Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@famu.edu
Application Process
Application Deadline
May 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 001480 Free
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,130 (99.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
966 (85.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
936 (96.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
111 (11.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
57%
Average Award
$13,476
Need-Based Gift
Received by 738 (78.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,394
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 407 (43.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,277
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 630 (67.3%) of aid recipients
36 (3.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,142
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
5,797 (93.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
5,166 (89.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,898 (94.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
351 (7.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
53%
Average Award
$12,047
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,028 (82.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,980
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,318 (47.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,119
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,860 (58.4%) of aid recipients
205 (3.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,132
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
80%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$23,431
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
Other Loans
Private
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
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
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Creative Writing
Dance
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Community Service
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
Local/State Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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