First-Time, Full-Time Freshmen

Financial Aid



+/- Aid Type 2015 Count $ Sum % Count % Sum 2016 Count $ Sum % Count % Sum 2017 Count $ Sum % Count % Sum
HOPE Scholarship 1351 $3,601,219 31.01% 44.31% 1235 $3,188,692 29.47% 40.43% 1304 $3,377,579 28.89% 40.23%
FDL Unsubsidized Loans 1235 $956,878 28.35% 11.77% 1177 $985,687 28.09% 12.50% 1276 $988,505 28.27% 11.77%
FDL PLUS Loans 175 $735,555 4.02% 9.05% 193 $815,075 4.61% 10.33% 199 $974,008 4.41% 11.60%
Zell Miller HOPE Scholarship 192 $686,523 4.41% 8.45% 213 $757,490 5.08% 9.60% 256 $931,783 5.67% 11.10%
FDL Subsidized Loans 652 $696,372 14.97% 8.57% 603 $646,815 14.39% 8.20% 676 $653,942 14.98% 7.79%
Pell Grant 275 $585,981 6.31% 7.21% 263 $568,179 6.28% 7.20% 254 $570,790 5.63% 6.80%
External Non-Need Based Grants 166 $200,310 3.81% 2.46% 68 $281,042 1.62% 3.56% 187 $236,413 4.14% 2.82%
External Loans 62 $281,534 1.42% 3.46% 191 $239,892 4.56% 3.04% 54 $213,507 1.20% 2.54%
State Loans 67 $176,512 1.54% 2.17% 74 $215,608 1.77% 2.73% 60 $174,010 1.33% 2.07%
Institutional Non-Need Based Grants 104 $134,878 2.39% 1.66% 119 $136,211 2.84% 1.73% 132 $152,462 2.92% 1.82%
Athletic Scholarships 32 $33,750 0.73% 0.42% 22 $39,006 0.53% 0.49% 44 $86,014 0.97% 1.02%
SEOG 25 $18,750 0.57% 0.23% 17 $11,250 0.41% 0.14% 20 $8,250 0.44% 0.10%
Federal Work Study Awarded 16 $6,498 0.37% 0.08% 14 $1,136 0.33% 0.01% 45 $7,371 1.00% 0.09%
Other State Non-Need Based Grants 4 $12,000 0.09% 0.15% 1 $1,000 0.02% 0.01% 6 $22,000 0.13% 0.26%
Totals 4356 $8,126,760 4190 $7,887,083 4513 $8,396,634
Avg $ Awarded $1,866 $1,882 $1,861
IPEDS First-Time, Full-Time Freshmen summer/fall entrants.