Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@bentley.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 7
Award Notification
On or about April 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 002124 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
682 (67.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
459 (67.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
456 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
134 (29.4%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
89%
Average Award
$38,082
Need-Based Gift
Received by 447 (98.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $34,669
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 432 (94.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,325
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 76 (16.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 76 (16.7%) of aid recipients
308 (30.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,366
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
2,456 (59.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,794 (73.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,789 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
641 (35.8%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
92%
Average Award
$39,159
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,764 (98.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $34,395
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,709 (95.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,490
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 253 (14.1%) of aid recipients
1,024 (24.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,768
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
55%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$35,187
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
State Loans
Available
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
Academic scholarships
Special achievements/activities
Special characteristics (minority
religious affiliation
other scholarships)
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
1,922
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Number of Awards
160
Special Characteristics Award Areas
International Students
Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
72
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,181
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