Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@georgiasouthern.edu
Application Process
Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 20
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 001572 Free
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,948 (94.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,755 (69.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,698 (97.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
433 (16.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$11,675
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,556 (94.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,989
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,702 (63.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,741
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 82 (3.0%) of aid recipients
141 (3.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,764
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
17,135 (90.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
12,253 (71.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
11,803 (96.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,554 (13.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$11,087
Need-Based Gift
Received by 10,376 (87.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,246
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 8,272 (70.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,288
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 263 (2.2%) of aid recipients
516 (2.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,768
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
65%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$25,466
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Federal Perkins Loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
Student Access Loans (Sal) And External Alternative Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Hope Scholarships
Federal Work Study
TEACH Grants
Zell Miller Scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
Academic scholarships
Creative arts/performance scholarships
Special achievements/activities
Special characteristics (minority
religious affiliation
other scholarships)
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Military Science
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
2,134
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Creative Writing
Journalism/Publications
Music
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
374
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Community Service
Junior Miss
Leadership
Memberships
Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
313
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children of Public Servants
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
Married Students
Members of Minorities
Religious Affiliation
Veterans
Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
240
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,980
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