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COLLEGE PROFILE

Illinois State University

Normal, IL

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $26,900
Out-of-state: $34,340
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $12,573
Out-of-state: $20,013
Room and Board
$9,840
Books and Supplies
$996
Other Expenses
$3,491
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 DeadlinePriority deadline March 1
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 2011-12 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants2,680 (87.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need2,077 (77.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,077 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met92 (4.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met75%
Average Award$7,073
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,134 (54.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,268
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,742 (83.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,368
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 217 (10.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift31 (1.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,779
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants13,511 (79.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need10,479 (61.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid10,479 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met619 (5.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met75%
Average Award$7,364
Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,788 (55.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,605
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 8,839 (84.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,909
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,241 (11.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift328 (1.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,221
Borrowing
2012 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
67%
Average Indebtedness of
2012 Graduates
$27,910
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
8.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
2.0%

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
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Library Science, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
718
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Agriculture, Military Science, Business, Computer Science, Communication, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Library Science, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences
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
167
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Theater/Drama, Debating, Music, Performing Arts, Creative Writing
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
1
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Leadership, Community Service
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
347
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Previous College Experience, First-Generation College Students, Members of Minorities, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,980
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.08 3.39 400 450 400 22
Low 1.50 2.30 400 450 400 15
High 4.00 4.90 400 450 400 31
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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