Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
oafa@pitt.edu
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 2019-20 Financial Aid
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,411 (84.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,156 (63.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,149 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
331 (15.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$16,091
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,739 (80.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,513
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,531 (71.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,665
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 228 (10.6%) of aid recipients
358 (8.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,699
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
12,421 (67.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
9,034 (72.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
8,975 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,208 (13.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
57%
Average Award
$14,449
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,716 (74.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,859
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,921 (77.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,574
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 805 (9.0%) of aid recipients
925 (5.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,028
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
58%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$38,465
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
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
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
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