Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Application Process
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 001147 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
2,773 (84.6% of) freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,436 (87.8% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,398 (98.4% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
181 (7.5% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$9,622
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,206 (92.0% of) aid recipients, average amount $11,712
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,600 (66.7% of) aid recipients, average amount $3,344
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 724 (30.2% of) aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 724 (30.2% of) aid recipients
170 (5.2% of) freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,676
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
15,507 (82.4% of) undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
14,377 (92.7% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
14,135 (98.3% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,314 (9.3% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
69%
Average Award
$9,982
Need-Based Gift
Received by 12,821 (90.7% of) aid recipients, average amount $10,795
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 10,467 (74.1% of) aid recipients, average amount $4,481
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 4,017 (28.4% of) aid recipients
577 (3.1% of) undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,309
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
40%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$15,181
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 Nursing Loans
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Alternative 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
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
1,447
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Journalism/Publications
Music
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
231
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Number of Awards
17
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Handicapped Students
Local/State Students
Number of Awards
3
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$4,402