What Amount of Financial Aid is Available?
Eckerd College's normal financial aid package for newly arriving freshmen is $31,247. About 98.0% of first year students obtain some money for college, most of which is in the form of scholarships and grants.
Financial aid helps lower the cost, or the full retail price of the college. However, be aware that the only true college discount are scholarships & grants.
A student loan is not a true college discount, but rather an additional cost consideration. Learn how much student loan debt from Eckerd you may end up taking on.
How Much Aid Is Offered in Scholarships & Grants?
The numbers below apply to grants and scholarships mainly provided by the college itself.
98.0% of first year students (563 total) were awarded scholarships at Eckerd College, averaging $21,411 per student. This ranks in the top 20th percentile of all schools in the country.
In addition to scholarships, 20.0% of freshmen (113 total) received federal grant aid, for about $4,991 per person.
See the usual amount of grants and scholarships first years receive by studying the chart below.
Scholarships are merit-based, while grants are need based.
How Family Income Affects Aid
Determine how much scholarship and grant aid you may expect to get according to your earnings. The chart below shows freshmen getting Title IV assistance including PLUS loans.
|Income Level||Percent of Freshman||Average Assistance|
|Income 110k +||39.6%||$20,377|
The graph above shows students who are getting Title IV aid which is federal aid from the government including grants, loans, and work-study. Learn more.
The Typical Undergraduate Who Gets a Grant or Scholarship Obtains $21,623
1,952 Eckerd students get grants (this is about 95.0% of the total student body). The usual amount these students get is $21,623
Financial Aid Links from Eckerd College
|Financial Aid Department Website||www.eckerd.edu/admissions/financial-aid/|
|Net Price Calculator||www.eckerd.edu/admissions/net-price-calculator/|