Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning June 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 001090 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,478 (95.8% of) freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,426 (96.5% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,411 (98.9% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
577 (40.9% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
62%
Average Award
$10,000
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,404 (99.5% of) aid recipients, average amount $10,000
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 746 (52.9% of) aid recipients, average amount $6,600
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 655 (46.4% of) aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 655 (46.4% of) aid recipients
225 (14.6% of) freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,000
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
6,564 (90.0% of) undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
6,304 (96.0% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,203 (98.4% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,463 (55.8% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
51%
Average Award
$10,500
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,022 (97.1% of) aid recipients, average amount $10,000
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,003 (64.5% of) aid recipients, average amount $8,200
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 3,404 (54.9% of) aid recipients
748 (10.3% of) undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,600
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
67%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,400
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
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
Academic scholarships
Creative arts/performance scholarships
Special achievements/activities
Special characteristics (minority
religious affiliation
other scholarships)
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture
Area/Ethnic Studies
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Health Fields
Humanities
Library Science
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
2,638
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Debating
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
273
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Community Service
Leadership
Number of Awards
60
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Faculty/Staff
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Veterans
Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
163
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,500