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父母 & 家庭

Are you a parent who’s looking ahead to your child’s college years? Or just about to face the first tuition bill? Here are some resources to help parents save for college, learn about financial aid, 了解大学教育的价值,完成申请过程.

The Value of a College Education

There are many benefits that stem from a college education, most of which justify the expenses to obtain a degree. 根据统计数据,有学士学位的人挣近2.1 million USD, associate’s degrees nearly 1.6 million USD, and high school diplomas nearly 1.2 million USD in the course of their careers. In sheer mo净ary terms, 一个拥有学士学位的大学毕业生预计挣的钱几乎是一个大学辍学者的两倍.

The advantages of a college degree are not limited to financial gain only. Society benefits from higher education. Some of these benefits include improved health and longevity, 增加当地, state and federal tax revenue, lower unemployment, increased community involvement, the opportunity to switch or retain a job, the ability to relocate based on lifestyle or geographical preferences, and more time for recreational activities.

然而,大学教育并不是社会向上流动的唯一手段, it is certainly an avenue for students to realize their lifelong goals.

Student Aid and 奖学金 Policy

作为一所公立大学,大发体育app得到了国家有限的支持. An outstanding academic experience for our students comes at a cost, and we recognize that SU may not be affordable to all who wish to enroll.

我们鼓励学生和他们的父母为这项重要的投资制定一个财务计划, 并确定双方愿意承担的教育贷款债务水平. 学生援助, including education loans, can help defray some costs, 但是学生和家长承担支付教育费用的主要责任. 请记住,录取通知书并不是奖学金资助的保证

Information about Your Student's Eligibility

对于学生的经济援助目的来说,满意的学业进展(SAP)要求学生必须在给定的时间内成功完成特定数量的学分并取得一定的GPA. 尽管《家庭教育权利和隐私权法案》(FERPA)的保密政策不允许我们在未经您的学生书面同意的情况下向您发布具体的学术相关信息, 我们鼓励您全面了解学生援助学术进步标准,并意识到您的学生作为联邦学生援助接受者的权利和责任.

How Dropping or Withdrawing Can Affect Your Student Financial Aid

Tips to Manage Your Financial Aid

  • 提前计划: Minimize your financial risk by selecting classes carefully, 平衡你最难的课程和其他课程以及家庭和工作的需求.
  • Understand the Rules for Your Award: 回顾经济援助政策,了解你需要做什么来维持你的资格和保持你的经济援助.
  • Know the Consequences: 你一定要明白如果你退学、退学或没能完成你的课程会发生什么. A financial aid counselor can help determine your financial liability.
  • Consider Your Options Before You Drop or Withdraw: 和教授你的课程的老师谈谈,看看你能做些什么来完成这门课. Make sure you have explored all options for assistance.

Special Circumstances

学生和他们的家庭可能会面临这样的情况:原始的申请信息不能准确地反映他们当前的情况和支付大学学费的能力. When students apply for financial aid, 联邦学生援助免费申请表(FAFSA)上的财务数据反映了学生及其父母上一年的收入, as reported on their federal income tax.

FAFSA被认为是截至提交之日家庭财务状况的“快照”. 预期家庭贡献(EFC)是根据联邦公式计算的,该公式使用家庭和财务信息来确定学生/或家庭的财务实力. EFC代表了学生及其家庭的经济资源中可以合理预期支付大学费用的部分.

如果您或您的家庭目前的收入情况与FAFSA报告的信息不同, 请大发体育app的办公室,以了解您是否符合特殊情况考虑的更多信息.