Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
financialaid@colorado.edu
Application Process
Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 001370 Free
Profile of 2022-23 Financial Aid
Profile of 2022-23 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
5,090 (72.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,602 (51.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,535 (97.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
842 (33.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$19,404
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,016 (79.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,314
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,941 (76.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,156
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 159 (6.3%) of aid recipients
2,840 (40.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,250
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
14,804 (51.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
9,141 (61.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
8,907 (97.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,017 (33.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$19,670
Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,212 (81.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,657
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,912 (77.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,437
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 402 (4.5%) of aid recipients
9,716 (34.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,199
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
36%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,719
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus 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
Architecture
Area/Ethnic Studies
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
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
Community Service
Leadership
Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children of Public Servants
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
Local/State Students
Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,399
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