Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@truman.edu
Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 002495 Free
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
772 (86.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
460 (59.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
460 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
200 (43.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
89%
Average Award
$14,827
Need-Based Gift
Received by 458 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,096
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 305 (66.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,254
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 457 (99.3%) of aid recipients
428 (47.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,929
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
3,077 (72.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,108 (68.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,105 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
765 (36.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$13,049
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,001 (95.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,500
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,601 (76.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,508
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,750 (83.1%) of aid recipients
1,775 (41.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,282
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
52%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$25,404
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 Nursing Loans
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
Academic scholarships
Creative arts/performance scholarships
Special achievements/activities
Special characteristics (minority
religious affiliation
other scholarships)
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
English
Foreign Languages
Home Economics
Humanities
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
6,648
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Debating
Music
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
130
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
222
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Faculty/Staff
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
International Students
Out-of-State Students
Previous College Experience
Number of Awards
668
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,316
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