Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Wendy Olmstead
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

California State University, Stanislaus
PA-8: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Wendy Olmstead
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilties
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Percentage of need met, on average, for students who were awarded any need-based aid :
92.30

Percentage of students graduating without student loan debt:
50

Percentage of entering students that are low-income:
63

Graduation/success rate for low-income students:
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A brief description of notable policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:

Stanislaus State provides the following federal and state grant, loan and other aid opportunities:

1. Cal Grants are need-based grants provided by the State for California residents. When students file a FAFSA or CA Dream Act and GPA Verification Form by the deadline, they will be considered for Cal Grants.
2. The State University Grant is a need-based program designed to specifically help California State University students with paying fees. Candidates for this program must be California residents and be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program.
3. Students who are enrolled in the Doctor of Education Program maybe be eligible for Ed Doctoral grants. Students that filed their FAFSA or Dream Act application by the priority deadline and have an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) below 4000 maybe be eligible for the grant.
4. Educational Opportunity Program: This program provides funding to a limited number of full-time undergraduate students who are admitted through the University’s Educational Opportunity Program. Grants range from $500 to $800 per academic year.
5. Stanislaus State participates in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program. The Federal Stafford (Subsidized and Unsubsidized) and PLUS (Parent PLUS) loans are processed directly through the U.S. Department of Education.
6. Federal Pell Grants re awarded to undergraduate students to pay for their education.
7. The Work-Study Program is a federally funded grant program which provides employment for students to help with the cost of education.
8. Students that are enrolled in the Master of Business Administration program may be eligible for this grant. Students that file their FAFSA or Dream Act application by the priority deadline and have an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) below 4000 may be eligible for the grant.
9. Students who are enrolled in the Doctor of Education Program maybe be eligible for this grant. Student that filed their FAFSA or Dream Act application by the priority deadline and have an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) below 4000 maybe be eligible for the grant.
10. The State University Grant is a need-based program designed to specifically help California State University students with paying fees. Candidates for this program must be California residents and be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program.
11. SEOG is assistance for undergraduate students who are enrolled at least half-time and demonstrate exceptional financial need. Awards range from $250 to $500 per academic year.


A brief description of notable policies or programs to support non-traditional students:

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) is an admission-based program that increases access, academic excellence, and retention of California's historically underserved low income, first generation college students. The EOP program is a crucial part of the overall mission of the university. EOP provides an array of support services including Summer Bridge, Promise Scholars, and developmental academic advising. These programs and services encourage students to make conscious connections between the acquisition of skills and their application to academic, social and professional lives.


Estimated percentage of students that participate in or directly benefit from the institution’s policies and programs to support low-income and non-traditional students:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s accessibility and affordability initiatives is available:
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