Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@gvsu.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
May 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 002268 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,788 (89.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,452 (64.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,436 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
559 (22.9%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$11,883
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,138 (87.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,077
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,906 (78.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,885
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 260 (10.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 260 (10.7%) of aid recipients
1,031 (24.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,135
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
15,320 (81.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
10,504 (68.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
10,417 (99.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2,096 (20.1%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$10,716
Need-Based Gift
Received by 8,740 (83.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,221
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 8,820 (84.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,510
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 714 (6.9%) of aid recipients
3,873 (20.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,425
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
72%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,131
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 Nursing Loans
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
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Dance
Journalism/Publications
Music
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children of Union Members/Company Employees
Children of Workers in Trades
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Out-of-State Students
Public Servants
Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants
Veterans
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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