Increase Your Income and Lower Your Risk of Unemployment

More and more these days, the best jobs go to those with the best education. Earning the right college degree is one of the smartest things you can do for your future. This graph illustrates how a degree can affect earnings and employment:


Unemployment Rate and Weekly Earnings Chart

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To find out how much your preferred program will cost, simply give us a call. We'll also help you find out about scholarships, grants, loans, and other financial aid that's available to those who qualify. Our friendly advisors are standing by to assist you, so call us now at 1-800-622-2894.

College Can Be Affordable

Some people think they can't afford college. Once you consider the facts, you may realize that college is a lot more affordable than you expected. Many students are surprised at how much financial assistance they can qualify to receive.

In the table below, you'll see examples of financial aid programs for which you might qualify. To find out more, download this guide to financial aid or call us at 1-800-622-2894.

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Federal Student Aid Program Type of Aid Program Details Annual Maximum Award Limits
Federal Pell Grant
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Grant: does not have to be repaid. Available almost exclusively to undergraduates; all eligible students will receive the Federal Pell Grant amounts they qualify for. $5,550 (2010/2011 school year). Subject to change every July 1st.
Federal Supplemental
Educational Opportunity
Grant (FSEOG)

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Grant: does not have to be repaid. For undergraduates with exceptional financial need; priority is given to Federal Pell Grant recipients; funds depend on availability at school. Amounts vary depending on school's allocation.
Federal Work Study
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Money is earned while attending school; does not have to be repaid. For undergraduates with exceptional financial need; priority is given to Federal Pell Grant recipients; funds depend on availability at school. No annual maximum.
Federal Perkins Loan
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Loan: must be repaid. Five percent loans for both undergraduate and graduate students; payment is owed to the school that made the loan. $5,500 for undergraduate students;
$8,000 for graduate students.
Subsidized Stafford Loan
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Loan: must be repaid. Subsidized: U.S. Department of Education pays interest while borrower is in school and during grace and deferment periods. $3,500 to $8,500, depending on grade level.
Unsubsidized Stafford Loan
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Loan: must be repaid. Unsubsidized: Borrower is responsible for interest during life of the loan. $4,000 to $18,500, depending on grade level (If you do not qualify for subsidized Stafford loan).
Federal PLUS Loan
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Loan: must be repaid. Available to parents of dependent undergraduate students. Cost of attendance minus any other financial aid the student receives.