Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
financialaid@colorado.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
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 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
4,411 (70.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,192 (49.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,102 (95.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
625 (29.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$17,004
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,645 (78.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,557
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,650 (78.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,233
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 93 (4.4%) of aid recipients
2,529 (40.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,842
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
14,678 (53.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
9,370 (63.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
8,935 (95.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2,867 (32.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$17,482
Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,071 (79.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,135
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 7,127 (79.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,458
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 346 (3.9%) of aid recipients
8,968 (32.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,437
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
38%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,425
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
Private 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
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
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
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
$1,862
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