Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
financialaid@calpoly.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
December 4
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 001143 Free
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,456 (78.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,673 (48.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,560 (93.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
175 (11.2%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
56%
Average Award
$10,459
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,483 (95.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,451
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 939 (60.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,238
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 659 (42.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 659 (42.2%) of aid recipients
562 (12.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,505
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
12,356 (61.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
8,315 (67.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
7,851 (94.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
704 (9.0%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$10,774
Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,264 (92.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,159
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,725 (60.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,009
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,853 (36.3%) of aid recipients
2,525 (12.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,943
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
41%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$22,411
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
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Alternative Loans; California Dream Loan
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Federal TEACH Grant; California Dream Grant
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture
Architecture
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Library Science
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Creative Writing
Dance
Debating
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Rodeo
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Local/State Students
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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