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 April 1
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