Will Transfer Get Same FinAid as Frosh?

Question: I plan on transferring after one or two semesters at a four-year college. If I transfer, would I still get the same financial aid package as if I had been accepted freshmen year?

If your family's financial picture (income, assets, etc.) hasn't changed significantly since you were a senior in high school and there are no other additional household members in college, then your EFC (Expected Family Contribution) should be about the same when you apply to transfer as it was before your freshman year.

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