Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@illinois.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 5
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 001775 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
5,781 (76.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
3,857 (66.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,621 (93.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
667 (18.4%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$19,033
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,216 (88.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,750
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,719 (75.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,461
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 714 (19.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 714 (19.7%) of aid recipients
834 (11.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,104
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
20,086 (62.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
15,257 (76.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
14,539 (95.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,617 (11.1%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$18,024
Need-Based Gift
Received by 12,731 (87.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,498
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 11,070 (76.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,770
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,727 (11.9%) of aid recipients
3,517 (10.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,276
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
44%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,655
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
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
Agriculture
Architecture
Area/Ethnic Studies
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Library Science
Mathematics
Military Science
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
Dance
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff
First-Generation College Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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