$4,717

Avg. Federal Grant

$4,678

Avg. Federal Loan

$3,234,812

Total Aid Awarded

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.

23%

Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.

$3.235M

Financial Aid Official Website

www.pennhighlands.edu/admissions/financial-aid

It is interesting to note that, every year, around 87% of students at PHCC receive some kind of financial aid, while the total amount of assistance/loans provided is $2,864,982. More information regarding the financial assistance schemes can be accessed on PHCC’s official financial aid page at http://www.pennhighlands.edu/admissions/financial-aid. The total percentage of candidates applying to Pennsylvania Highlands Community College who receive the Federal Grant is 55%. In comparison, 63% of the students are awarded the Student Grant, 5% get the Institution Grant, and 55% of the applicants receive the Pell Grant. Moreover, the average aid amount for Federal Grant awardees stands at $4,409, while the same comes to $2,537 for State Grant receivers and $3,141 for Institution Grant awardees. On the other hand, the average aid received by the Pell Grant awardees is $4,012. 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. Alternatively, the candidates can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans, apart from financial grants and scholarship schemes to pay for their studies. However, student loans attract a certain rate of interest at which the funds are borrowed. Candidates are also required to repay these loans within a given period. At PHCC, an estimated number of 58% of the applicants choose to go for student loans.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

59%

State Grant Aid

33%

Institution Grant Aid

5%

Pell Grant

59%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid

$4,717

State Grant Aid

$2,251

Institution Grant Aid

$2,411

Pell Grant

$4,639

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000

$6,634

$30,001 - $48,000

$4,832

$48,001 - $75,000

$2,681

$75,001 - $110,000

$1,048

Over $110,000

N/A

Student Loans for Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.

$4,793/Year

Students Taking Out Loans

64%

Loan Default Rate

14.7%

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