Financial Aid Process
Financial Aid Checklist: Things
to note when applying for Financial Aid.
Apply for Admissions to
BGSU: All federal student aid recipients must be admitted to the
University as a degree-seeking student.
First-Time Aid Recipients: The
Financial Aid Process starts during your senior year in high school
with the FAFSA; what happens next?
your Financial Aid Eligibility is Calculated: How much aid you
receive is based on your FAFSA and other factors. The Financial Aid
Estimator provides an estimate of potential financial
Cost of Attendance
Estimates: Estimated cost of attendance for undergraduate
students. The Net Price Calculator (BG
campus) provides cost and award estimates based on prior year
"Packaging" your Financial Aid:
Student Financial Aid uses the data reported on your FAFSA to
determine the specific combination of grants, loans and other aid
offered to you.
Changes in your Aid Package: A
summary of the factors that may affect your financial aid
Aid "Disbursement" to your Bursar
Account: Once finalized, your financial aid is applied to your
Satisfactory Academic Progress: Maintaining academic progress is a requirement for receiving aid.