Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@sfsu.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
November 30
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 001154 Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
2,194 (88.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,821 (83.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,705 (93.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
254 (14.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$15,025
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,669 (97.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,771
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,168 (68.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,773
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 214 (12.6%) of aid recipients
55 (2.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,318
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
15,683 (79.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
14,151 (90.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
12,951 (91.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,543 (11.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
62%
Average Award
$14,314
Need-Based Gift
Received by 12,235 (94.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,318
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 8,104 (62.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,421
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,121 (8.7%) of aid recipients
403 (2.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,431
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
27%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$6,167
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
Federal work study available
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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