Most people, regardless of income, qualify for some kind of financial aid. We help you get the financial aid you may qualify for, and make it simple for you to understand. Let us help you find the financial aid that makes sense for you. Many students are amazed at the financial aid they’re eligible to receive. Grants, scholarships, and student loans are just some of the financial aid options available if you qualify. Call us at (800) 622-3188 and we’ll walk you through your financial aid and assistance options.
Did you know that more than half of U.S. undergraduates receive federal financial aid? According to the U.S. Education Department, 57% of students obtained federal grants, loans, and other benefits in a recent school year.2 Many more students receive assistance through grants, scholarships, state programs, and private or college-provided financing.
Think you won’t qualify for financial aid? Most people do, so get the facts first—the key is finding the right option for you. At California College San Diego, our friendly financial planners will help you get all the financial aid you qualify for. Just call (800) 622-3188 to see how much you could get.
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|Student Aid Program||Type of Aid||Program Details||Annual Max Award Limits|
|Federal Pell Grant||Grant: does not have to be repaid.||Available almost exclusively to undergraduates; all eligible students can receive the Federal Pell Grant amounts they qualify for.||$5,815 (2010/2011 school year). Subject to change every July 1st.|
|Federal Supplemental |
|Grant: does not have to be repaid.||For undergraduates with exceptional financial need; priority is given to Federal Pell Grant recipients; funds depend on availability at school.||Amounts vary depending on school's allocation.|
|Federal Work Study ||Money is earned while attending school; does not have to be repaid.||For undergraduates with exceptional financial need; priority is given to Federal Pell Grant recipients; funds depend on availability at school.||No annual maximum.|
|Federal Perkins Loan ||Loan: must be repaid.||Five percent loans for both undergraduate and graduate students; payment is owed to the school that made the loan.||$5,500 for undergraduate students; |
$8,000 for graduate students.
|Direct Subsidized Loan||Loan: must be repaid.||Direct Subsidized: U.S. Department of Education pays interest while borrower is in school and during grace and deferment periods.||$3,500 to $8,500, depending on grade level.|
|Direct Unsubsidized Loan||Loan: must be repaid.||Direct Unsubsidized: Borrower is responsible for interest during life of the loan.||$4,000 to $18,500, depending on grade level (If you do not qualify for Direct Subsidized loan).|
|Federal PLUS Loan ||Loan: must be repaid.||Available to parents of dependent undergraduate students.||Cost of attendance minus any other financial aid the student receives.|
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