Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@westga.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning May 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 001601 Free
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,390 (90.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,048 (75.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,048 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
735 (70.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
42%
Average Award
$8,251
Need-Based Gift
Received by 741 (70.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,442
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 890 (84.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,586
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 314 (30.0%) of aid recipients
110 (7.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,447
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
6,171 (91.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
4,860 (78.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,859 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,015 (62.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
46%
Average Award
$8,876
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,486 (71.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,301
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,127 (84.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,970
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,068 (22.0%) of aid recipients
346 (5.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,798
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
76%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,107
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
Federal Nursing 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
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Debating
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State 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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