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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$53,540
Tuition and Fees
$37,246
Room and Board
$13,070
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$2,224
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 January 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 001554
Free
State Aid Form  
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
485 (94.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
394 (80.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
394 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
106 (26.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$31,556
Need-Based Gift
Received by 394 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $27,269
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 311 (78.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,430
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 81 (20.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
115 (24.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,081

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,673 (86.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,351 (80.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,351 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
350 (25.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$31,114
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,350 (99.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $26,094
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,089 (80.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,251
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 250 (18.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
540 (28.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,354

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
66%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,858
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
10.0%
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
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Loans from private/outside lenders
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture, Business, Communication, Education, English, Humanities, Religion/Biblical Studies
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,290

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