Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 002440 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
2,716 (79.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,834 (67.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,751 (95.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
394 (22.5%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$14,752
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,583 (90.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,714
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,048 (59.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,254
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 339 (19.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 339 (19.4%) of aid recipients
955 (28.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,047
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
10,525 (65.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
8,000 (76.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
7,691 (96.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,177 (15.3%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$12,094
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,754 (87.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,515
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,224 (67.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,605
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 922 (12.0%) of aid recipients
4,396 (27.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,841
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
47%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,411
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
Hpsl
Private Lender 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
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
20,730
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Creative Writing
Debating
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
1,006
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Community Service
Junior Miss
Leadership
Memberships
Number of Awards
6,414
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Faculty/Staff
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Previous College Experience
Spouses of Current Students
Veterans
Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
5,956
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,338
Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid data displayed on CollegeData’s college profiles is from the 2019-20 academic year.
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