Tuition & Financial Aid

Case Studies

The following case studies are examples of financial aid packages. There are many variables other than income used to determine a family's financial need. The sample financial aid packages provided here are examples only and are not intended to represent what you may be awarded.

Fin Aid Pie Chart

Christopher is a resident student from New York. His parents are married and both are employed with a combined income of $81,346. The expected family contribution is $9,936.

 

Financial Aid Awarded:
Dean's Scholarship $6,000
Subsidized Stafford Loan $3,500
Rivier Grant $5,000
Federal Work Study $2,000
Total Award $16,500


Mark is a resident student from Rhode Island and lives with his mother, a single parent. His mother's income is $53,873. Mark attended a Catholic high school. The expected family contribution is $7,618.

 

Financial Aid Awarded:
Catholic High School Scholarship $4,000
Subsidized Stafford Loan $3,500
Rivier Grant $7,000
Federal Work Study $2,000
Total Award $16,500


Susan is a resident student from Massachusetts. Her parents are married with a joint income of $36,951. Their expected family contribution is $2,717.

 

Financial Aid Awarded:
Presidential $7,000
SEOG Grant $500
Subsidized Stafford Loan $3,500
Rivier Grant $4,000
Pell $1,300
Federal Work Study $2,000
Total Award $18,300


Heather is a resident student from New Hampshire. Her parents are married and her father is employed with an annual salary of $22,065. She is the first in the family to attend college. The expected family contribution is $2,873.

 

Financial Aid Awarded:
SEOG Grant $500
Subsidized Stafford Loan $3,500
Achievement Scholarship $2,000
Rivier Grant $8,000
Pell $1,200
Federal Work Study $2,000
Total Award $17,200