Financial Aid

About Financial Aid

How do I apply for Financial Aid?

1. Apply and be accepted for admission.

2. Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after Januay 1st, but before March 15th.

  • College Financial Aid Office
  • FAFSA on the WEB
  • Processing Center

3. Possible supporting documents:

  • Parent and/or student federal income tax return(s)
  • Verification Form
  • FAFSA Worksheets Other
  • Other

How will the amount of my Financial Aid eligibility be determined?

Cost of Education
– Expected Family Conribution (EFC)
————————————————–
=Financial Aid Eligibility

How is the E.F.C. determined?

Dependent Student:
Parent Contribution from Income
+ Parent Contribution from Assets
+ Student Contribution from Income
+ Student Contribution from Assets
———————————————–
= Expected Family Contribution (EFC)

Independent Student:
Student Contribution from Income **
+ Student Contribution from Assets
———————————————
= Expected Family Contribution (EFC)
** Also includes spouse information if student is married.

How will my Financial Aid eligibility be met?

  • Grants and scholarships (Federal, state, institution and/or private)
  • Student Employment
  • Student Loans