Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
Finaid@em.cortland.edu
Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is not required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 002843 Free
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
994 (93.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
633 (63.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
606 (95.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
81 (13.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$15,527
Need-Based Gift
Received by 426 (70.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,573
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 525 (86.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,137
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 189 (31.2%) of aid recipients
44 (4.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,327
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
5,041 (84.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,766 (74.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,661 (97.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
447 (12.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
69%
Average Award
$15,636
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,706 (73.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,038
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,109 (84.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,656
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 874 (23.9%) of aid recipients
258 (4.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,045
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
76%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$31,504
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 Perkins 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
Applied Art and Design
Music
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
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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