Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
fao@sjsu.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
November 30
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Not reported
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 001155 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,247 (84.0% of) freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,555 (78.7% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,448 (95.8% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,726 (70.5% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$19,414
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,303 (94.1% of) aid recipients, average amount $12,187
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,283 (93.3% of) aid recipients, average amount $6,701
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 175 (7.1% of) aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 175 (7.1% of) aid recipients
21 (.5% of) freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,890
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
16,689 (70.7% of) undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
15,267 (91.5% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
14,778 (96.8% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
10,334 (69.9% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
89%
Average Award
$19,319
Need-Based Gift
Received by 13,971 (94.5% of) aid recipients, average amount $11,544
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 13,489 (91.3% of) aid recipients, average amount $7,616
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 755 (5.1% of) aid recipients
53 (.2% of) undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,928
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
44%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$18,225
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
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
Architecture
Biological Sciences
Business
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Religion/Biblical Studies
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Creative Writing
Dance
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported