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 2021-22 Financial Aid
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
2,143 (89.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,656 (77.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,635 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
164 (10.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$13,297
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,385 (84.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,726
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,558 (95.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,499
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 95 (5.8%) of aid recipients
147 (6.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,422
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
11,236 (78.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
9,274 (82.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
9,181 (99.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
774 (8.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$12,832
Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,757 (84.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,037
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 8,797 (95.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,443
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 428 (4.7%) of aid recipients
472 (3.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,175
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
66%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,750
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
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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