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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$54,907
Tuition and Fees
$42,135
Room and Board
$10,572
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$1,200
Payment Plans
 

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 November 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001633
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
634 (91.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
536 (84.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
536 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
133 (24.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$32,193
Need-Based Gift
Received by 534 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $26,317
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 408 (76.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,438
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 102 (19.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
158 (22.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $23,237

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,265 (90.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,928 (85.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,928 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
426 (22.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
86%
Average Award
$30,840
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,898 (98.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $24,787
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,491 (77.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,364
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 320 (16.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
570 (22.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,096

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
73%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$34,964
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
17.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
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
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
2,316
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
378
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
49
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students
Number of Awards
751
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,339

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