Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@uwec.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
August 20
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 003917 Free
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
2,073 (89.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,173 (56.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,161 (99.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
233 (20.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$9,211
Need-Based Gift
Received by 941 (81.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,818
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,077 (92.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,060
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 54 (4.7%) of aid recipients
253 (10.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,181
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
7,078 (75.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
4,554 (64.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,488 (98.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
921 (20.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$9,438
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,549 (79.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,576
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,172 (93.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,608
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 150 (3.3%) of aid recipients
959 (10.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,094
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
68%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,479
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
Private Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Bureau of Indian Affairs Grants
Student Support Services Grants
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Area/Ethnic Studies
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
English
Foreign Languages
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Library Science
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Religion/Biblical Studies
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Debating
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Hobbies/Interests
Leadership
Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Previous College Experience
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,526
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