Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
bw-financial@psu.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 required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 006922 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
343 (90.0% of) freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
273 (79.6% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
263 (96.3% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
64 (24.3% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Award
$9,752
Need-Based Gift
Received by 154 (58.6% of) aid recipients, average amount $5,928
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 195 (74.1% of) aid recipients, average amount $3,380
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 201 (76.4% of) aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 201 (76.4% of) aid recipients
44 (11.5% of) freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,339
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
984 (81.9% of) undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
810 (82.3% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
767 (94.7% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
172 (22.4% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$10,439
Need-Based Gift
Received by 479 (62.5% of) aid recipients, average amount $6,119
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 582 (75.9% of) aid recipients, average amount $4,037
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 548 (71.4% of) aid recipients
106 (8.8% of) undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,144
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
78%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,019
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
Private 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
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported