Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@ucsd.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
November 30
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 001317 Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
4,517 (70.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,810 (62.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,732 (97.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
969 (35.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$21,988
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,622 (96.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,809
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,695 (62.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,977
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 107 (3.9%) of aid recipients
141 (2.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,648
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
19,878 (64.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
15,973 (80.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
15,711 (98.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
4,821 (30.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$23,197
Need-Based Gift
Received by 15,351 (97.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,857
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 9,690 (61.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,948
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 339 (2.2%) of aid recipients
338 (1.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,300
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
41%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$19,969
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Alternative Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
TEACH Grants
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Engineering/Technologies
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
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
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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