$5,124

Avg. Federal Grant

$3,093

Avg. Federal Loan

$28,822,027

Total Aid Awarded

San Diego City College Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.

68%

Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.

$28.822M

Financial Aid Official Website

www.sdcity.edu/studentresources/financialaid/default.asp

Students can avail of scholarships provided by the college, such as AWA Scholarship Awards, CCNMA Scholarship, Cal Grant A, and Cal Grant B, if they find educational expenses to be on the higher side. It is interesting to note that, every year, around 82% of students at SDCC receive some kind of financial aid, while the total amount of assistance/loans provided is $1,002,187. Notably, a total of 57% of the applicants to San Diego City College receive the Federal Grant every year. In comparison, 82% of the students get the Student Grant, and 57% of the applicants receive the Pell Grant. On the other hand, the average aid received by the Pell Grant awardees is $4,147. The annual family income of the applicants is also considered for determining the total financial assistance that they will be eligible for. Apart from financial grants and scholarships, candidates can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans to fund their education. In contrast to grants and scholarships, student loans are taken by the candidates at a certain rate of interest. While grants and scholarship schemes do not require repayment, student loans should be repaid by the applicants within a given period. At SDCC, an estimated number of 2% of the applicants choose to go for student loans.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

64%

State Grant Aid

85%

Institution Grant Aid

N/A

Pell Grant

64%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid

$5,124

State Grant Aid

$2,214

Institution Grant Aid

N/A

Pell Grant

$4,948

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000

$7,964

$30,001 - $48,000

$7,342

$48,001 - $75,000

$4,656

$75,001 - $110,000

$3,504

Over $110,000

$1,150

Student Loans for San Diego City College

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.

$3,631/Year

Students Taking Out Loans

1%

Loan Default Rate

14.8%