Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
financialaid@macalester.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 002358 Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement Free
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
455 (75.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
402 (88.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
402 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
314 (78.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
97%
Average Award
$54,387
Need-Based Gift
Received by 399 (99.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $49,060
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 339 (84.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,549
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 50 (12.4%) of aid recipients
134 (22.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,055
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
1,614 (73.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,421 (88.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,421 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
937 (65.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
97%
Average Award
$55,594
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,408 (99.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $48,937
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,259 (88.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,911
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 117 (8.2%) of aid recipients
451 (20.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,159
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
61%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$25,181
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/University Loans
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
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Ethnic Background
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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