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Financial Aid


If you have Pell Grants and/or student loans, you may have excess financial aid that you can use for other things in The College Store like purchasing a laptop computer, meal plan card, or optional supplies.  Generally, the concept of excess financial aid will only apply to students with a PELL grant and/or student loans, but here’s the basic math…

Awarded Financial Aid – Student Account Balance = Excess Financial Aid

Award amounts for both PELL grants and student loans depend on the number of credit hours you are taking for the semester.

PELL Grant                                                               Student Loans

12+ credit hours              100%                                 6+ credit hours              100%

9+ credit hours                  75%                                 <6 credit hours                  0%

6+ credit hours                  50%

3+ credit hours                  25%

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