Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
financialaid@mtsu.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is not required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 003510 Free
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
2,322 (85.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,562 (67.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,561 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
318 (20.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$12,486
Need-Based Gift
Received by 892 (57.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,445
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 656 (42.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,213
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,560 (99.9%) of aid recipients
804 (29.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,354
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
12,786 (88.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
8,916 (69.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
8,915 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,754 (19.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$11,755
Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,382 (60.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,767
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,187 (47.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,102
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 8,912 (100.0%) of aid recipients
4,163 (28.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,132
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
58%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,165
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
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
Creative arts/performance scholarships
Special achievements/activities
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture
Area/Ethnic Studies
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Creative Writing
Dance
Debating
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
591
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Hobbies/Interests
Leadership
Memberships
Number of Awards
4,357
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,820
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