Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
aidinfo@unc.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 31
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 002974 Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,275 (78.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,029 (62.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,029 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,543 (76.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$17,600
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,886 (93.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,211
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 937 (46.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,031
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 316 (15.6%) of aid recipients
86 (2.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,712
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
11,079 (59.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
8,369 (75.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
8,369 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
5,777 (69.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$19,048
Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,541 (90.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,044
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,917 (58.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,480
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 656 (7.8%) of aid recipients
907 (4.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,033
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
36%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$20,563
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Alternative Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
state grants
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
English
Home Economics
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Creative Writing
Journalism/Publications
Music
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff
First-Generation College Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Out-of-State Students
Relatives of Clergy
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,814
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