Avg. Federal Grant


Avg. Federal Loan


Total Aid Awarded

University of Oregon 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


Financial Aid is an important part of the entire application and enrollment process.

For University of Oregon, to be eligible for financial aid it is compulsory to fill the FAFSA form and it should be completed in October prior to enrollment at the University of Oregon each year. 

The total aid awarded by University of Oregon is $75,079,859 which about 48% of the enrolled students receive.


Scholarships are obtainable to the new students and those who are so far attending the university. This is  an area where the University  has helped the students to make their education affordable and it has shown tremendous progress. Funding for need- and merit-based scholarships increased from $28.2 million in 2013-14 to $37.8 million in 2018-19, a gain of 34%.

 Some of the scholarships provided by University of Oregon are as follows:

  • General University Scholarship

  • Diversity Excellence Scholarship

  • Stamps Scholarship

  • Presidential Scholarship


Grants, part of gift aids are given to students who are in need of finances to complete their degrees. The Federal Government awards some grants for students of University of Oregon that we will be talking about:

To know more about the scholarships and grants, click here.

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


Here is a breakdown of all the financial aid that students at University of Oregon receive:

  • Approximately 24% of the students get Federal Grant Aid, which comes to around $4,750
  • The same percentage of students receive the Pell Grant aid, which is 24% of the student population. The amount comes up to $4,375
  • 14% of the students are entitled to State Grant Aid, the amount for which is somewhere around $2,177
  • The most amount of aids comes from the institution as 64% of students receive it. The amount for this aid is around $5,202
  • 40% of the students take a loan at the default rate of 4.1%, the amount for which is $7,496 approximately.

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


As we have mentioned earlier, the financial aids are given based on financial needs too. Keeping that in mind, here is a breakdown of the amounts that students from different income groups can expect. In the income group of $0-$30,000, students can expect aids of approximately $13,219. For the next scale, which is $30,001-$48,000, the students receive grants of $12,191 on an average. Unfortunately, however, as the scales keep increasing, the grants keep decreasing quite a bit. The next scale, which is $48,001-$75,001, students can expect grants of about $10,266. The higher the scale, the drastic the difference. This can be noticed as the scale of $75,001-$110,000, the grant only covers $4,285, and the last cap which is anything above $110,000, the grant comes up to only $1,836.

Student Loans for University of Oregon

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.


Students Taking Out Loans


Loan Default Rate


Student loans, unlike the scholarship grants need to be repaid to the lenders and most of the times have interest rates to taken into account to. Loans require students to be more careful about the source from which it is acquired. Even though there are a lot of private loan sources out there, it is advisable to look at federal loans first. Here are a few options for loans that you can consider as a student of University of Oregon:

  • Federal Direct Loans (Subsidized and unsubsidized)
  • Federal Parent PLUS loans
  • Federal Perkins Loan
  • Graduate PLUS Loans
  • Alternative loans (private loans)

To know more about these loans, their interest rates and more, you can click here.

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