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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$43,110
Tuition and Fees
$28,000
Room and Board
$9,830
Books and Supplies
$2,000
Other Expenses
$3,280
Payment Plans
Installment plan

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
Final deadline July 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning November 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003418
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
597 (98.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
499 (82.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
499 (77.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
141 (21.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$21,745
Need-Based Gift
Received by 497 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,642
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 307 (48.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,546
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 126 (18.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
122 (8.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,607

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,308 (80.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,954 (84.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,954 (85.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
556 (24.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$20,554
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,932 (98.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,701
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,285 (57.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,640
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 449 (20.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
492 (11.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,380

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
100%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$48,455
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
State Loans
Available
Other 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
Business, Education, Religion/Biblical Studies
Number of Awards
2,861
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
358
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
286
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Religious Affiliation, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
2,035
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$4,000

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