Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
admissions@SanDiego.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
December 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 010395 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
865 (75.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
679 (78.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
676 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
120 (17.8%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$42,279
Need-Based Gift
Received by 672 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $35,997
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 448 (66.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,664
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 365 (54.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 365 (54.0%) of aid recipients
203 (17.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,940
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
3,506 (61.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,059 (87.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,031 (99.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
422 (13.9%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$40,082
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,989 (98.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $33,446
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,181 (72.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,472
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,516 (50.0%) of aid recipients
1,044 (18.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,259
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
45%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$30,497
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Private Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
TEACH Grants
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
Not reported
Number of Awards
1,861
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
23
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
237
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
85
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,683
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