Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@usfca.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 001325 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
945 (73.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
781 (82.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
778 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
70 (9.0%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$36,087
Need-Based Gift
Received by 774 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $30,296
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 594 (76.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,366
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 64 (8.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 64 (8.2%) of aid recipients
386 (29.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,873
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
4,263 (67.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,742 (87.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,722 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
273 (7.3%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$35,618
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,661 (98.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,709
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,815 (75.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,296
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 215 (5.8%) of aid recipients
1,578 (25.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,498
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
49%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,752
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
State Loans
Available
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
Academic scholarships
Special characteristics (minority
religious affiliation
other scholarships)
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
4,249
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
4,249
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$5,025
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