$4,371

Avg. Federal Grant

$6,462

Avg. Federal Loan

$12,270,748

Total Aid Awarded

Ottawa University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.

100%

Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.

$12.271M

Financial Aid Official Website

www.ottawa.edu/tuition-and-financial-aid/adult-and-online-students/financial-aid

Ottawa University (OU), Ottawa, Kansas offers grants, scholarships, and aids to the students who are eligible for it and who are in need of any kind of financial assistance. Financial aid is not given on the basis of academics, rankings, or merit basis. It is given to those who genuinely needs financial help to bear the expenses of the university.

Ottawa University has provided aid to all the students as a student receiving aid is 100% and the cumulative aid amount is $12,271,000.

While filling the FAFSA form, students should use the university FAFSA code 001937.

Grants

Federal Pell Grant

This is the most common type of grant.  The application for this is the FAFSA and the results of that application will dictate how much and whether you are eligible to receive these funds.

Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant(SEOG)

This is a “campus-based” grant program and is awarded to highest-need students on a first-come, first-served basis.  There are limited funds available; file the FAFSA before March 15th for priority consideration, although this does not guarantee you will receive FSEOG funds.

Kansas Comprehensive Grant (KCG)

This is a grant program for needy Kansas residents, awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.  The FAFSA must be filed by April 1st, although the March 15th priority deadline is recommended.  The early filing does not guarantee you will receive KCG funds.

Academic Scholarships

Presidential Scholarship - Competitive scholarship awarded to selected first-year students who seek to be agents of change in their college careers and beyond. The award amount will be up to the full cost of tuition each academic year for up to four years.

Provost Scholarship - Competitive scholarship awarded to selected first-year students who seek to be agents of change in their college careers and beyond. The award amount will be up to three-quarters of the cost of tuition per academic year for up to four years.

Franklin County High Achiever Scholarship - Competitive scholarship awarded to select graduates from a Franklin County (KS) High School who demonstrates academic achievement and community service. The award amount will be up to the full tuition cost per academic year for up to four years.

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Scholarship - This half-tuition scholarship is awarded to members of Phi Theta Kappa who are in good academic standing. The award is renewable for two additional consecutive years. Proof of membership is required.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

50%

State Grant Aid

32%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

50%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid

$4,371

State Grant Aid

$2,115

Institution Grant Aid

$13,794

Pell Grant

$4,167

The distribution of the financial aid among the students based on which type of assistance they are eligible is given below:

  • The federal grants are offered to 50% of the students and the total amount received by the student is $4,371.

  • About 50% of the students are receiving Pell grants with a total average aid amount of $4,167.

  • Offers Institutional aid and 100% of students have been given this grant with an average aid amount of $13,794.

  • When it comes to State Aid grant students receiving state aid are 32% and the average amount stands at $2,115.

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000

$19,906

$30,001 - $48,000

$17,871

$48,001 - $75,000

$17,699

$75,001 - $110,000

$15,197

Over $110,000

$14,473

The financial assistance to the students based on the income of the family. Students can expect their financial help based on the income slab they fall in.

  • Students whose family income is below $30,000 or fall between $30,000 and $48,000 may avail an average aid amount of $19,906and $17,871 respectively. 

  • The median aid is considered to fall to those who earn between $48,001 and $75,000, which is a total average amount of $17,699. Higher-income brackets may not avail as much, comparatively. 

  • Those that earn up to $100,000 will receive an average of about $15,197 whereas those who earn more than that will receive a substantially low amount of $14,473.

Student Loans for Ottawa University

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.

$8,679/Year

Students Taking Out Loans

93%

Loan Default Rate

N/A

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