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Financial Aid

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There's no better way to invest in your future than through education. Our cooperative education model prepares you for a bright future. And a Kettering education means a significant return on your investment during your lifetime.

Getting Started

Whether you need to learn about how financial aid works, have applied, are looking to continue receiving financial aid or are getting ready to graduate, you can use the following resources to help fund your education.

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99%

of all students are offered grants, loans, and/or work-study.

92%

of upperclassmen receive financial aid offers.

68%

of graduates are paid in full or making progress on Federal Direct Loan payments within two years of graduation.

2024-25 FAFSA Application Portal Is Now Open 24/7╠řAt FAFSA.gov

Update: March 7, 2024

FAFSA Data Transmission Delayed

At the end of January, the U.S. Department of Education announced a delay in sending╠řFAFSA data to schools. Originally scheduled for late January, these data transmissions╠řnow are expected to begin in mid-March.

We have been preparing for the receipt of the data files by completing all necessary╠řtesting as software updates become available. Our goal is to provide new students with a╠řfinancial aid offer at the first available opportunity. We recognize the uncertainty you may╠řfeel as you wait for this important financial information and are grateful for your patience.

The new FAFSA application is a simpler, quicker process! In its first week of launch, the╠řsite was down periodically as the U.S. Department of Education (ED) monitored the new╠řuser experience. The FAFSA is now up 24/7.╠ř╠řhas╠řinformation about how to make sure you are prepared to complete the new FAFSA╠řbefore beginning the process.╠řED also is reminding families that╠řFederal Student Aid will not be transmitting╠řFAFSA results to schools until March, so Kettering will not receive your FAFSA╠řinformation until that time. For up-to-date information about the new FAFSA from ED,╠ř.╠řThe FAFSA Simplification Act, passed by Congress in 2021, contains significant╠řchanges to how federal aid is processed. Key changes required by the law include:

  • A streamlined FAFSA application
  • A new method of determining aid called the╠ř, which will╠řreplace Expected Family Contribution (EFC)

Please reach out to the Office of Financial Aid at Kettering with any questions.

The Biden-Harris Administration's Student Debt Relief Plan

You may have heard that President Biden planned a loan forgiveness program for federal student
borrowers to assist with federal student loan debt. That program has been prohibited by a Supreme╠řCourt ruling.

The Supreme Court issued a decision blocking President Biden from moving forward with the one-time student debt relief plan. President Biden announced following the╠řdecision and find out how this decision impacts you.

In addition, you may qualify for one of the existing╠ř.

Finally, the new╠ř╠řis the most affordable╠řstudent loan repayment plan for most borrowers.╠řUnder the SAVE Plan, making even periodic or╠řpartial payments lowers the amount of interest you accrue each month.

We Are Here To Help

The ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° Financial Aid team is dedicated to assisting you throughout the financial aid process. If are unable to find the answers within our Financial Aid pages, there are multiple ways to contact us.