Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
fao@sjsu.edu
Application Process
Application Deadline
December 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 001155 Free
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,229 (80.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,314 (71.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,231 (96.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,634 (73.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$19,008
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,930 (86.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,854
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,173 (97.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,226
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 81 (3.6%) of aid recipients
12 (.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,516
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
15,863 (69.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
13,476 (85.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
13,014 (96.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
8,960 (68.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$19,924
Need-Based Gift
Received by 11,511 (88.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,622
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 12,669 (97.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,142
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 445 (3.4%) of aid recipients
35 (.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,961
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
38%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,992
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
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
Architecture
Biological Sciences
Business
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Religion/Biblical Studies
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Creative Writing
Dance
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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