Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
mason_td@mercer.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
April 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 001580 Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
822 (95.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
629 (76.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
629 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
232 (36.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
86%
Average Award
$35,671
Need-Based Gift
Received by 625 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $28,353
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 335 (53.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,937
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 216 (34.3%) of aid recipients
229 (26.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,942
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
2,785 (85.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,216 (79.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,216 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
733 (33.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$34,869
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,201 (99.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $27,036
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,332 (60.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,805
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 627 (28.3%) of aid recipients
984 (30.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,100
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
58%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$31,769
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
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
Biological Sciences
Business
Education
English
Home Economics
Military Science
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Debating
Journalism/Publications
Music
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Community Service
Leadership
Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children of Faculty/Staff
International Students
Religious Affiliation
Veterans
Veterans' Children
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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