Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Application Process
Application Deadline
March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 003771 Free
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,912 (85.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,415 (74.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,414 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
84 (5.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
62%
Average Award
$11,380
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,005 (71.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,645
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,143 (80.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,493
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 35 (2.5%) of aid recipients
4 (.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,025
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
7,627 (78.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
6,030 (79.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,019 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
267 (4.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Award
$11,247
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,360 (72.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,251
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,523 (75.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,304
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 122 (2.0%) of aid recipients
33 (.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,680
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
65%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,004
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 Perkins 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
Architecture
Area/Ethnic Studies
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Library Science
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Religion/Biblical Studies
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
12
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Creative Writing
Dance
Debating
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
62
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Number of Awards
41
Special Characteristics Award Areas
International Students
Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
568
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$334
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