The size and makeup of a financial aid package is, for many students, a major factor in determining which college to choose.
Your award letter will list the types and amounts of aid being offered.
Award letters may use terminology and acronyms that you do not recognize.
Before accepting any aid, be sure to ask the financial aid office for missing information and clarification of anything you don't understand.
If your total award does not meet your full financial need, or you need help covering your EFC, you have options.