Common work-study jobs include tutoring other students, or working in the college cafeteria, technology center, fitness center, bookstore or library. Some jobs will be based on your skills or academic program. Your wage depends on the job and your qualifications, but most students average about 15 hours a week and may earn $3,000 or more per year.
Work study is not considered income on the FAFSA. If you don"t qualify for work study, check with the school"s financial aid administrator about non-subsidized on-campus jobs. Or consider off-campus jobs.