Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 009275 Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,375 (86.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
992 (72.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
992 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
345 (34.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$15,403
Need-Based Gift
Received by 535 (53.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,233
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 840 (84.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,001
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 973 (98.1%) of aid recipients
572 (35.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,535
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
6,134 (77.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
4,738 (77.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,711 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,310 (27.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$13,342
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,603 (55.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,369
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,030 (85.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,728
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 3,508 (74.5%) of aid recipients
2,007 (25.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,696
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
62%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$25,463
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 Perkins Loans
Federal Nursing 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
Academic scholarships
Creative arts/performance scholarships
Special achievements/activities
Special characteristics (minority
religious affiliation
other scholarships)
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Architecture
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Home Economics
International Studies
Library Science
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
501
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
147
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Community Service
Leadership
Number of Awards
78
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Current Students
Children of Educators
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
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Previous College Experience
Veterans
Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
7,257
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,924
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