Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid2@unl.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 002565 Free
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
4,615 (98.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,713 (58.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,694 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
597 (22.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$16,278
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,547 (94.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,862
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,422 (52.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,918
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 372 (13.8%) of aid recipients
1,142 (24.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,237
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
17,083 (92.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
8,485 (49.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
8,415 (99.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,558 (18.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$15,558
Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,537 (89.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,406
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,371 (51.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,238
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 893 (10.6%) of aid recipients
2,484 (13.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,635
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
54%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,811
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
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture
Architecture
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Dance
Debating
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Community Service
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children of Union Members/Company Employees
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Veterans
Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,736
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