$7,180

Avg. Federal Grant

N/A

Avg. Federal Loan

$6,158,515

Total Aid Awarded

Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.

54%

Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.

$6.159M

Financial Aid Official Website

www.wpcc.edu/financial-aid

Such schemes include North Carolina Student Incentive Grant and Triangle Scholarship Program. It is interesting to note that, every year, around 77% of students at WPCC receive some kind of financial aid. One can visit WPCC's financial aid page at http://www.wpcc.edu/financial-aid for more information. Notably, a total of 74% of the applicants to Western Piedmont Community College receive the Federal Grant every year. In comparison, 76% of the students are awarded the Student Grant, 16% get the Institution Grant, and 65% of the applicants receive the Pell Grant. While the Federal Grant awardees receive an average aid of $6,657, the State Grant receivers and Institution Grant beneficiaries get $1,448 and $780, respectively. On the other hand, the average aid received by the Pell Grant awardees is $7,512. 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. In addition to financial grants and scholarship schemes, students can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans to pay for 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.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

70%

State Grant Aid

16%

Institution Grant Aid

10%

Pell Grant

70%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid

$7,180

State Grant Aid

$2,383

Institution Grant Aid

$1,338

Pell Grant

$7,133

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000

$8,460

$30,001 - $48,000

$7,283

$48,001 - $75,000

$6,995

$75,001 - $110,000

$4,558

Over $110,000

N/A

Student Loans for Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC)

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.

$6,157/Year

Students Taking Out Loans

5%

Loan Default Rate

13.7%

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