Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
oafa@pitt.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 008815 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,482 (84.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,210 (63.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,145 (97.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
445 (20.7%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$13,674
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,748 (81.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,636
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,596 (74.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,812
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 236 (11.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 236 (11.0%) of aid recipients
362 (8.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,153
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
12,593 (68.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
9,473 (75.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
9,177 (96.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
870 (9.5%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
53%
Average Award
$12,362
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,938 (75.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,519
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 7,370 (80.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,719
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 719 (7.8%) of aid recipients
713 (3.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,206
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
61%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$39,417
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 Nursing Loans
State Loans
Available
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
Area/Ethnic Studies
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
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
Art/Fine Arts
Creative Writing
Debating
Journalism/Publications
Music
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Hobbies/Interests
Leadership
Memberships
Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Educators
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children of Union Members/Company Employees
Children of Workers in Trades
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Married Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Previous College Experience
Religious Affiliation
Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants
Veterans
Veterans' Children
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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