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    Types of Need-based Financial Aid

    Grants- Grants are gift-based aid that does not need to be paid back. The amount awarded is based on a student’s financial need, which is determined by the financial aid application process. 

    • Institutional Grants — Colorado College offers need-based grants in the form of CC grants and other various endowed funds.


    • Federal Pell Grants- awarded directly to students based on the FAFSA and may range from $555-$6,095 per year.


    • Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grants (SEOG)- provided by the federal government for students with exceptional financial need.


    • Colorado Student Grants (CSG) may be given to Colorado residents with exceptional financial need.


    Office of Financial Aid & Student Employment 

    (800) 260-6458

    (719) 389-6651

    Fax: (719) 389-6173

    14 E. Cache La Poudre St

    Spencer Center, 1st Floor

    Colorado Springs, CO 80903

    Hours of operation: Mon - Fri, 8:30am-5:00pm