$5,243

Avg. Federal Grant

$4,537

Avg. Federal Loan

$162,155,818

Total Aid Awarded

California State University, Fresno Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.

77%

Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.

$162.156M

Financial Aid Official Website

www.fresnostate.edu/studentaffairs/programs/financialaid/

Notably, 89% of the students at California State University-Fresno get some kind of financial aid every year, and the total amount of assistance/loans provided adds up to around $36,147,961. One can visit CSUF's financial aid page at http://www.fresnostate.edu/studentaffairs/programs/financialaid/ for more information. The total percentage of candidates applying to California State University-Fresno who receive the Federal Grant is 62%. In comparison, 85% of the students are awarded the Student Grant, 56% get the Institution Grant, and 62% of the applicants receive the Pell Grant. Furthermore, the average aid for the Federal Grant receivers is $5,363, and the same stands at $2,607 for State Grant awardees and $6,284 for Institution Grant recipients. On the other hand, the average aid received by the Pell Grant awardees is $4,836. Among other things, the annual family income of the applicant plays a major role in determining the total financial aid they are actually eligible to receive. Apart from financial grants and scholarships, candidates can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans to fund their education. However, student loans attract a certain rate of interest at which the funds are borrowed. Moreover, the funds received through these loans will have to be repaid within a given timeframe. Every year, around 22% of the applicants to California State University-Fresno opt for student loans.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

66%

State Grant Aid

66%

Institution Grant Aid

60%

Pell Grant

66%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid

$5,243

State Grant Aid

$2,488

Institution Grant Aid

$6,258

Pell Grant

$5,110

As shown in the table the breakdown includes Federal Grants, Pell Grant, Institutional grants and State grants with institutional grants having the highest percentage contribution of 60% with an average aid amount being $6,258.

Pell grants have a percentage of 66% with an average aid amount of $5,110 which is higher than the state grant aid average of $2,488.

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000

$12,848

$30,001 - $48,000

$11,438

$48,001 - $75,000

$7,788

$75,001 - $110,000

$4,284

Over $110,000

$1,222

As per the data from the California State university-Fresno financial aid office, lower the family income higher is the amount of financial aid one can expect to receive. Those students who have a family income under $30,000 can expect to receive an aid amount of $12,848 while those with family income over $110,000 can expect to receive an aid amount of $1,222. This ensures that the bulk of the money is flowing towards those who need it the most.

Student Loans for California State University, Fresno

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.

$4,841/Year

Students Taking Out Loans

28%

Loan Default Rate

5%

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