If you need help paying for college, the Financial Aid Office wants to help you apply for and receive financial aid.

Types of Aid

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We award financial assistance to curriculum students in the form of federal and state grants, Gaston College scholarships and federal work-study programs. Please see the information under ‘Related Items’ at left for more detailed information.

Gaston College currently does not participate in the Federal Direct Loan program or with the various private loan servicers; however, the staff in the Financial Aid Office is available to answer questions regarding loans and debt management.

The US Dept. of Ed (DOEI) National Cohort Default Rate of FY 2018 is 7.3%. Gaston College’s Cohort Default Rate History.