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

Additional information about financial aid can be found by visiting Department of Education Tools and Resources and the Department of Education Publications.


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