How Many Undergrads Get Financial Assistance?
Dutchess Community College's average financial aid offer for newly arriving freshman students is $10,842. About 64.0% of freshman students obtain financial aid, most of which is in the form of scholarships and grants.
Student loans are a part of financial aid packages, but the only true discount from the cost of college is a grant or scholarship that you do not have to pay back.
Student debt should be viewed as an "outcome" instead of "aid". Read more on student loan debt at Dutchess Community College.
How Much Aid Is Offered in Scholarships & Grants?
The numbers plus the chart below refer to primarily federal grants, and some local and state grants. 46.0% of freshmen at Dutchess Community College (662 total) received a federal grant, averaging $5,024. As well as grants, 6.0% of freshmen (91 total) received scholarships by the college, averaging $2,109 per student.
The chart below shows the typical amount of scholarship and grant aid distributed to all first year students.
Grants are usually need-based while scholarships are merit-based.
Financial Aid by Income Level
Discover how much scholarship and grant assistance you may expect to obtain according to your earnings. The chart below displays freshmen getting federal Title IV aid such as PLUS loans.
|Income Level||Percent of Freshman||Average Assistance|
|Income 110k +||5.8%||$319|
The graph above displays undergrads who are getting Title IV aid which is federal assistance from the government in the form of loans, grants or work-study. Learn more.
$5,748 is the Average Amount an Undergraduate Receives in Scholarships or Grants
Of the 8,582 undergraduates at Dutchess Community College about 33.0% (2,854 in total) get some sort of grant aid. The typical amount granted was $5,748. The majority in the form of Pell Grants.
Dutchess Community College Financial Aid Information
|Financial Aid Department Website||www.sunydutchess.edu/admissions/financial_aid/|
|Net Price Calculator||www.sunydutchess.edu/aboutdcc/consumerinformation/|