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Financial Aid Comparison Between Southern Conference (SoCon) Members

All UndergraduateBeginning Students

Financial Aid Statistics Comparison

For all undergraduate students, the average percent receiving aid is 81.80 % and the average aid amount is $16,302. 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 colleges in Southern Conference (SoCon) for academic year 2019-2020.

All Undergraduate Financial Aid Statistics Between Colleges In Southern Conference (SoCon)
NameNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount
Samford University
3,40195%$17,676
Mercer University
4,54793%$23,635
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
10,36763%$8,451
Western Carolina University
7,07668%$5,641
Citadel Military College of South Carolina
1,91365%$12,363
Furman University
2,52794%$33,297
Wofford College
1,65596%$33,309
East Tennessee State University
9,33684%$7,596
The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
7,67875%$8,753
Virginia Military Institute
1,44985%$12,299
Average4,99581.80%$16,302

Beginning Students Financial Aid

For first-time, full-time beginning students, the average percent of receiving grant and/or scholarship is 8.85 % and the average grant amount is $1,653. 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 4.90 % and the average loan amount is $808. Next table compares the financial aid statistics for first-time, full-time undergraduate students (freshmen) between colleges in Southern Conference (SoCon) for academic year 2019-2020.

Beginning Student Financial Aid Comparison Between Colleges In Southern Conference (SoCon)
NameGrants/ScholarshipsStudent Loans
Number Receiving Aid (Percentage)Average AmountNumber Receiving Aid (Percentage)Average Amount
Samford University
892
(99%)
$18,312320
(36%)
$8,559
Mercer University
899
(100%)
$31,826461
(51%)
$8,279
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
1,824
(67%)
$9,4321,700
(63%)
$6,235
Western Carolina University
1,493
(72%)
$5,3191,269
(61%)
$6,480
Citadel Military College of South Carolina
513
(79%)
$12,019337
(52%)
$14,153
Furman University
602
(93%)
$29,810179
(28%)
$9,806
Wofford College
463
(98%)
$31,958225
(47%)
$9,406
East Tennessee State University
1,709
(96%)
$9,032828
(47%)
$7,735
The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
2,205
(96%)
$9,6391,107
(48%)
$6,011
Virginia Military Institute
381
(85%)
$7,961257
(57%)
$4,106
Average1,098
(88.50%)
$16,531668
(49.00%)
$8,077