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FAFSA School Code 002417

Welcome to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College! We are delighted that you have chosen MGCCC for your education and realize you may need financial assistance in achieving your educational goals.

Financial Aid News

  • Financial Aid News - 1/7/19

    Financial Aid & Federal Government Shutdown

    FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN INFORMATION Due to the partial federal government shutdown, students may experience processing issues with the 2018-19 and 2019-20 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) that require certain database matches. Also, the “Get Tax Transcript” website is unavailable through the Internal …

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MGCCC Financial Aid Programs

MGCCC administers federal, state, institutional and outside financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, work programs, and loans. Some aid programs require that you demonstrate financial need.

The FAFSA, or (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is the primary application for Federal Student Aid Programs. For further details, see The Guide to Federal Student Aid (FAFSA School Code-002417).

More than 67% of our students receive some type of financial assistance. Our goal is to make your MGCCC experience affordable and accessible through financial aid programs.

Types of Financial Aid

  • Scholarships

    There are nearly two hundred different Institutional Scholarships that students can apply for at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. Browse our scholarships to discover the application process, eligibility requirements, and award amounts.
  • Grants

    Apply for government grants to help finance your education! Learn about Federal grant opportunities as well as several grants offered by the state of Mississippi.

  • Student Loans

    Learn the types of low-interest student loans available from the federal government. View loan limits, interest rates, and procedures to follow during school and after your graduate.
  • Work Study

    MGCCC's Federal Work-Study Program provides on-campus jobs for students demonstrating financial need. Eligibility is based on financial need, other aid awarded and availability of funds. Students are employed part-time, earn minimum wage, and are paid monthly.

Financial Aid Policies

Access Your Aid

Learn how to access and manage your MGCCC financial aid as well as where and when you’ll receive the money you need from student loans, scholarships, and grants.  


Satisfactory Academic Progress

Federal regulations require that all students make Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) in a program of study to maintain eligibility for financial aid.