Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@gmu.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 15
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 003749 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,086 (84.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,248 (72.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,147 (95.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
78 (3.6%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$16,141
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,889 (88.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,507
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,691 (78.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,177
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 883 (41.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 883 (41.1%) of aid recipients
581 (15.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,565
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
14,606 (69.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
12,031 (82.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
11,626 (96.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
218 (1.9%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
53%
Average Award
$14,111
Need-Based Gift
Received by 10,226 (88.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,932
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 8,697 (74.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,626
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,558 (22.0%) of aid recipients
1,872 (8.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,770
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
58%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,362
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
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
Academic scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
4,365
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,910
Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid data displayed on CollegeData’s college profiles is from the 2019-20 academic year.
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