Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
behrend.admissions@psu.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 003329 Free
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
712 (89.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
534 (75.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
514 (96.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
131 (25.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
62%
Average Award
$11,771
Need-Based Gift
Received by 292 (56.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,754
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 400 (77.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,394
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 388 (75.5%) of aid recipients
73 (9.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,370
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
2,529 (81.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,036 (80.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,973 (96.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
478 (24.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Award
$12,360
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,032 (52.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,365
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,542 (78.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,390
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,496 (75.8%) of aid recipients
357 (11.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,423
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
64%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$41,942
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
Private 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
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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