Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 003451 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
2,119 (91.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,706 (80.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,700 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
201 (11.8%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
46%
Average Award
$11,241
Need-Based Gift
Received by 855 (50.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,214
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,589 (93.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,109
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 772 (45.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 772 (45.4%) of aid recipients
488 (21.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,304
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
7,439 (83.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
6,131 (82.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,101 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
695 (11.4%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
48%
Average Award
$11,168
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,273 (53.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,337
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 558 (9.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,753
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,126 (34.8%) of aid recipients
1,835 (20.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,254
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
76%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$37,717
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
Creative arts/performance 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
Education
English
Foreign Languages
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
4,008
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
75
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Number of Awards
15
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff
International Students
Local/State Students
Out-of-State Students
Number of Awards
3,241
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,790
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