Application Process

The FAFSA is the primary application used by students to apply for financial aid. The application can be completed at The federal school code for MGA is: 001581.

Students attending Summer 2024
Complete the 2023-2024 FAFSA using 2021 income tax information. The application deadline is June 30, 2024.

All students attending Fall 2024, Spring 2025, and Summer 2025
Complete the 2024-2025 FAFSA using 2022 income tax information. Click here for more details.

To apply for Hope or Zell Miller Scholarship only, complete the GSFAPP at and list Middle Georgia State University as a receiving school for the application.

Payment Deadline

The payment deadlines for Summer Semester are as follows:

Early Registration: May 8, 2024
Students registered on or before May 8, 2024

Late Registration: May 23, 2024
Students registered May 9- May 23, 2024

Summer Semester 2 nd Session: June 24, 2024
Students attending 2 nd Session classes that begin June 20, 2024

Check your account balance and financial aid offers in SWORDS to make sure you have applied for enough aid to cover your balance. Students will have their classes cancelled for non-payment if the balance is not paid in full.

Does your financial aid offer cover the full cost of tuition and fees? If not consider one of the following payment alternatives:

  1. Enroll in the Bursar Office Payment Plan if applicable for your term of enrollment.
  2. Apply for an Alternative Student Loan.

Transfer Student Information

Students who are transferring to Middle Georgia State University for Summer 2024 and have already completed a FAFSA for 2023-2024, only need to add our school to your application. The federal school code is 001581.

Transient Student Aid

Whether you are visiting MGA as a Transient Student in the summer, or an MGA Student enrolling in transient coursework at another college, click the Transient Student Aid link to see what options are available to assist you. Don’t delay, if you are registered for classes, you will need to pay your fees by the payment deadline.

Financial Aid Available in the MGA Campus Store

Students can use their remaining financial aid awards in the Bookstore at the beginning of each semester. To use financial aid to purchase books and supplies, your financial aid file has to be complete, aid must be authorized, and a student must have remaining aid after all tuition and fees have been paid.

**Special Note: If your term of enrollment begins in Second Session, you will need to work with the Bursar’s Office to have Duke Dollars applied to your account to purchase books and supplies.


After all tuition and fees have been paid and attendance verified for students enrolled, the Bursar’s Office will begin issuing refunds. Click here for the most current information related to disbursement dates.

Additional Information:

Student Loans

Financial Aid Verification : If your FAFSA was selected for verification, all requested documents will need to be submitted before your eligibility is determined. These directions will assist you with creating your account on Campus Logic and uploading the required information.

Frequently Asked Questions: If your question has not been answered on this page, please visit our FAQ page for more information.

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