  • Grants: funds awarded based on need; no repayment required
  • Loans: funds that must be repaid at some point
  • Student employment: 3,500 jobs on campus and 8,500 off campus
  • Graduate Assistantships: Students in the Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism may apply for graduate assistantships which provide paid opportunities to work closely with faculty and get published in one of the institute’s literary offerings while pursuing a graduate degree.


Learn more at the UNT Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships website