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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 15,501
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 73%
Average Aid Amount $6,717
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 3,793
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 90%

Financial Aid Information at GVSU

For the academic year 2020-2021, a total of 15,501 students (73% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $6,717. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 3,793 students (90% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at Grand Valley State University is $13,560 for Michigan residents and $19,296 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2020-2021, a total of 15,501 students (73% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $6,717. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at Grand Valley State University for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at Grand Valley State University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid15,50173%$6,717
Pell Grants6,07229%$4,401
Federal Student Loans11,96157%$6,589

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 3,793 beginning students (90% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 3,736 students (89% 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 Grand Valley State University.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at Grand Valley State University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid3,79390%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources3,32379%$7,944
Federal Grants1,79843%$3,581
Pell Grants1,06025%$4,495
Other Federal Grants1,40233%$1,195
State/Local Grants3819%$1,060
Institutional Grants3,10274%$6,304
Student Loans2,38957%$6,701
Federal Student Loans2,35856%$5,317
Other Student Loans2937%$11,845

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2020-2021, total 2,924 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended Grand Valley State University. Among them, 2,429 students have lived on campus and 134 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at Grand Valley State University
Living Status201820192020
Living On-Campus2,1202,2382,429
Living Off-Campus with Family196211199
Living Off-Campus without Family106105134

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 2020-2021 . 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 Grand Valley State University
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level2,6222,233$18,153,677$6,924
$0 - $30,000361361$5,061,626$14,021
$30,001 - $48,000281281$3,724,371$13,254
$48,001 - $75,000421412$3,790,085$9,003
$75,001 - $110,000517419$2,418,051$4,677
$110,001 or more1,042760$3,159,544$3,032