Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@westga.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On or about May 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 001601 Free
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,788 (96.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,398 (78.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,392 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
898 (64.5%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
44%
Average Award
$8,234
Need-Based Gift
Received by 944 (67.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,169
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,223 (87.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,683
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 310 (22.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 310 (22.3%) of aid recipients
147 (7.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,997
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
7,286 (90.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
5,800 (79.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,719 (98.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,566 (62.4%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
49%
Average Award
$8,186
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,069 (71.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,041
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,119 (89.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,170
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,043 (18.2%) of aid recipients
439 (5.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,552
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
78%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,376
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
Federal Nursing 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
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Humanities
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Debating
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Memberships
Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
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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