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 2022-23 Financial Aid
Profile of 2022-23 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,299 (96.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
928 (71.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
923 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
186 (20.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
41%
Average Award
$8,248
Need-Based Gift
Received by 601 (65.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,753
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 794 (86.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,367
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 318 (34.5%) of aid recipients
45 (3.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,579
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
5,646 (89.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
4,403 (78.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,307 (97.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
755 (17.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
44%
Average Award
$8,872
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,982 (69.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,575
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,795 (88.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,955
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 999 (23.2%) of aid recipients
321 (5.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,406
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
74%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,248
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
Cheerleading/Drum Major
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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