How Much Financial Aid Can I Get?
How much aid you get depends on:
• Your financial need;
• Your cost of attendance (total amount it will cost you to go toschool); and
• Your enrollment status (that is, full-time, half-time, etc.).
Calculating your financial need
Aid for most of our programs is awarded based on financial need (except for Direct Unsubsidized Loans, Direct PLUS Loans, and
TEACH Grants. The EFC is the number used to determine your federal student aid.
Calculating Your Financial Need
Your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is used to determine your financial need:
Cost of Attendance
– Expected Family Contribution
Understanding your Expected Family Contribution (EFC)
You can get detailed worksheets of the EFC formula at www.studentaid.ed.gov/pubs. Click on the year under The EFC Formula, or you can call the Federal Student Aid Information Center at 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243).