$4,692

Avg. Federal Grant

$5,644

Avg. Federal Loan

$118,958,000

Total Aid Awarded

Duquesne University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.

94%

Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.

$118.958M

Financial Aid Official Website

www.duq.edu/admissions-and-aid/financial-aid

Such schemes include Carl S. Micarelli Memorial Scholarship, Chancellor's Award, Joseph P. Gavenonis Scholarship, and Laval Award. It is interesting to note that almost every student at DU receives some kind of financial aid, while the total amount of provided assistance/loans in a year is $23,982,466. The total percentage of candidates applying to Duquesne University who receive the Federal Grant is 20%. On the other hand, 100% of the candidates get the Student Grant, 100% receive the Institution Grant, and 20% get the Pell Grant. Moreover, the average aid amount for Federal Grant awardees stands at $4,871, while the same comes to $3,351 for State Grant receivers and $21,357 for Institution Grant awardees. And, for the Pell Grant awardees, the average aid amount is $4,337. 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. 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 Duquesne University, the percentage of candidates who opt to avail of student loans is around 66%.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

20%

State Grant Aid

23%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

20%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid

$4,692

State Grant Aid

$3,413

Institution Grant Aid

$19,304

Pell Grant

$4,292

A federal grant is also an option for you if you meet the eligibility criteria, 20% of candidates cover up their expenses and the average of it is $4,692. The Pell grants average amount is $4,292 and serves 20% candidates.

In addition to these, the state grants also cover up the expenses of 23% of pupils and the average of it is  $3,413. You might depend upon the institutional scholarships and grants as almost 99% of all students get hold of them and the average of them is $19,304.

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000

$27,836

$30,001 - $48,000

$27,193

$48,001 - $75,000

$23,216

$75,001 - $110,000

$22,701

Over $110,000

$19,151

As per the data from the Duquesne University’s financial aid office, lower the family income higher is the amount of financial aid one can expect to receive. For those students who have a family income under $30,000 can expect to receive an aid amount of $27,836. You will find this amount to be lowered up to $27,193 in case of an income between the range of $30,001-$48,000.

 The aid price decreases gradually as we talk about higher income brackets. For example, a family income ranging from $48,001-$75,000 might make your net price look $23,216 and for a range of $75,001-$110,000, your net aid price will amount to $22,701, while those with family income over $110,000 can expect to receive an aid amount of $19,151. This ensures that the bulk of the money is flowing towards those who need it the most. Here is a breakdown of the same:

Student Loans for Duquesne University

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.

$9,425/Year

Students Taking Out Loans

75%

Loan Default Rate

2.8%

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