Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
financialaid@iastate.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 30
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 001869 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
4,962 (86.0% of) freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
3,099 (62.5% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,054 (98.5% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
629 (20.6% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$13,565
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,043 (99.6% of) aid recipients, average amount $9,232
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,967 (64.4% of) aid recipients, average amount $3,541
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,488 (48.7% of) aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,488 (48.7% of) aid recipients
2,129 (36.9% of) freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,480
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
21,524 (75.5% of) undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
14,775 (68.6% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
14,510 (98.2% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,087 (21.3% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
78%
Average Award
$13,006
Need-Based Gift
Received by 14,401 (99.2% of) aid recipients, average amount $8,066
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 10,584 (72.9% of) aid recipients, average amount $4,504
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 6,474 (44.6% of) aid recipients
9,495 (33.3% of) undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,738
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
59%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,701
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
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Private Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture
Architecture
Area/Ethnic Studies
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Library Science
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Journalism/Publications
Music
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Veterans
Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$841