Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the Federal School Code for OUWB?

The Federal School Code for OUWB is 002307.

How do I apply for need-based institutional scholarships?

All incoming students who accept an offer of admission to OUWB AND complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), INCLUDING parental information, are considered for need-based scholarships.

*Students over the age of 30 as of August 1st, do not need to include parental information.

How do I apply for merit-based institutional scholarships?

All incoming students who accept an offer of admission to OUWB are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships. No further steps are needed.

When and how will I find out if I have been selected for merit- or need-based scholarship?

The merit-based and need-based scholarships are awarded by the Scholarship Committee on a rolling basis beginning in late October and may continue through the first week of class depending on funding availability.
If you are selected to receive an institutional scholarship, you will be contacted by a member of the OUWB Admissions team.

Are there opportunities to apply for scholarships after matriculation to OUWB?

Yes. Through the generosity of our donors, funds have been provided for currently enrolled students to be eligible to apply for scholarships each September.

When is the priority deadline to submit the FAFSA?

While all eligible students are encouraged to submit the FAFSA on October 1 or shortly thereafter each year, the priority FAFSA submission deadline for incoming and rising M2 students is June 1. The priority deadline for rising M3 and M4 students is May 1.

When will I receive my financial aid offer notification?

Official financial aid offer notifications are emailed to students beginning in early April.

When is the priority deadline to apply for student loans?

The priority deadline for incoming and rising M1 students is July 1. The priority deadline for rising M2 and M3 students is June 1.

Does OUWB offer payment plans?

Yes. You may review information about our interest-free, monthly payment plans, including when and how to enroll, here.

When are the payment deadlines?

Fall semester payment (and payment plan enrollment) is due by August 15 for M1 and M2 students and by July 15 for M3 and M4 students. Winter semester payment is due by January 15 for all students.

Contact Financial Services

We may be contacted directly at medfinservices@oakland.edu or by phone at (248) 370-3611.