For eligible students, financial aid may be offered to meet or reduce the cost of education. Sources may be from grants, scholarships and work-study programs from federal, state, institutional and private sources. Financial aid from these programs may be combined in an "award package" to meet or defray from the cost of education.
Financial Aid is not intended to cover all basic living expenses. However, in many cases it is available to help students achieve their college goals without placing a financial burden on their families.
Financial aid may be offered based on merit or need. Merit-based aid is offered based on the recognition of special skills, talents, or academic ability. Need-based aid is offered based on the applicant demonstrating financial need.
Financial need is the difference between the cost of attending Walters State and the family's ability to pay. The family's ability to pay, called the Expected Family Contribution (EFC), is determined by completing a need analysis application, the https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa:
Please, visit the Cost of Attendance page for more information.