Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
behrend.admissions@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 003329 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
836 (78.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
679 (81.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
659 (97.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
181 (27.5%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$10,522
Need-Based Gift
Received by 316 (48.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,402
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 531 (80.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,351
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 540 (81.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 540 (81.9%) of aid recipients
81 (7.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,633
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
3,096 (78.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,658 (85.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,570 (96.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
707 (27.5%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$10,866
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,364 (53.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,274
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,129 (82.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,409
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,837 (71.5%) of aid recipients
239 (6.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,174
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
71%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$41,841
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
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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