Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
financialaid@ua.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
July 29
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 001051 Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
4,780 (73.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
3,200 (66.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,064 (95.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
909 (29.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Award
$17,576
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,703 (88.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,715
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,792 (58.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,324
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,467 (80.5%) of aid recipients
2,185 (33.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,587
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
15,907 (57.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
11,618 (73.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
11,331 (97.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2,330 (20.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
56%
Average Award
$15,520
Need-Based Gift
Received by 9,175 (81.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,663
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 7,934 (70.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,273
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 7,311 (64.5%) of aid recipients
8,886 (32.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,782
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
48%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$35,852
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus 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
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture
Architecture
Area/Ethnic Studies
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Library Science
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Religion/Biblical Studies
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
Debating
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Community Service
Hobbies/Interests
Junior Miss
Leadership
Memberships
Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Union Members/Company Employees
Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Religious Affiliation
Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants
Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,120
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