You've probably spent tons of time reading about college tuition, financial aid, scholarships, and loans - but that shouldn't be the end of your college financial research. When you get to campus, you may want extra help navigating the next four years and all of the financial decisions along the way.
Find out how the school you attend can help you with the dollars and cents through its programs and resources. Here's what College of Charleston offers.
There are a variety of ways to learn how you will pay for the College of Charleston. Students can begin with the Preparing for College Page which will help them with an overview of the financial aid process. In addition to grants, student and parent federal and private loans, and work-study options, there are also several types of scholarships including institutional and outside scholarships, state scholarships, departmental scholarships, and specialty scholarships. The departmental and specialty scholarships are offered through various departments within the College of Charleston and may have individual application and eligibility guidelines, requirements, and renewal criteria.
Veterans also have access to additional financial aid and scholarship-related information including links, military benefits, etc. Transfer students and international students also have their own pages dedicated to helping navigate the financial aid and paying for college process.
The College of Charleston Office of Financial Aid provides a variety of resources and tools to help navigate paying for school. These include a Net Price Calculator, a Budget Calculator, a Financial Aid To-Do Checklist, information on Understanding Your Credit, Loan Management Resources and federal consumer information for students paying for the education.
The Career Center offers student job opportunities and resources to help students work on subsidizing their education and saving money for the future. There are drop-in counseling hours, online practice interview opportunities, links to additional career tools and resources including Handshake and Cash Course.
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