Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@fairfield.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
Not reported
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 001385 Free
Business/Farm Supplement Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
753 (67.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
445 (59.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
441 (99.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
175 (39.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$33,330
Need-Based Gift
Received by 346 (78.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,767
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 337 (76.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,345
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 411 (93.2%) of aid recipients
594 (53.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,881
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
2,215 (52.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,572 (71.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,565 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
667 (42.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$31,290
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,320 (84.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,770
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,190 (76.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,983
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,441 (92.1%) of aid recipients
2,163 (51.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,388
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
66%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$41,911
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
State Loans
Available
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional 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
Not reported
Number of Awards
2,259
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
52
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Memberships
Number of Awards
29
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
Members of Minorities
Veterans
Number of Awards
172
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,934
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