Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
financialaid@mtsu.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is not required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 003510 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
2,933 (89.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,173 (74.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,158 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
276 (12.8%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$11,158
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,330 (61.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,870
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,049 (48.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,245
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,898 (88.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,898 (88.0%) of aid recipients
725 (22.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,544
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
13,642 (86.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
10,392 (76.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
10,236 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,199 (11.7%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$10,238
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,557 (64.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,189
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,889 (57.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,118
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 6,703 (65.5%) of aid recipients
2,717 (17.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,520
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
59%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,936
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus 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
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
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
794
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Creative Writing
Dance
Debating
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
649
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Hobbies/Interests
Leadership
Memberships
Number of Awards
3,134
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
3,149
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,929
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