$4,568

Avg. Federal Grant

$8,585

Avg. Federal Loan

$1,275,175

Total Aid Awarded

Unitek College Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.

100%

Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.

$1.275M

Financial Aid Official Website

https://www.unitekcollege.edu/financial-aid/

As per the reports of Unitek College, it has been disclosed that almost all of the students receive financial aid which offers a great sense of relief to the student population.

The total financial aid and scholarships awarded to students reach up to a cumulative sum of $1,275,175. Depending on the candidate’s application and eligibility, they will be open to special benefits or offers, varying from scholarships to grants.

The Financial Aid (FA) Department of Unitek College strives to provide excellent service to deliver financial aid information to prospective, current & former students and their families. Information provided includes federal, state, institutional, and private aid options to cover the educational cost.

The FA Staff assists in the completion of required documents and processes all financial aid awards. The focus of the Office is helping students attend the college by alleviating or eliminating financial barriers and maximizing all available resources to help meet each student's financial needs.

FA staff assist students in a variety of ways throughout the enrollment process and while attending school. The college recognizes that each student is an individual with unique needs and barriers.

The FA Office strives to provide information to increase awareness of available financial resources and to provide information on how to access resources by reaching out to students, parents, and the general public. It recognizes that financial barriers are not always long term and significant but can also be short term and only involve small amounts of funds.


Unitek College Scholarships

There are a number of scholarships open to you if you are applying to Unitek College based on your financial need and academic excellence. They are explained in detail as follows:

  • Clinical Educational Scholarship: The college may allow discounts to qualified employees of institutions providing clinical education experience to students. The size, availability, terms & conditions of these discounts are subject to change from time to time. For complete details please contact the Admissions department. This scholarship is capped at $100,000 annually across all Unitek College Campuses.

  • ADN Alumni Scholarship: This scholarship is available to graduates of Unitek College’s Vocational Nursing (VN) Diploma program who enroll in Unitek College’s pre-licensure Registered Nursing (RN) program: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. This scholarship is awarded based on financial need & requires the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Financial need is defined as Cost of Attendance – Estimated Financial Assistance – Expected Family Contribution. This scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with any tuition reduction programs or create a credit balance on any student’s account. In the event a credit balance is created resulting from the Alumni Scholarship, the scholarship will be reduced to remove the credit balance. Applications for this scholarship will be completed during the enrollment process into the RN program.

  • VN Alumni Scholarship: This scholarship is available to graduates of Unitek College’s Medical Assisting Diploma program who enroll in Unitek College’s Vocational Nursing (VN) program: This scholarship is awarded based on financial need & requires the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Financial need is defined as Cost of Attendance – Estimated Financial Assistance – Expected Family Contribution. This scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with any tuition reduction programs. Applications for this scholarship will be completed during the enrollment process into the VN Diploma program.

  • RN-to-BSN Alumni Scholarship: Graduates of Unitek College’s Associate of Science in Nursing (ADN) program, who pass the NCLEX-RN exam are eligible for a discount of 25% off the tuition of Unitek College’s RN-to-BSN program.


Grants

Grants are need-based financial aids awarded to students that need not be paid back. Rather institutions do provide such opportunities to directly offset costs for the recipients to overcome or combat severe financial circumstances which might act as a barrier in their academics. Some of the grants offered by Unitek College are explained below:

  • Cal Grant: Funds are awarded for the fall, spring, and summer terms only if eligible. Cal Grants may be renewed if the recipient continues to meet the income, asset, unmet need found on the established eligibility requirements and information based on the results of a current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA & GPA Verification forms must be submitted to the Cal Grant office by March 2nd to meet the CSAC’s deadline. Students must be enrolled at least half-time and meet Cal Grant requirements in the semester in order to receive this disbursement.

  • Cal Grant A: provides tuition/ fee assistance for Undergraduate California residents at a qualifying four-year college. These awards vary by type of college. The following GPA requirements are as follows: Students who have a high school GPA of at least 3.0 & meet the established program eligibility criteria or if applying using a Community College GPA must have at least a 2.40.

Note: Award Amounts will differ based on the type of college. 2016-2017, Cal Grants are up to $12,240 at a University of California Campus, $5472 at a California State University Campus & up to $9084 at an Independent College.

  • Cal Grant B: provides living allowance & tuition fee assistance. Awards for most first-year students are limited to an allowance of up to $1656 for books & living expenses. When renewed or awarded beyond the freshman year, the award also helps pay for tuition & fees (up to $12,240 at a UC campus, up to $5,472 at a CSU campus & up to $9,084 at independent colleges for 2016-2017) GPA must be a least a 2.0 to meet requirements.

  • Cal Grant C: assists with tuition & training-related costs (such as books & supplies) for occupational, vocational, & technical programs. Grant provides up to $547 for books, tools & equipment & up to $2,462 more for tuition & fees if the student is attending a school other than a California Community College. Cal Grant C is available for up to two years. Additional required Cal Grant C Supplemental Forms must be submitted to CSAC upon the applicant’s award submission.

Cal Grant Refund Policy

Cal Grant recipients may want to rescind their Cal Grant Award & notify the California Student Aid Commission of their leave or withdrawal in order to preserve their eligibility for a future semester.

Students can process a leave of absence request with the California Student Aid Commission online at the official website & click the link “WebGrants4Students.” In this case, the student would be responsible for covering the tuition balance on their student account.

If a student is dismissed or withdraws from school, all unearned Title IV funds will be refunded to the Department of Education, & any unearned funds will be returned to Cal Grant or State Funds & lastly, to Private Loans accordingly.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

28%

State Grant Aid

2%

Institution Grant Aid

N/A

Pell Grant

27%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid

$4,568

State Grant Aid

$3,100

Institution Grant Aid

N/A

Pell Grant

$4,379

It is important to realize what number of students get certain aids since it gives the students a smart idea of what's in store from all sorts of assistance they are expecting.

Everybody is qualified for financial aid the second they apply for the college through FAFSA form, yet the significant point to raise is how often as well as to whom is a sure aid given.

With regards to awards, students get the chance to take up various awards; government,  or state awards.

  • As per the records observed, 28% of the students are awarded Federal Grant Aid which adds up to at a normal of $4,568.

  • Almost 27% of the students receive Pell Grants which add up to a normal of around $4,379.

  • Roughly 2% of the students are eligible for state awards at a normal of around $3,100.

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000

$7,176

$30,001 - $48,000

$3,691

$48,001 - $75,000

$1,328

$75,001 - $110,000

$128

Over $110,000

$44

Financial aid in the form of federal aid is provided to a student, depending on the income of the student or the student’s family. The average federal aid in Unitek College is calculated according to the family income of the student and is segregated into 5 different income brackets.

For a student who has a family income ranging from 0 to $30,000, the average federal aid provided is $7,176 whereas a student having a family income ranging from $30,001 to $48,000 the average federal aid is $3,691

The student who has a family income ranging from $48,001 to $75,000 the average federal aid provided is $1,328 whereas the student having an annual income ranging from $75,001 to $110,000 the average federal provided is around $128. And the student having an annual income range greater than $110,000, the average federal aid provided is $44.

Student Loans for Unitek College

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.

$15,308/Year

Students Taking Out Loans

100%

Loan Default Rate

N/A

Almost all the students of Unitek College takes out a loan for studying at the college. The average amount of these loans can be summed to an approximate amount of $15,308 per annum.

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