Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@sonoma.edu
Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
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 001156 Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
710 (82.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
518 (73.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
518 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
48 (9.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
78%
Average Award
$10,659
Need-Based Gift
Received by 409 (79.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,414
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 116 (22.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $755
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 348 (67.2%) of aid recipients
17 (2.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,221
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
4,558 (69.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,445 (75.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,445 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
274 (8.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
62%
Average Award
$10,134
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,090 (89.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,195
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,328 (38.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,630
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,610 (46.7%) of aid recipients
90 (1.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,165
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
50%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$21,518
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
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Area/Ethnic Studies
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Home Economics
Humanities
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
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
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Educators
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children of Public Servants
Children of Union Members/Company Employees
Children of Workers in Trades
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Married Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Previous College Experience
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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