Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
admissions@shsu.edu
Application Process
Application Deadline
August 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 003606 Free
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
2,223 (89.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,731 (77.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,710 (98.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
129 (7.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$12,282
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,502 (87.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,164
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,662 (97.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,603
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 83 (4.9%) of aid recipients
177 (7.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,889
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
11,956 (78.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
10,157 (85.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
9,954 (98.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
568 (5.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$11,891
Need-Based Gift
Received by 8,384 (84.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,086
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 9,740 (97.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,433
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 329 (3.3%) of aid recipients
486 (3.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,996
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
68%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,373
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
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
Library Science
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Dance
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Rodeo
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Union Members/Company Employees
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
Members of Minorities
Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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