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 2021-22 Financial Aid
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
947 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
684 (72.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
683 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
221 (32.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$37,363
Need-Based Gift
Received by 683 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,561
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 368 (53.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,468
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 198 (29.0%) of aid recipients
257 (27.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $23,219
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
3,271 (99.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,242 (68.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,240 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
715 (31.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$36,086
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,240 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $28,143
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,300 (58.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,274
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 605 (27.0%) of aid recipients
988 (30.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,722
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
62%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$32,250
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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