Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Application Process
Application Deadline
December 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 001147 Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,087 (88.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,717 (88.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,649 (97.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
89 (3.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$12,544
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,408 (90.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,742
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,634 (61.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,336
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 809 (30.5%) of aid recipients
182 (5.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,811
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
16,016 (83.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
14,848 (92.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
14,556 (98.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
407 (2.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$13,149
Need-Based Gift
Received by 13,118 (90.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,717
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 10,351 (71.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,669
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 4,220 (29.0%) of aid recipients
556 (2.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,980
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
79%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$20,217
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Federal Nursing Loans
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Alternative Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
Academic scholarships
Creative arts/performance scholarships
Special achievements/activities
Special characteristics (minority
religious affiliation
other scholarships)
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture
Area/Ethnic Studies
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
1,387
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Journalism/Publications
Music
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
160
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Number of Awards
7
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Handicapped Students
Local/State Students
Number of Awards
3
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,951
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