TROY Financial Aid Vice Chancellor talks changes to FAFSA for 24-25 year

The FAFSA Simplification Act brings several changes for the upcoming academic year.

The FAFSA Simplification Act brings several changes for the upcoming academic year.

In anticipation of the 2024-2025 FAFSA Simplification Act, Troy University Associate Vice Chancellor of Financial Aid Alicia Bookout explains the new changes students and families can expect to encounter, including the application process, the Student Aid Index, Pell Grants and reportable assets, among others.

“There are a number of benefits to the FAFSA Simplification Act,…

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Is the Cost of College Worth It?

Troy University’s average student debt is 33.5% below the national average.

Troy University’s average student debt is 33.5% below the national average.

For as long as most of us can remember, the idea of attending college and earning a bachelor’s degree after high school has been a logical next step on the way to achieving a fulfilling professional career and personal success. But in recent years, the changing higher education landscape has left some students and families…

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TROY students can apply for emergency financial aid grants

Troy University in-class students affected by the disruptions caused by COVID-19 can apply for Emergency Financial Aid grants through the CARES Act.

Troy University in-class students affected by the disruptions caused by COVID-19 can apply for Emergency Financial Aid grants through the CARES Act.

Troy University students affected by the disruption of campus operations this spring can apply for emergency financial aid grants thanks to funding from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

To be eligible for a grant, a student must have been taking in-class courses at a Troy University location as of March…

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