Funding your degree

Tuition and cost of living

The most up-to-date information about tuition and fees at UMSI can be found through the U-M Office of the Registrar.

Resources from the U-M Office of Financial Aid

A standard student budget to help applicants calculate the cost of living in Ann Arbor (MSI students might find that their personal budget looks slightly different than the standard student budget)
A Net Price Calculator to estimate financial aid and expenses (note: requires a CollegeBoard login to use)

Funding resources for all BSI students

There are a variety of potential sources of funding for BSI students, regardless of whether you transferred from across campus or from another institution. Both merit and need-based scholarships are available. The following resources exist to help you fund your degree:

CEW+ Scholarships - The CEW+ Scholarship Program serves women and nontraditional students
CEW+ Emergency Funding - CEW+ is able to offer small emergency grants to nontraditional undergraduate students
UMSI Emergency Funding - The School of Information Student Emergency Fund aims to help meet the financial needs of our students who encounter an emergency situation or one-time, unusual, or unforeseen expenses during their degree program
Go Blue Guarantee - U-M covers the full cost of in-state tuition for four years of undergraduate study for Michigan residents with a family income less than $65,000, and tuition support for families with incomes up to $180,000
Financial Aid Calculator - The Net Price Calculator helps students and parents explore the cost of a U-M education 
External funding spreadsheet - The external funding spreadsheet provides information about funding sources from outside the university
College Board Online - A scholarship search database, financial aid calculator, and college search database
FastWEB! - A searchable database of more than 275,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans
FinAid - A free, comprehensive guide to student financial aid
SallieMae - A general guide to financial aid with several financial aid calculation forms, a glossary of financial aid terms, and a lender search engine 
U.S. Department of Education - Useful information regarding government support
Student Employment page - The Student Employment Office can help U-M students find part-time jobs, including Work-Study jobs

Funding resources for cross-campus students

Students who would lose funding from their current school are eligible to receive matching scholarships. 

Funding resources for new transfer students

Financial aid for students who transfer from community colleges is available from university, federal, and state programs. Transfer students are considered for most university scholarships upon admission to U-M.