Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
financialaid@colorado.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 001370 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
4,906 (69.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,728 (55.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,662 (97.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,158 (43.5%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$18,037
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,090 (78.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,225
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,303 (86.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,913
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 158 (5.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 158 (5.9%) of aid recipients
2,725 (38.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,343
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
15,078 (52.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
10,053 (66.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
9,594 (95.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,912 (40.8%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$17,962
Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,457 (77.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,882
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 8,296 (86.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,766
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 414 (4.3%) of aid recipients
8,732 (30.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,345
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
40%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,568
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus 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
Architecture
Area/Ethnic Studies
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Religion/Biblical Studies
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
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
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
Local/State Students
Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,920
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