Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 31
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Institutional Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 002836 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
2,556 (87.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,509 (59.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,506 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
285 (18.9%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$13,666
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,259 (83.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,918
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,468 (97.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,570
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 292 (19.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 292 (19.4%) of aid recipients
169 (5.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,331
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
10,107 (73.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
7,105 (70.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
7,094 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,371 (19.3%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
69%
Average Award
$14,458
Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,944 (83.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,765
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,910 (97.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,548
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 604 (8.5%) of aid recipients
602 (4.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,883
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
49%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,679
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
Academic scholarships
Creative arts/performance scholarships
Special achievements/activities
Special characteristics (minority
religious affiliation
other scholarships)
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Area/Ethnic Studies
Biological Sciences
Business
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
810
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Creative Writing
Dance
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
32
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Number of Awards
60
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Married Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Previous College Experience
Religious Affiliation
Veterans
Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
417
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,953
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