Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
financialaid@saffairs.msstate.edu
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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 002423 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,115 (87.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,584 (83.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,547 (98.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
626 (24.6%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$16,164
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,463 (96.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,189
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,519 (59.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,891
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 401 (15.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 401 (15.7%) of aid recipients
552 (15.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,227
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
12,632 (75.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
11,042 (87.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
10,785 (97.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2,277 (21.1%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
56%
Average Award
$15,082
Need-Based Gift
Received by 9,793 (90.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,973
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 7,458 (69.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,927
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 838 (7.8%) of aid recipients
2,349 (13.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,751
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
55%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$31,060
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
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
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
Religion/Biblical Studies
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Creative Writing
Dance
Debating
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Junior Miss
Leadership
Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Educators
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children of Public Servants
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
Local/State Students
Out-of-State Students
Previous College Experience
Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,611
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