Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
financialaid@macalester.edu
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 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
430 (79.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
372 (86.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
372 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
282 (75.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$57,297
Need-Based Gift
Received by 369 (99.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $51,779
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 321 (86.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,605
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 39 (10.5%) of aid recipients
96 (17.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,460
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
1,495 (74.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,347 (90.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,347 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
857 (63.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
99%
Average Award
$53,873
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,335 (99.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $47,034
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,199 (89.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,916
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 101 (7.5%) of aid recipients
304 (15.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,216
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
58%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,578
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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