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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$58,710
Tuition and Fees
$38,660
Room and Board
$16,030
Books and Supplies
$1,020
Other Expenses
$3,000
Payment Plans
Prepayment plan, installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002666
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,105 (89.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
954 (85.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
954 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
173 (15.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
44%
Average Award
$22,900
Need-Based Gift
Received by 921 (72.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,579
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 835 (88.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,933
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 893 (68.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
177 (14.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,983

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
4,077 (80.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,440 (84.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,440 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
656 (13.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
48%
Average Award
$22,900
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,259 (70.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,410
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,999 (89.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,401
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 3,148 (82.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
988 (20.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,235

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
62%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$34,980
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, endowed and restricted scholarships and grants
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
Business, Communication, Computer Science, Foreign Languages, Mathematics, Physical Sciences
Number of Awards
3,867
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
53
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Number of Awards
149
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Veterans
Number of Awards
453
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,873

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