Understanding Financial Aid for You
Your financial aid, which includes grants and scholarships, will depend upon your financial need. The information provided on this page will show what you will likely be given from Caldwell determined by income and any other factor you may need to consider.
What is Inside a Normal Financial Aid Offer at Caldwell
Caldwell University's average financial aid plan for incoming freshmen is $31,745. About 93.0% of new students get some form of financial aid, most of which is scholarships and grants.
Financial aid includes scholarships, grants, and student loans. However, loans must be paid off, thus they aren't a true college discount.
We feel that loan debt really should be thought of as an added expense and not as "aid" or a "discount". Read more about student loan debt at Caldwell.
How Much Aid Is Offered That Is Not Loans?
The numbers below refer to grants and scholarships primarily offered by Caldwell University.
93.0% of incoming freshmen (321 total) were offered scholarships at Caldwell University, averaging $16,260 a piece. This ranks in the top 40th percentile of all schools in the nation.
In addition to scholarships, 48.0% of freshmen (165 total) received a federal grant, averaging $4,778 a person.
The graph directly below reveals the average volume of scholarship and grant aid distributed to all freshmen.
Grants are usually based on need while scholarships are merit-based.
Amount of Financial Aid Per Family Income
The table following shows grant and scholarship distributions by family income for freshmen receiving any kind of federal Title IV assistance, such as Federal PLUS loans.
|Income Level||Percent of Freshman||Average Assistance|
|Income 110k +||1.4%||$16,800|
Title IV aid includes loans, grants, or work-study awarded from the federal government typically determined by financial need. Learn more here.
$20,504 is the Average Total an Undergrad Will Get in Grants or Scholarships
1,278 Caldwell undergrads receive grants (this is about 80.0% of the complete student population). The average amount these students receive is $20,504
Financial Aid Links from Caldwell University
|Financial Aid Department Website||www.caldwell.edu/financial_aid/|
|Net Price Calculator||www.caldwell.edu/financial-aid/netprice|