Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
sas@clarkson.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 002699 Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
632 (91.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
540 (85.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
537 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
158 (29.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
89%
Average Award
$47,943
Need-Based Gift
Received by 536 (99.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $37,723
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 375 (69.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,940
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 123 (22.9%) of aid recipients
133 (19.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $33,670
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
2,505 (88.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,262 (90.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,252 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
627 (27.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
90%
Average Award
$47,436
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,246 (99.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $35,848
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,615 (71.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,377
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 488 (21.7%) of aid recipients
516 (18.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $29,655
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
80%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,000
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Private/Alternative Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
HEOP
Non-Need-Based Available
Academic scholarships
Special achievements/activities
Special characteristics (minority
religious affiliation
other scholarships)
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Engineering/Technologies
Humanities
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
5,318
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
1,181
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Faculty/Staff
International Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Veterans
Number of Awards
4,703
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,800
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