$5,039

Avg. Federal Grant

$4,554

Avg. Federal Loan

$17,260,979

Total Aid Awarded

Dutchess Community College (DCC) Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.

33%

Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.

$17.261M

Financial Aid Official Website

www.sunydutchess.edu/admissions/financial_aid/

Such schemes include Aid to Native Americans, Albert E. Wischmeyer Memorial Scholarship, Military Service Recognition Scholarships, and New York State Scholarship for Academic Excellence. As many as 70% of the students at DCC get some sort of financial aid, and the total amount of assistance/loans provided is more than $6,223,014 in a year. More information regarding the financial assistance schemes can be accessed on DCC’s official financial aid page at http://www.sunydutchess.edu/admissions/financial_aid/. At DCC, the total percentage of applicants who receive the Federal Grant stands at 46%. Meanwhile, 64% of the applicants receive the Student Grant and 6% are awarded the Institution Grant, while 46% of the students get the Pell Grant. While the Federal Grant awardees receive an average aid of $5,024, the State Grant receivers and Institution Grant beneficiaries get $2,176 and $2,109, respectively. And, for the Pell Grant awardees, the average aid amount is $4,849. 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. In contrast to grants and scholarships, student loans are taken by the candidates at a certain rate of interest. Moreover, the funds received through these loans will have to be repaid within a given timeframe. At DCC, an estimated number of 28% of the applicants choose to go for student loans.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

47%

State Grant Aid

60%

Institution Grant Aid

5%

Pell Grant

47%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid

$5,039

State Grant Aid

$2,209

Institution Grant Aid

$2,073

Pell Grant

$4,993

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000

$8,748

$30,001 - $48,000

$6,530

$48,001 - $75,000

$3,461

$75,001 - $110,000

$1,573

Over $110,000

$68

Student Loans for Dutchess Community College (DCC)

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.

$4,672/Year

Students Taking Out Loans

30%

Loan Default Rate

14.5%

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