Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
facounselor@american.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
On or about April 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Institutional Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 001434 Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,237 (70.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
724 (58.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
713 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
174 (24.4%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$38,820
Need-Based Gift
Received by 676 (94.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $28,681
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 634 (88.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,168
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 234 (32.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 234 (32.8%) of aid recipients
207 (11.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,899
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
4,458 (60.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,411 (76.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,346 (98.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
544 (16.3%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$35,880
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,046 (91.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,427
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,058 (91.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,988
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 873 (26.1%) of aid recipients
360 (4.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,939
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
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
College/University Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Ethnic Background
Members of Minorities
Relatives of Clergy
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,885
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