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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,417
Out-of-state: $34,406
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,317
Out-of-state: $19,306
Room and Board
$10,396
Books and Supplies
$728
Other Expenses
$3,976
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
sfa@bgnet.bgsu.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003018
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
3,046 (92.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,330 (76.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,284 (98.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
306 (17.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$14,441
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,042 (90.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,696
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,740 (74.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,174
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 229 (12.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
665 (20.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,236

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
10,726 (82.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
8,443 (78.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
8,256 (98.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,182 (14.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$14,344
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,943 (84.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,598
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,597 (80.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,039
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 769 (9.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
2,634 (20.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,160

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
72%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,958
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
15.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

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
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans, Alternative 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, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,091

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