How Aid is Determined

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Students' eligibility for most types of financial aid is based on their financial need.  There is no simple method of determining financial need, such as an "income cutoff" or other sort of determination.  In general terms, "financial need" is defined as the difference between what it costs to attend school and the student's resources.  Your student resources is the amount you and your family are expected to have available for school and is calculated based on the information on your FAFSA.

Cost (Student's Budget) - Student's Resources = Financial Need/Maximum Eligibility

We strongly encourage to apply for financial aid if you think you will need help paying for college.