Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
oafa@pitt.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 008815 Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,653 (86.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,292 (62.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,213 (96.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
265 (12.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$17,073
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,846 (83.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,733
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,621 (73.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,519
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 237 (10.7%) of aid recipients
359 (8.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,509
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
12,613 (69.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
9,065 (71.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
8,776 (96.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,044 (11.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
57%
Average Award
$15,340
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,962 (79.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,820
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,661 (75.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,411
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 833 (9.5%) of aid recipients
982 (5.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,351
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
59%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$40,853
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Federal Nursing Loans
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Private Education 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
Area/Ethnic Studies
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
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
Art/Fine Arts
Creative Writing
Debating
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Hobbies/Interests
Leadership
Memberships
Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Educators
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children of Union Members/Company Employees
Children of Workers in Trades
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Married Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Previous College Experience
Religious Affiliation
Spouses of Current Students
Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants
Veterans
Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid data displayed on CollegeData’s college profiles is from the 2021-22 academic year.
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