Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@grinnell.edu
Application Process
Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
On or about March 31
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Institutional Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 001868 Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
302 (83.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
239 (79.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
239 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
239 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$49,436
Need-Based Gift
Received by 239 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $46,465
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 123 (51.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,426
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 38 (15.9%) of aid recipients
121 (33.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,129
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
1,082 (74.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
967 (89.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
967 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
967 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$48,649
Need-Based Gift
Received by 967 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $45,266
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 567 (58.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,215
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 121 (12.5%) of aid recipients
490 (33.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,829
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
50%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$18,352
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
National Merit 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
Children of Faculty/Staff
Local/State Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,813
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