Lakeland University Traditional Financial Aid

Financial Aid Checklist

Financial aid can be a daunting task. We created different checklists for students that will walk you through completing financial aid depending on your current situation. Whether you're a returning traditional student, a brand new student, or any other kind of student, this checklist will make the first steps of your schooling much less stressful.

Traditional Undergraduate Financial Aid

Financial Aid That Fits You

At Lakeland, we know higher education is a considerable investment. It’s why we work to make yours the most comfortable investment you can make by providing helpful financial aid services.

Each student comes to Lakeland with a different set of financial circumstances. We consider every possible funding source to address your unique situation and fill in any gaps with a range of grants, loans, scholarships, and other financial aid solutions.

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Pay For College & Kickstart Your Career

Cooperative Education

Lakeland's award-winning Cooperative Education program is an exciting new way to earn a bachelor's degree, earn valuable professional experience and control the cost of college. Along with the wages you’ll earn, Lakeland’s co-op scholarship helps minimize the financial burden for students. Students also have the option to put their co-op earnings toward tuition to minimize your student loan debt.

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Scholarships & Calculators

Calculate Your Savings

Lakeland University provides academic, specialty, and transfer student scholarships to help make paying for your education a worry-free process. Take our scholarship questionnaire to see what scholarships you qualify for!

Scholarships (Transfer Students)
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Performance-Based Scholarships


Lakeland University has partnered with RaiseMe, allowing students to earn performance-based scholarships for achievements throughout high school in and outside the classroom.


  • Earning an A
  • Taking rigorous courses like honors and AP courses
  • Working a job or internship

As students progress through high school, they'll have transparency into the minimum amount of scholarship or aid grants they can expect from Lakeland before applying.

Here’s how it works:

  1. Create a free portfolio at
  2. Enter high school achievements to date.
  3. Keep profile updated through senior year.
  4. That’s it!

Earnings are instantly displayed in the RaiseMe portfolio and represent the minimum amount of aid or scholarships students can receive from Lakeland University if and when they enroll.

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Lakeland University Promise

Lakeland Promise

Free Tuition Promise Program

The Lakeland Promise will provide qualified Wisconsin students an opportunity to attend Lakeland tuition/fees free for four years, up to three years for transfer students. Lakeland is Wisconsin’s first private college to offer a free tuition promise program for qualified students.

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Get Financial Aid Support

When it comes to financial aid, Lakeland is here to help! Find all necessary financial aid forms, requirements, and information here! 

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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Have financial aid questions? Fill out this form and someone will be in contact with you.