Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@nmsu.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 002657 Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,950 (90.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,541 (79.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,537 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
268 (17.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
1%
Average Award
$15,914
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,525 (99.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,793
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 498 (32.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,637
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 428 (27.8%) of aid recipients
579 (27.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,995
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
7,651 (80.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
6,469 (84.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,374 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,176 (18.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
1%
Average Award
$16,468
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,153 (96.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,904
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,728 (42.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,635
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,877 (29.4%) of aid recipients
2,146 (22.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,870
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
49%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$20,501
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
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
Academic scholarships
Creative arts/performance scholarships
Special achievements/activities
Special characteristics (minority
religious affiliation
other scholarships)
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
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
408
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Creative Writing
Dance
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
39
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Hobbies/Interests
Junior Miss
Leadership
Memberships
Rodeo
Number of Awards
19
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Current Students
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children of Public Servants
Children of Union Members/Company Employees
Children of Workers in Trades
Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent
Ethnic Background
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Married Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Previous College Experience
Public Servants
Spouses of Current Students
Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants
Veterans
Number of Awards
102
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$4,175
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