Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@gmu.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
February 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 003749 Free
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,129 (84.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,184 (69.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,104 (96.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
96 (4.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$15,991
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,789 (85.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,496
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,582 (75.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,143
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 886 (42.1%) of aid recipients
603 (16.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,710
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
15,027 (70.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
12,188 (81.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
11,820 (97.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
282 (2.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
54%
Average Award
$14,521
Need-Based Gift
Received by 10,255 (86.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,296
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 8,551 (72.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,659
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 4,822 (40.8%) of aid recipients
4,274 (19.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,534
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
58%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$31,797
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Not reported
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid data displayed on CollegeData’s college profiles is from the 2020-21 academic year.
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