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 2021-22 Financial Aid
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,736 (87.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,417 (81.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,416 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
315 (22.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$18,633
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,404 (99.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,337
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 468 (33.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,196
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 168 (11.9%) of aid recipients
413 (20.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,958
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
6,931 (77.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
5,828 (84.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,820 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,595 (27.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$18,546
Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,652 (97.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,096
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,435 (41.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,141
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 782 (13.4%) of aid recipients
1,756 (19.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,705
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
47%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$17,921
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
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
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
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
30
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Hobbies/Interests
Junior Miss
Leadership
Memberships
Rodeo
Number of Awards
11
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
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$6,961
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