Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 15, February 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 31
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 001781 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
514 (83.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
398 (77.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
397 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
52 (13.1%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$29,035
Need-Based Gift
Received by 396 (99.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $26,088
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 279 (70.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,582
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 40 (10.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 40 (10.1%) of aid recipients
125 (20.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,815
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
1,725 (74.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,433 (83.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,417 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
148 (10.4%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$25,684
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,397 (98.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,583
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,017 (71.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,653
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 103 (7.3%) of aid recipients
496 (21.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,440
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
59%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,555
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
Academic scholarships
Creative arts/performance scholarships
Special achievements/activities
Special characteristics (minority
religious affiliation
other scholarships)
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Area/Ethnic Studies
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Military Science
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Religion/Biblical Studies
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
1,155
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Creative Writing
Music
Number of Awards
177
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
275
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Public Servants
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Out-of-State Students
Relatives of Clergy
Siblings of Current Students
Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
475
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,282
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