Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Application Process
Application Deadline
February 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 001856 Free
Profile of 2022-23 Financial Aid
Profile of 2022-23 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
304 (92.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
252 (82.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
252 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
75 (29.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
88%
Average Award
$43,929
Need-Based Gift
Received by 252 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $36,538
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 184 (73.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,230
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 62 (24.6%) of aid recipients
76 (23.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $34,960
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
866 (81.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
752 (86.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
752 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
206 (27.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
86%
Average Award
$42,972
Need-Based Gift
Received by 752 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $35,839
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 550 (73.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,982
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 164 (21.8%) of aid recipients
294 (27.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $31,853
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
64%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$41,124
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Mcelroy
Sherman
And United Methodist Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
Creative arts/performance scholarships
Special achievements/activities
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Dance
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
215
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Hobbies/Interests
Number of Awards
7
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,787
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