Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
mason_td@mercer.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
February 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 001580 Free
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
832 (92.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
641 (77.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
641 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
275 (42.9%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
89%
Average Award
$38,824
Need-Based Gift
Received by 641 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,043
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 386 (60.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,778
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 174 (27.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 174 (27.1%) of aid recipients
248 (27.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,303
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
2,783 (83.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,247 (80.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,247 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
924 (41.1%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$37,583
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,241 (99.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $26,745
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,408 (62.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,983
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 586 (26.1%) of aid recipients
1,029 (30.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,027
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
59%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,949
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
Federal Nursing Loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences
Business
Education
English
Home Economics
Military Science
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Debating
Journalism/Publications
Music
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Community Service
Leadership
Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children of Faculty/Staff
International Students
Religious Affiliation
Veterans
Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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