Financial Aid Eligibility - Shorter University

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Financial aid eligibility is the difference between the cost of education and the Expected Family Contribution (EFC). A federal formula performs a needs analysis to determine the EFC. The cost of education includes tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, transportation, and miscellaneous expenses.

 To be eligible for financial aid, you must:  

  • Have financial need
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Be enrolled in an eligible program
  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Register with the Selective Service, if required
  • Complete forms as required
  • Make satisfactory academic progress