$5,186

Avg. Federal Grant

$5,090

Avg. Federal Loan

$149,748,267

Total Aid Awarded

San Francisco State University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.

63%

Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.

$149.748M

Financial Aid Official Website

www.sfsu.edu/~finaid/

Among them are scholarship programs such as ASTA Northern California Chapter - Richard Epping Scholarship, AWA Scholarship Awards, CCNMA Scholarship, and Cal Grant A. It is interesting to note that, every year, around 77% of students at SFSU receive some kind of financial aid, while the total amount of assistance/loans provided is $54,239,818. Notably, a total of 48% of the applicants to San Francisco State University receive the Federal Grant every year. Meanwhile, 70% of the applicants receive the Student Grant and 44% are awarded the Institution Grant, while 48% of the students get the Pell Grant. Moreover, the average aid amount for Federal Grant awardees stands at $5,341, while the same comes to $2,487 for State Grant receivers and $5,703 for Institution Grant awardees. And, for the Pell Grant awardees, the average aid amount is $4,900. 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. Apart from financial grants and scholarships, candidates can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans to fund their education. But, they should understand that student loans are borrowed at a certain rate of interest, unlike grants and scholarships. Moreover, the funds received through these loans will have to be repaid within a given timeframe. Every year, around 37% of the applicants to San Francisco State University opt for student loans.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

51%

State Grant Aid

64%

Institution Grant Aid

48%

Pell Grant

51%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid

$5,186

State Grant Aid

$2,332

Institution Grant Aid

$5,669

Pell Grant

$4,927

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000

$13,245

$30,001 - $48,000

$11,815

$48,001 - $75,000

$7,832

$75,001 - $110,000

$3,599

Over $110,000

$863

Student Loans for San Francisco State University

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.

$5,507/Year

Students Taking Out Loans

42%

Loan Default Rate

5.3%

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