Financial Aid

College is an investment in yourself and your future. Each student’s circumstances differ, so we’ll help you understand the specific options available to you. Florida College administered over $8.8 million in financial aid and provided assistance to 94 percent of our students in the 2020-21 school year—and now we want to help you!

Types of Aid

Grants

Grants are a form of federal or state aid that does not need to be paid back.

Scholarships

Students can apply for Florida College scholarships and other types of scholarships based on academic merit, extracurricular activities, and leadership involvement.

Loans

Loans are designed to help students pay for college and the associated fees, such as tuition, books and supplies, and living expenses.

Financial Aid for Florida Residents

Residents of Florida who wish to attend Florida College can explore financial aid scholarships and grants available.

VA Education Benefit

Education Benefits for Veterans

Florida College is approved for veterans training under various programs. Contact the Financial Aid Office to discuss utilizing your VA education benefits at financialaid2@floridacollege.edu.

For Post 9/11 GI Bill® (Ch 33) students and VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Ch 31) students, our tuition policy complies with 38 USC 3679(e) which means Post 9/11 and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment students will not be charged or otherwise penalized due to a delay in VA tuition and fee payments. For eligibility consideration, a Post 9/11 GI Bill student must submit a VA Certificate of Eligibility (COE) and a Vocational Rehabilitation Student must provide a VAF 28-1905 form. Please see 38 USC 3679(e) for complete details

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website.

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Get a Cost Estimate

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6 Steps to Success in Financial Aid

APPLY TO FLORIDA COLLEGE

Make sure to submit your application to Florida College by August 1 of your senior year of high school.

FILL OUT THE FAFSA APPLICATION

Visit fafsa.gov for more details and to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You must submit a FAFSA for each year you attend, it must be completed before you can receive any grants, scholarships, student loans, or federal work-study funding. This may be the most important step in the financial aid process. Submit the FAFSA as soon as your tax returns are available. The sooner, the better! Florida College’s school code is 001482. Your results will be sent to us.

READ YOUR AWARD LETTER

Once we receive your FAFSA results, we will send you an award letter informing you of the amount of aid you are eligible for and how to receive that aid. Instructions and documents needed to process the financial aid listed in your award letter will be provided in accompanying attachments.

SIGN AND RETURN YOUR AWARD LETTER

Indicate which awards you would like to accept, and sign and return your award letter to the financial aid office. Make sure to include any scholarships/aid that you’ve received from outside sources on your award letter. Signed award letters may be mailed, faxed, or scanned and emailed. Some financial aid requires that an application and documentation be submitted before that aid may be added to your account. Please refer back to your award letter for directions and applications.

RESEARCH AND APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS

You can learn more about scholarships and opportunities from Florida College on the Florida College Scholarships page.

Talk to Us!

Call us at 813.988.5131 or email us at financialaid2@floridacollege.edu with any questions, concerns, or inquiries. We look forward to serving you!

Florida College has made a permanent impact on my life and has shaped the person that I am today. I have grown in various ways, especially spiritually. I am blessed with various opportunities to grow in Him as a student here, whether that be daily Bible classes, placing membership at a local congregation, or attending student-led devotionals and Bible studies.”

-Jenna Smith

Bachelor of Science in Elementary, 2023

94%

Student Body Assisted

$8.8M

Awarded funds

100%

of adopted students’ scholarships funded (for 2021-2022 school year)

On-Campus Employment

Are you looking for employment options while you are a student at Florida College? Below you will find some positions available on our campus. On-campus employment is a wonderful way to learn job responsibility while remaining in a Christian environment. Your supervisor will work with your class schedule.

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Financial Aid FAQ

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