Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
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 006740 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,409 (88.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,112 (78.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,054 (94.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
18 (1.7%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
46%
Average Award
$9,773
Need-Based Gift
Received by 917 (87.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,168
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 510 (48.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,754
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 98 (9.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 98 (9.3%) of aid recipients
183 (11.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,645
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
6,548 (73.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
5,538 (84.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,190 (93.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
59 (1.1%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
49%
Average Award
$10,556
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,251 (81.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,404
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,411 (65.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,651
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 242 (4.7%) of aid recipients
632 (7.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,241
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
53%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$20,859
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
Federal Nursing Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
College Access Challenge Grants
TEACH Grants
Armed Services 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
Architecture
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
1,576
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
61
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
10
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Veterans
Number of Awards
560
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$5,190
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