Financial Aid Comparison Charts

Federal & State Grants*

Pell Grant

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Full time or part time

Currently up to $5,550 per year

Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

  • Exceptional financial need
  • Pell recipient
  • 0 EFC
  • Full time or part time
  • Awarded first-come, first-served

 

Minimum of $100 per year

Ohio College Opportunity Grant (OCOG)

  • Income-based
  • Full time or Part Time

Up to $1872 per year

*Not applicable to Graduate program.  

 

Student Loan Programs

Private Loan

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Must be enrolled at least 2 hours per semester, pursuing a degree

Subsidized Federal Direct Loan

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Must be enrolled at least half time
  • $3,500 year 1
  • $4,500 year 2
  • $5,500 year 3-5
  • Interest paid by federal government while student is enrolled at least half time

Unsubsidized Federal Direct Loan

  • Must be enrolled at least half time
  • Dependent students whose parents are denied for a Parent PLUS loan are eligible for an additional $4000-5000 per year.
  • $2,000-6,000 year 1
  • $2,000-6,000 year 2
  • $7,000 year 3-5
  • Interest must be paid by student during study or added to principal

Federal PLUS Loan (for parents)

  • Student must be enrolled at least half time
  • Up to the cost of education less any financial aid
  • Variable interest rate determined each July