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Fort Valley State University (FVSU) Financial Aid and Scholarships

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Financial Aid Official Website


University provides grants, gifts, or aid to the students who are in need of any kind of financial help required. There are various types of financial aid available for the students depending upon the eligibility of the student after filling out the FAFSA form the student is granted with some amount of aid depending upon various factors. Some financial aid is not be repaid while some are to be repaid while others are to be repaid with some amount of interest in it. 

The university federal FAFSA code is 001566.

About 85% of the students are receiving aid through the university and the total aid amount received by the students till now sums around $13,331,789.

Some types of financial aid provided by the university are:


The federal government provides grants for students attending college or career school. Most types of grants, unlike loans, are sources of free money that generally do not have to be repaid.

Federal Pell Grant

A Federal Pell Grant, unlike a loan, does not have to be repaid. Pell Grants are awarded usually only to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor's or a professional degree. Pell Grants are considered a foundation of federal financial aid, to which aid from other federal and nonfederal sources might be added.

Federal SEOG

The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant is designed to provide additional assistance to students. To be eligible, a student must complete the FAFSA, have the lowest EFC possible, and be enrolled full time. Funding for the SEOG grant is limited, so apply as soon as possible.

Federal Direct Subsidized Loans

  • Do not accrue interest while the student is enrolled at least half-time and during the six-month loan grace period before repayment begins.

  • Are need-based as determined by the FAFSA.

  • Only undergraduate students are eligible for a subsidized loan.

  • Time limitation on Direct Subsidized Loan eligibility.

Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans

  • Accrue interest at a low fixed interest rate immediately after the loan has disbursed.

  • Are not need-based.

  • Are available to both Undergraduate and Graduate students.

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


We have provided an in-depth breakdown of how the financial aid offered by Fort Valley State University is appropriately distributed among their students. On average, almost 85% of students receive financial aid.

  • The federal grants offered by the university are received by a cumulative 78% of eligible students, with the average amount reaching up to $5,309.

  • Pell Grants are received by at least 78% of students and the aid amount offered is around $5,154.

  • Only 28% of students receive state grant aids, which are valued to be around $4,327.

  • The institutional grants are offered to only 18% of students, with a total average amount racking up to $6,077.

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


Fort Valley State University offered their aid based on the financial needs of the student. With that said, we have also provided some data on what each student may expect their average aid to be depending on the income bracket that they fall under.

  • Students whose family income is between $0 to $30,000, the average aid amount provided is $7,341.

  • If the income falls between $30,000 and $48,000 may avail an average aid amount of $6,138.

  •  The average aid falls to those who earn between $48,001 and $75,000, which is a total average amount of $3,519. 

  • Higher-income brackets may not avail as much, comparatively. Those that earn between $75,001 to $100,000 will receive an average of about $1,263.

  • Those who earn more than $110,001, will receive a substantially low amount of $1,643.

Student Loans for Fort Valley State University (FVSU)

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Students Taking Out Loans


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