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Gaston Financial Aid

Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 2,401
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 43%
Average Aid Amount $3,849
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 231
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 72%

Financial Aid Information at Gaston

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 2,401 students (43% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $3,849. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 231 students (72% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees at Gaston College is $2,704 for North Carolina residents and $8,848 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 2,401 students (43% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $3,849. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at Gaston College for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at Gaston College
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid2,40143%$3,849
Pell Grants2,08137%$3,768
Federal Student Loans00%$0

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 231 beginning students (72% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 221 students (69% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at Gaston College.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at Gaston College
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid23172%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources22169%$5,372
Federal Grants20464%$5,330
Pell Grants20263%$5,275
Other Federal Grants258%$872
State/Local Grants6219%$1,539
Institutional Grants52%$871
Student Loans00%$0
Federal Student Loans00%$0
Other Student Loans00%$0

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2018-2019, total 220 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended Gaston College. Among them, 0 students have lived on campus and 55 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at Gaston College
Living Status201620172018
Living On-Campus000
Living Off-Campus with Family1219971
Living Off-Campus without Family807555

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2018-2019 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at Gaston College
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level203203$1,062,143$5,232
$0 - $30,000127127$763,733$6,014
$30,001 - $48,0004040$195,154$4,879
$48,001 - $75,0003232$93,120$2,910
$75,001 - $110,00044$10,136$2,534
$110,001 or more00$0$0