KGI provides basic financial information as part of the consumer information, school disclosure requirements as mandated by the U.S. Department of Education. Schools are required to disclose information and reports on various aspects of the institutions policies, procedures, operations, and costs. A detailed listing of all consumer information disclosures can be found here.
KGI offers various types of financial assistance to students enrolling in degree and certificate programs. To view the specific financial assistance offered and how to apply, please learn more about types of funding.
The Cost of Attending KGI
Veteran’s Education Benefits
KGI International Student Loan
Private Student Loans:
Continued Eligibility Criteria:
The various forms of aid administered by the KGI Financial Aid Office are credited directly to the student account to offset billed tuition and fees. There are institutional and federal guidelines for checking eligibility prior to disbursement. If you have any outstanding documents that need to be completed in order to disburse your aid, they will be listed on the student portal. When students are registered and meet requirements for disbursement, aid will be disbursed as follows:
Being delinquent or defaulting on a loan may affect many areas of your life:
Federal Work-Study is a federal financial aid work program funded by Keck Graduate Institute and the United States Department of Education. Federal Work Study awards are part of federal financial aid packages and are only available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Generally, F-1 or J-1 students are not eligible for a Federal Work Study position and should not apply. Keck Graduate Institute administers this program in accordance with the laws, federal regulations, and instructions issued by or on behalf of the Department of Education, as well as its own institutional policies. Keck Graduate Institute’s Federal Work-Study Program is administered without regard to race, creed, color, sex, non-disqualifying disability, or national or ethnic origin.
For additional information concerning Keck Graduate Institutes Federal Work-Study Program contact the KGI Financial Aid Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 909-607-8258.
Exit Counseling is required when you graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time enrollment. The minimum hours or credit hours you need to be enrolled to be eligible for a federal student loan. Exit counseling provides important information you need to prepare to repay your federal student loan(s).
You’ll need to provide the name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number for your closest living relative, two references who live in the U.S., and current or expected employer (if known).
Access Exit Counseling.
In cases of withdrawal, KGI reduces tuition, fees, fellowship awards, and eligibility for student loans according to the schedule below. Date of withdrawal is defined as the date that the KGI Academic Affairs Office receives a signed statement of withdrawal from the student. Reductions of student loans are returned directly to the lenders of the funds in compliance with U.S. Department of Education requirements for calculating refunds of federal student loans in cases of withdrawal from an academic program.
Note: If a student has already received checks from KGI for credit balances on student tuition accounts before withdrawal, the student will be required to reimburse KGI for all or part of the original credit balances. Please see the section on financial aid.
Return of Title IV funds (R2T4) requirements govern the return of “unearned” federal student aid when a student withdraws from all Title IV courses before completing a term.
When distributing student financial assistance, the federal government assumes students will complete the entire academic term for which they’ve received aid. After withdrawing, students typically become ineligible for the entire aid package the institution originally awarded them. Therefore, when a student withdraws, the institution must report it and determine how much Title IV aid that student “earned” using R2T4 calculations.
Schools determine the “earned” and “unearned” portions of Title IV aid as of the student’s withdrawal date using a prorated schedule for the first 60 percent of the term. However, if the academic term is more than 60 percent completed at the time the student withdrew, then the student has “earned” 100 percent of the Title IV funds he or she was slated to receive during that period. After calculating the student’s earned Title IV aid, the institution must return the unearned portion that the school is responsible for and notify the student of any amount that he or she must return.
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