Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@gvsu.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
May 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 002268 Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,382 (90.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,154 (63.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,121 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
510 (24.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$12,606
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,920 (90.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,961
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,491 (70.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,817
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 263 (12.4%) of aid recipients
998 (26.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,164
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
14,647 (81.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
9,830 (67.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
9,712 (98.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2,143 (22.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$11,297
Need-Based Gift
Received by 8,266 (85.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,025
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 7,839 (80.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,480
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 801 (8.2%) of aid recipients
4,339 (24.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,684
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
69%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,969
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 Nursing 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
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,869
Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid data displayed on CollegeData’s college profiles is from the 2020-21 academic year.
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