The difference between the amount of money a collge or university awards a student and the expected family contribution.
Any financial need that has not been met by financial aid.
When the student's total financial aid award does not equal 100% of the official calculated need.
The difference between a student's eligibility for financial aid and the amount of financial aid actually received.
Unmet need is the difference between a student's total financial need and the financial assistance he/she received. For a variety of reasons, the University can not always offer a student enough financial aid to meet the family's full need.
A particular support service that people with disability reported they needed but had been unable to get (for example, financial assistance, special equipment, modifications to a building or vehicle, health service or personal assistance). The identification of need was based on survey participants' perceptions of their situation and memory of experiences, rather than measurements or assessments conducted by other people, such as needs assessors. Survey participants were asked to identify the reasons for their unmet need from a list of options such as: not knowing there was such a service; lack of local availability of the service; lack of eligibility for the service; not liking the service that was available; feeling uncomfortable with the service for cultural reasons; lack of transport; and lack of appointment availability.
The gap that occurs when a student receives less in financial need that he/she is eligible to receive.
The difference between a specific student's total available resources and the total cost for the student's attendance at a specific institution.
Funding needed in addition to scholarships, grants, loans, or other financial aid awards, to cover a student's total cost of attendance.
The amount of financial aid eligibility that is not provided by other sources of financial aid.
The difference between assessed financial need and the funding provided by government financial assistance.
When the combination of a student's financial aid package and the family contribution does not cover the costs of attending a particular college, the gap is called the Unmet Need.
In an ideal world, the FAO would be able to provide each student with the full difference between their ability to pay and the cost of education. Due to funding constraints the FAO may provide the student with less than the student's demonstrated financial need (as determined by the FAO). This gap is known as the unmet need.
The difference between a student's budget and his/her contribution. The maximum amount of aid a student is eligible to receive. In most cases, there is not enough financial aid available to cover this amount.
(see "A Word About Need" ) A federal term indicating the amount of financial need remaining after financial aid.
Difference between a student's total cost of attendance at a specific institution and the student's total available resources, including financial aid.
In the financial aid process, the difference between the family's need and the financial aid they receive.
Describes a situation in which a school's financial aid package does not meet a student's demonstrated financial need.
The difference between the studentâ€™s educational costs (also known as Cost of Attendance or budget) and their EFC.
In an ideal world, the Department of Financial Aid would be able to provide each student with the full difference between their ability to pay and the cost of education. Due to funding constraints, the student may receive less than their demonstrated financial need. This gap is known as the unmet need.
In an ideal world, the office of financial aid would be able to provide each student with the full difference between their ability to pay and the cost of education. Due to budget constraints, the office of financial aid may provide the student with less than the student's need. This gap is known as the unmet need.
The difference between a college's total cost of attendance and the sum of the expected family contribution (EFC) and the aid award.