Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
aidinfo@unc.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 31
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 002974 Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,413 (79.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,049 (60.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,049 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,651 (80.6%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$17,732
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,915 (93.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,532
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,116 (54.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,084
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 230 (11.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 230 (11.2%) of aid recipients
98 (2.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,932
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
11,091 (59.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
8,285 (74.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
8,285 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
6,276 (75.8%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$19,192
Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,521 (90.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,217
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,280 (63.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,436
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 484 (5.8%) of aid recipients
798 (4.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,833
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
40%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$22,466
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Alternative 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
Business
Communication
Education
English
Home Economics
Mathematics
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Journalism/Publications
Music
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff
International Students
Out-of-State Students
Relatives of Clergy
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,735
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