Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@georgiasouthern.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
May 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 20
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 001572 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
4,039 (95.6% of) freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,882 (71.4% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,795 (97.0% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
450 (16.1% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Award
$11,225
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,606 (93.2% of) aid recipients, average amount $8,527
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,830 (65.5% of) aid recipients, average amount $4,728
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 103 (3.7% of) aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 103 (3.7% of) aid recipients
142 (3.4% of) freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,759
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
17,585 (91.1% of) undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
12,884 (73.3% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
12,344 (95.8% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,476 (12.0% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Award
$10,904
Need-Based Gift
Received by 10,673 (86.5% of) aid recipients, average amount $7,953
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 8,922 (72.3% of) aid recipients, average amount $5,422
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 252 (2.0% of) aid recipients
487 (2.5% of) undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,864
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
63%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,671
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
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
Student Access Loans (Sal) And External Alternative Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Hope Scholarships
Federal Work Study
TEACH Grants
Zell Miller Scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
Academic scholarships
Creative arts/performance scholarships
Special achievements/activities
Special characteristics (minority
religious affiliation
other scholarships)
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Military Science
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
1,845
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Creative Writing
Journalism/Publications
Music
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
373
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Community Service
Junior Miss
Leadership
Memberships
Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
314
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children of Public Servants
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
Married Students
Members of Minorities
Religious Affiliation
Veterans
Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
217
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,749