Avg. Federal Grant


Avg. Federal Loan


Total Aid Awarded

Pierce College-Puyallup Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.


Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.


Financial Aid Official Website


It is interesting to note that, every year, around 49% of students at PCP receive some kind of financial aid, while the total amount of assistance/loans provided is $2,997,232. One can visit PCP's financial aid page at http://www.pierce.ctc.edu/financial-aid for more information. At PCP, the total percentage of applicants who receive the Federal Grant stands at 28%. In comparison, 34% of the students are awarded the Student Grant, 8% get the Institution Grant, and 28% of the applicants receive the Pell Grant. While the Federal Grant awardees receive an average aid of $4,194, the State Grant receivers and Institution Grant beneficiaries get $3,295 and $2,122, respectively. And, for the Pell Grant awardees, the average aid amount is $4,020. 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. 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 PCP, an estimated number of 16% of the applicants choose to go for student loans.

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


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


Student Loans for Pierce College-Puyallup

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.


Students Taking Out Loans


Loan Default Rate


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