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COLLEGE PROFILE

VanderCook College of Music

Chicago, IL

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$43,378
Tuition and Fees
$27,180
Room and Board
$11,898
Books and Supplies
$1,900
Other Expenses
$2,400
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application Deadline 
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning May 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 177800
Free

PROFILE OF 2014-15 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants27 (96.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need19 (70.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid19 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully MetNot reported
Average Percent of Need MetNot reported
Average Award$17,575
Need-Based Gift
Received by 19 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,591
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 17 (89.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,469
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 19 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift6 (21.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,142
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants105 (100.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need93 (88.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid93 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully MetNot reported
Average Percent of Need MetNot reported
Average Award$17,160
Need-Based Gift
Received by 93 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,168
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 90 (96.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,467
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 90 (96.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift16 (15.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,822
Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
84%
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$27,232
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
29.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
1.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans 
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Education
Number of Awards
78
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
88
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Ethnic Background, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation
Number of Awards
11
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$516
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