Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
FinancialAid@smsu.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 31
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 002503 Free
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
2,310 (87.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,531 (66.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,511 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
287 (19.0%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$12,012
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,319 (87.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,030
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,072 (70.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,246
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 236 (15.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 236 (15.6%) of aid recipients
605 (22.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,368
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
10,935 (78.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
8,067 (73.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
7,817 (96.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,276 (16.3%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$11,542
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,444 (82.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,152
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,886 (75.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,363
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 669 (8.6%) of aid recipients
2,042 (14.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,283
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
63%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,446
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
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
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid data displayed on CollegeData’s college profiles is from the 2019-20 academic year.
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