$4,841

Avg. Federal Grant

$5,766

Avg. Federal Loan

$46,325,114

Total Aid Awarded

Valdosta State University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.

77%

Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.

$46.325M

Financial Aid Official Website

www.valdosta.edu/admissions/financial-aid/

It is interesting to note that, every year, around 92% of students at VSU receive some kind of financial aid, while the total amount of assistance/loans provided is $33,804,428. Notably, a total of 57% of the applicants to Valdosta State University receive the Federal Grant every year. On the other hand, 90% of the candidates get the Student Grant, 25% receive the Institution Grant, and 57% get the Pell Grant. Moreover, the average aid amount for Federal Grant awardees stands at $5,087, while the same comes to $4,860 for State Grant receivers and $10,664 for Institution Grant awardees. And, for the Pell Grant awardees, the average aid amount is $4,757. 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. However, student loans attract a certain rate of interest at which the funds are borrowed. Candidates are also required to repay these loans within a given period. At Valdosta State University, the percentage of candidates who opt to avail of student loans is around 64%.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

53%

State Grant Aid

49%

Institution Grant Aid

27%

Pell Grant

53%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid

$4,841

State Grant Aid

$4,676

Institution Grant Aid

$10,408

Pell Grant

$4,736

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000

$8,531

$30,001 - $48,000

$7,636

$48,001 - $75,000

$4,600

$75,001 - $110,000

$3,140

Over $110,000

$3,511

Student Loans for Valdosta State University

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.

$6,190/Year

Students Taking Out Loans

68%

Loan Default Rate

8.5%