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What CCSD San Marcos Fin Aid Will You Get?

Many students attending California College San Diego can expect to receive financial assistance in various forms, such as scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study programs, making the cost of attendance more manageable.

What amount of CCSD San Marcos financial assistance will actually be available to you?Get answers to your questions here.

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What is Inside a Typical Financial Aid Package at CCSD San Marcos?

$8,622.00 is the typical California College San Diego’s first year financial aid package. 97% of first-year students are awarded financial aid, primarily comprising loans.


College Discounts

Loans are a part of financial aid plans, but the only true college discount is a scholarship or grant that you don’t have to repay.

What About College Loans?

Student debt should be thought of as an “outcome” rather than “aid”. Read more about student loan debt at California College San Diego.

In addition to scholarships, 82% of freshman students (27 total) obtained federal grant aid, averaging $4,573.00 a piece.

How Much Aid Is Available That I Don’t Have to Repay?

The stats and the chart below refer to mainly grants from federal sources, and some local and state grants.

82% of first-year students at California College San Diego (27 total) obtained a federal grant, averaging $4,573.00.


How Income Level Affects Financial Aid

The next table demonstrates grant and scholarship distributions by income level for freshmen getting any form of federally-funded Title IV aid, which includes Federal PLUS loans.

Income LevelPercent of FreshmanAverage Assistance
Income 0-30k69.70%$5,738.00
Income 30k-48k9.09%$5,627.00
Income 48k-75k3.03%$4,604.00
Income 75k-110k0.00%$0.00
Income 110k +0.00%$0.00

Title IV Aid

The table above shows students who are obtaining Title IV aid, which is federal assistance from the government in the form of grants, loans, and work-study. Learn more here.

The Average Undergraduate Who Gets a Grant or Scholarship Will Get $8,622.00.

32 CCSD San Marcos undergrads obtain grant aid (this is about 97% of the entire undergraduate student population). The average amount these students receive is $8,622.00.

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