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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $22,814
Out-of-state: $39,734
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,068
Out-of-state: $24,988
Room and Board
$9,760
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$3,786
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 15
Final deadline June 30
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001616
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,621 (64.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,603 (99.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,519 (95.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
268 (19.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$10,963
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,008 (64.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,395
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 892 (60.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,496
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 89 (6.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
113 (5.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,016

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
7,389 (60.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
7,298 (98.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,976 (96.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
912 (14.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
57%
Average Award
$10,213
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,877 (70.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,047
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,633 (69.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,217
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 196 (2.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
209 (2.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,222

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
60%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,870
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
3.0%
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, 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, Leveraging Educational Assistance Program (LEAP)
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Architecture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership, Rodeo
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Spouses of Current Students, Veterans
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
$2,460

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