Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Application Process
Application Deadline
August 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 003523 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,456 (91.6% of) freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,113 (76.4% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,113 (100.0% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
142 (12.8% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$11,596
Need-Based Gift
Received by 594 (53.4% of) aid recipients, average amount $6,336
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 554 (49.8% of) aid recipients, average amount $3,278
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,049 (94.2% of) aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,049 (94.2% of) aid recipients
360 (22.7% of) freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,004
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
7,301 (77.1% of) undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
5,815 (79.7% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,733 (98.6% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
538 (9.4% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$10,151
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,176 (55.4% of) aid recipients, average amount $5,694
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,265 (57.0% of) aid recipients, average amount $4,161
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 4,231 (73.8% of) aid recipients
1,620 (17.1% of) undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,264
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
55%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$22,018
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
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
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
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
2,516
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts
Debating
Music
Number of Awards
254
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Number of Awards
1,035
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Educators
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children of Public Servants
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Public Servants
Number of Awards
232
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$963