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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$59,176
Tuition and Fees
$41,976
Room and Board
$11,514
Books and Supplies
$1,970
Other Expenses
$3,716
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 February 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Institutional Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001122
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
734 (85.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
616 (83.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
616 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
63 (14.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Award
$25,563
Need-Based Gift
Received by 614 (99.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $21,024
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 459 (66.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,383
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 55 (10.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
243 (28.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,677

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,846 (76.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,555 (89.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,552 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
196 (9.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
54%
Average Award
$23,820
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,541 (99.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,920
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,058 (77.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,229
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 141 (6.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,193 (30.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,230

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
66%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$34,687
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
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Communication
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Members of Minorities, Relatives of Clergy
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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