Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@nmsu.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 002657 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,981 (91.8% of) freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,629 (82.2% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,627 (99.9% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
306 (18.8% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$15,777
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,611 (99.0% of) aid recipients, average amount $13,592
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 765 (47.0% of) aid recipients, average amount $2,875
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 463 (28.5% of) aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 463 (28.5% of) aid recipients
499 (23.1% of) freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,730
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
7,799 (80.4% of) undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
6,791 (87.1% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,692 (98.5% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,136 (17.0% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$15,929
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,377 (95.3% of) aid recipients, average amount $13,545
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,516 (52.5% of) aid recipients, average amount $3,819
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,773 (26.5% of) aid recipients
1,890 (19.5% of) undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,542
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
47%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$21,429
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
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
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
547
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Creative Writing
Dance
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
40
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Hobbies/Interests
Junior Miss
Leadership
Memberships
Rodeo
Number of Awards
24
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Current Students
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children of Public Servants
Children of Union Members/Company Employees
Children of Workers in Trades
Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent
Ethnic Background
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Married Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Previous College Experience
Public Servants
Spouses of Current Students
Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants
Veterans
Number of Awards
110
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$4,115