Awarding Policy

Awarding Policy

The total amount of aid from all sources, including all loans, grants, scholarships, waivers and VA benefits cannot exceed a students budgeted cost of attendance: tuition, required fees, room and board, books, personal living expenses and transportation expenses.  If total aid exceeds the budgeted cost of attendance figure, financial aid will be reduced beginning with loan eligibility, followed by grants, waivers and finally scholarships.

The total amount of institutional gift aid (grants, scholarships and waivers) cannot exceed the cost of tuition.  If total institutional gift aid exceeds tuition, aid will be reduced accordingly beginning with institutional grants, then institutional waivers and finally institutional scholarships.