Financial Aid

Financial Aid Available to GVSU Students

Aid Type

Amount Available

Need-Based Grants

$50,550,506.64

Merit Scholarships

$53,613,413.89

Loans

$174,584,927.00

Work Study

$1,541,700.00

Total

$280,290,547.53

Data for 2020

Source: Common Data Set 2019-20, retrieved 11/2/20

Institutional Financial Aid Commitment

Year

Amount

Increase

2011-12

$31,139,318.00

19.32%

2012-13

$33,688,333.00

8.18%

2013-14

$35,134,477.00

4.29%

2014-15

$38,121,517.00

8.50%

2015-16

$40,429,303.00

6.05%

2016-17

$44,015,287.00

8.86%

2017-18

$47,295,651.00

7.45%

2018-19

$52,376,376.00

10.74%

2019-20

$59,744,452.00

14.07%

2020-21

$65,539,609.00

9.70%

Data for 2020

Source: Common Data Set 2019-20, retrieved 11/2/20