How Much Financial Assistance is Available?
$13,196 is the average Pennsylvania State University - Lehigh Valley's freshman financial aid offer. Around 68.0% of incoming students obtain some kind of financial assistance, most of which is scholarships and grants.
Loans come bundled into financial aid packages, even so the only true discount off of the cost of college is a scholarship or grant that you do not have to pay back.
Student debt should be regarded as an added expense instead of as "aid" or a "discount". Read more on student loan debt at Penn State Lehigh Valley.
Amount of Penn State Lehigh Valley Scholarships & Grants
The numbers plus the graph following refer to primarily federal grants, as well as some local and state grants. 42.0% of first year students at Pennsylvania State University - Lehigh Valley (87 total) obtained a federal grant, averaging $4,915. In addition to grants, 50.0% of first year students (104 total) were awarded scholarships by the university, averaging $2,559 per student.
See the typical volume of grants and scholarships freshmen get by looking at the graph below.
Scholarships are awarded based on merit, while grants are awarded based on financial need.
Amount of Aid By Income Level
The table following displays grant and scholarship distributions by family income for freshmen receiving any type of federally-funded Title IV aid, including Federal PLUS loans.
|Income Level||Percent of Freshman||Average Assistance|
|Income 110k +||14.6%||$1,016|
Education funding by the federal government available as grants, loans, or work-study is known as Title IV aid. Get more info on Title IV here..
$5,250 is the Common Total an Undergraduate Will Get in Grants or Scholarships
682 Penn State Lehigh Valley students get grant aid (this is around 79.0% of the total student population). The typical amount these students get is $5,250
Pennsylvania State University - Lehigh Valley Financial Aid Links
|Financial Aid Department Website||studentaid.psu.edu/|
|Net Price Calculator||tuition.psu.edu/CostEstimate.aspx|