Financial Aid Statistics Comparison
For all undergraduate students, the average percent receiving aid is 54.33 % and the average aid amount is $9,759. The financial aid includes Federal (Pell and other federal), state, local, institutional or other grant aid, and federal student loans. Next table compares the total number and percentage of undergraduate students who received any financial aid between selected schools for academic year 2017-2018.
|Name||Number Receiving Aid||Percent Receiving Aid||Average Amount|
|California State University-Fullerton||24,128||69%||$8,268|
|University of California-Santa Cruz||12,056||69%||$18,500|
Beginning Students Financial Aid
For first-time, full-time beginning students, the average percent of receiving grant and/or scholarship is 20.11 % and the average grant amount is $3,444. This includes grants or scholarship from all sources - federal (pell grants and other federal grants), state/local, and institutions. The average percent of students who receiving student loans (federal and other student loans) is 8.33 % and the average loan amount is $1,789. Next table compares the financial aid statistics for first-time, full-time undergraduate students (freshmen) between selected schools for academic year 2017-2018.
|Number Receiving Aid (Percentage)||Average Amount||Number Receiving Aid (Percentage)||Average Amount|
|California State University-Fullerton||3,316|
|University of California-Santa Cruz||2,645|