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Private Colleges and Universities:
Access for Undocumented Students

College of Saint Mary (Women’s College)

7000 Mercy Rd Omaha NE 68106

College of Saint Mary (Women's College)

7000 Mercy Rd, Omaha, Nebraska 68106 USA

Access Information

  • Are undocumented students considered or treated as domestic students for purposes of admission and financial aid?

    Yes

    Additional information:"Nebraska is one of at least 20 states that allow undocumented college students who meet certain requirements to pay the lower in-state rates at public schools, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. But the state bars those students from receiving state aid. In Nebraska, undocumented students — with or without DACA — cannot get state grants or scholarships from public universities."

  • Are undocumented students eligible for merit-based aid/scholarships?

    No

    Additional information:"But undocumented students aren’t eligible for the typical tuition discounts, merit scholarships and need-based aid available to their U.S. citizen peers because the ban extends to scholarships sponsored by state-funded institutions."

  • Are undocumented students eligible for need-based financial aid?

    No

    Additional information:"But undocumented students aren’t eligible for the typical tuition discounts, merit scholarships and need-based aid available to their U.S. citizen peers because the ban extends to scholarships sponsored by state-funded institutions."

  • What financial aid applications should an undocumented student submit (i.e. CSS, FAFSA, forms unique to the school)?

    Misericordia Scholarship Application

  • Does the college or university have an assigned staff member for undocumented students (i.e. such as an undocumented student liaison) or an undocumented student resource center?

    Yes

  • Is there a student organization or club comprised of or advocating for undocumented students?

    No

  • Does your school provide free/low cost access to legal services for undocumented students for immigration-related issues (e.g. DACA renewals or applications, legal screenings)?

    No

  • Does your institution have a website specific for undocumented/DACAmented student support services?

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