Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
scsc@osu.edu
Application Process
Application Deadline
February 1
Award Notification
On or about March 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 003090 Free
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
6,883 (82.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
3,719 (54.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,673 (98.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
976 (26.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$15,813
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,256 (88.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,483
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,669 (72.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,042
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 216 (5.9%) of aid recipients
2,159 (25.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,753
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
28,793 (67.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
18,930 (65.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
18,582 (98.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
4,481 (24.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$15,944
Need-Based Gift
Received by 16,080 (86.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,137
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 14,426 (77.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,976
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 754 (4.1%) of aid recipients
9,633 (22.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,124
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
46%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,772
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
Agriculture
Architecture
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
Creative Writing
Dance
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Hobbies/Interests
Leadership
Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children of Public Servants
Children of Union Members/Company Employees
Children of Workers in Trades
Ethnic Background
Handicapped Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Previous College Experience
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,954
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