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 March 1
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 2021-22 Financial Aid
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
4,596 (69.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,392 (52.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,349 (98.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
783 (33.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$17,955
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,845 (78.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,131
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,826 (77.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,245
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 114 (4.9%) of aid recipients
2,710 (40.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,333
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
14,539 (51.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
9,218 (63.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
8,996 (97.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2,803 (31.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$18,172
Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,153 (79.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,550
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 7,047 (78.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,521
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 358 (4.0%) of aid recipients
9,479 (33.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,594
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
38%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,761
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
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
$1,812
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