Financial Aid Regulations

Financial Aid Opportunities

Financial Aid includes scholarships, grants, awards, loans and work study programs -- all but scholarships are determined by FAFSA results. Scholarships at St. Thomas are based on your application materials. There is no separate application to be considered for our scholarships. Make sure you include our school code on your FAFSA application (002832). Learn more about the FASFA process.

Applying For Aid 
St. Thomas Aquinas only requires the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. The FAFSA process provides the College with the results in the calculation of your EFC (Expected Family Contribution).  Your EFC is the amount of money that the federal government believes your family can contribute to your education.

For complete information, click here for St. Thomas Aquinas College Financial Aid.


St Thomas Aquinas College is committed to the principle of promoting access to information that will allow consumers such as students and parents to make informed decisions about postsecondary education. This web page provides a single access point to all federally mandated reports and disclosures related to Financial Aid.

 

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID CONSUMER INFORMATION

HEA Requirement

Reference

Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information

HEA Sec. 485(a)(1) (20 U.S.C. 1092(a)(1)). Not changed by HEOA

Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid Information

34 CFR 668.43, 34 CFR 668.44

Student Financial Aid Information

34 CFR 668.41 (a)-(d), 34 CFR 668.42, 34 CFR 668.43

Price of Attendance

HEA Sec. 485(a)(1)-(2) (20 U.S.C. 1092(a)(1)-(2)). Not changed by HEOA. 34 CFR 668.41(a)-(d), 34 CFR 668.43

Net Price Calculator

HEOA Sec. 111 amended HEA Title I, Part C: added HEA Sec. 132(a), Sec. 132(h) (20 U.S.C. 1015a(a), 20 U.S.C. 1015a(h))

Refund Policy, Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Title IV Financial Aid

HEA Sec. 485(a)(1)-(2) (20 U.S.C. 1092(a)(1)-(2)). Not changed by HEOA. 34 CFR 668.41(a)-(d), 34 CFR 668.43

State Grant Assistance

HEA Sec. 487(a)(9) (20 U.S.C. 1094(a)(9)), 34 CFR 668.14(b)(11)
Not changed by HEOA.

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)

HEOA Sec. 489 amended HEA Sec. 485B(d)(4) (20 U.S.C. 1092b)

Entrance Counseling for Student Loan Borrowers

HEOA Sec. 488(g) amended HEA Sec. 485 (20 U.S.C. 1092): added HEA Sec. 485(l)
HEOA amendment effective August 14, 2008
October 28, 2009 FR notice (revised 34 CFR 685.304(a), 34 CFR 682.604(f))

Exit Counseling for Student Loan Borrowers

HEOA Sec. 488(b) amended HEA Sec. 485(b) (20 U.S.C. 1092(b)): new HEA Sec. 485(b)(1)(A)
HEOA amendment effective August 14, 2008
October 28, 2009 FR notice (revised 34 CFR 668.42, 34 CFR 685.304(b), 34 CFR 674.42(b), 34 CFR 682.604(g))

Private Education Loan Disclosures (Including Self-Certification Form) Self-Certification Form

HEOA Sec. 493(a)(1) amended HEA Sec. 487(a) (20 U.S.C. 1094(a)): added HEA Sec. 487(a)(28); HEOA Sec. 120 and Sec. 1021(b) amended HEA Title I: added HEA Sec. 151-155 (20 U.S.C. 1019, 1019a-1019d)
HEOA amendments effective August 14, 2008, unless otherwise specified
October 28, 2009 FR notice (added 34 CFR 601.2, 34 CFR 601.11, 34 CFR 601.30, 34 CFR 668.14(b)(29))

Rights & Responsibilties for Students Receiving Financial Aid & Assistance

 Rights and responsibilities of students receiving financial assistance, to include [34 C.F.R. § 668.42(c) except where indicated]