Avg. Federal Grant


Avg. Federal Loan


Total Aid Awarded

College of the Siskiyous (COS) Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.


Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.


Financial Aid Official Website


Students can avail of scholarships provided by the college, such as AWA Scholarship Awards, CCNMA Scholarship, Cal Grant A, and Cal Grant B, if they find educational expenses to be on the higher side. As many as 83% of the students at CS get some sort of financial aid, and the total amount of assistance/loans provided is more than $1,110,917 in a year. For additional information about financial assistance schemes, one can head over to CS’s financial aid page at http://www.siskiyous.edu/financialaid/. The total percentage of candidates applying to College of the Siskiyous who receive the Federal Grant is 55%. On the other hand, 75% of the candidates get the Student Grant, 25% receive the Institution Grant, and 55% get the Pell Grant. While the Federal Grant awardees receive an average aid of $4,971, the State Grant receivers and Institution Grant beneficiaries get $2,309 and $400, respectively. And, for the Pell Grant awardees, the average aid amount is $4,213. The annual family income of a candidate is one of the key factors in determining their total eligibility for financial aid. In addition to financial grants and scholarship schemes, students can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans to pay for their education. However, student loans attract a certain rate of interest at which the funds are borrowed. While grants and scholarship schemes do not require repayment, student loans should be repaid by the applicants within a given period. At CS, an estimated number of 26% of the applicants choose to go for student loans.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


$75,001 - $110,000


Over $110,000


Student Loans for College of the Siskiyous (COS)

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.


Students Taking Out Loans


Loan Default Rate