Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Application Process
Application Deadline
August 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 003145 Free
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,793 (91.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,466 (81.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,464 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
233 (15.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
40%
Average Award
$10,307
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,183 (80.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,478
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,051 (71.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,189
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 876 (59.8%) of aid recipients
367 (18.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,409
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
7,141 (83.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
5,969 (83.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,926 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
776 (13.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
38%
Average Award
$10,814
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,765 (80.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,658
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,681 (79.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,855
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 3,267 (55.1%) of aid recipients
1,589 (18.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,143
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
68%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,190
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 Perkins Loans
Other Loans
Charles E. Schell Foundation Loans
George W. Wright Student Aid Loans
Rogers Student Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Advanced Education Nursing Scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Home Economics
Humanities
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
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Community Service
Leadership
Memberships
Religious Involvement
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
Children of Workers in Trades
Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent
Ethnic Background
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Public Servants
Religious Affiliation
Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants
Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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