Financial Aid Consumer Information
Financial aid is available to those who qualify. We’re here to help you understand what you need to know to fund your education.
The following links will help you find the information you need to finance your education.
Types of Financial Aid
Financial aid information is published online and in printed materials, please visit our financial aid pages.
Contact Information for Assistance in Applying for Financial Aid
To contact a financial aid representative at South College, please call (865) 251-1800.
Student Financial Aid Information
For information about financial aid, visit our financial aid pages.
Refund Policy, Requirements for Withdrawal, and Return of Title IV (Federal) Financial Aid
To find more information regarding our refund policies, click here.
Cost of Attendance
For information regarding the cost of attendance, click here.
Notice of Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations
For information about eligibility requirements for federal student aid programs, please click here.
Preferred Lender Arrangements
South College does not have preferred lender arrangements.
Private Education Loans Overview
Private alternative education loans are offered by private lending institutions and are not subsidized by a government agency. Alternative education loans are not to be used as a substitution for federal financial aid loans. Alternative education loans are intended to provide additional funding for your education after all federal loans are sought. To find out more about these loans, click here.
Preferred Lender Lists
South College does not have a preferred lender listing.
Student Lending Code of Conduct for Education Loans
To view our student lending code of conduct for education loans, please click here.
Financial Aid Literacy
South College recommends that students prepare for college and the related expenses by attending The Financial Literacy Program.
Entrance (Initial) Counseling for Student Loan Borrowers
Before receiving a student loan, first-time borrowers must complete an entrance counseling session. This quick and easy interactive counseling session provides useful tips and tools to help you develop a budget for managing your educational expenses and helps you to understand your loan responsibilities. This entrance counseling session can be found on the Direct Loan Servicing Web Site.
Exit Counseling for Student Loan Borrowers
Direct loan exit counseling will explain your rights and responsibilities as a direct loan borrower. Exit counseling information is also located on the Direct Loan Servicing Web Site. You will need to have your Social Security number and your PIN number ready in order to log into this portion of the site.
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
When a borrower receives a Federal loan, the loan provider must submit that information to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS). Information in NSLDS is accessible to schools, lenders, and guarantors that are authorized users of the data system.
State Grant Assistance
To find out more about state grant assistance, please call the Financial Aid Office at (865) 251-1800 . Please note that state grants typically apply to undergraduate degree programs.
Student Loan Information Published by the Department of Education