Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
financialaid@ua.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
May 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 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 2019-20 Financial Aid
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
4,871 (72.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
3,337 (68.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,213 (96.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
817 (25.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$16,262
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,724 (84.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,793
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,025 (63.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,450
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,349 (73.1%) of aid recipients
2,113 (31.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,394
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
16,318 (56.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
12,355 (75.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
12,056 (97.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2,352 (19.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
54%
Average Award
$15,204
Need-Based Gift
Received by 9,481 (78.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,587
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 8,796 (73.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,356
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 7,166 (59.4%) of aid recipients
8,503 (29.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,647
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
46%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$37,126
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
$2,844
Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid data displayed on CollegeData’s college profiles is from the 2020-21 academic year.
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