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COLLEGE PROFILE

Illinois State University

Normal, IL

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $28,295
Out-of-state: $39,402
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $14,061
Out-of-state: $25,168
Room and Board
$9,948
Books and Supplies
$942
Other Expenses
$3,344
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 April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001692
Free

PROFILE OF 2014-15 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants3,157 (88.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need2,439 (77.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,257 (92.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met684 (30.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met72%
Average Award$10,453
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,671 (74.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,873
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,817 (80.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,671
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 960 (42.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift289 (8.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,769
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants13,132 (77.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need11,013 (64.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid10,179 (92.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met3,119 (30.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met72%
Average Award$10,482
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,691 (65.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,785
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 8,464 (83.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,683
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,957 (29.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift866 (5.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,706
Borrowing
2015 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
65%
Average Indebtedness of
2015 Graduates
$30,373
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
9.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
3.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing 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, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Minority scholarships, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Job skill scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Library Science, Mathematics, Military Science, Agriculture, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education
Number of Awards
1,262
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Debating, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
150
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
1
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, First-Generation College Students, Members of Minorities, Previous College Experience
Number of Awards
368
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,034
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CLASS OF 2021 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.19 3.49 590 630 25
Low 2.10 2.18 590 630 15
High 4.00 5.00 590 630 33
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