Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid2@unl.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 002565 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
4,261 (88.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,782 (65.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,747 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
576 (21.0%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$15,543
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,524 (91.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,781
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,771 (64.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,013
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 325 (11.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 325 (11.8%) of aid recipients
823 (17.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,766
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
14,397 (74.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
9,059 (62.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
8,914 (98.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,471 (16.5%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$14,935
Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,708 (86.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,304
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,770 (64.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,421
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 739 (8.3%) of aid recipients
1,686 (8.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,044
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
55%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$22,290
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
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
Biological Sciences
Business
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Dance
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Community Service
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Ethnic Background
Handicapped Students
International Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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