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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $27,367
Out-of-state: $39,247
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,396
Out-of-state: $19,276
Room and Board
$15,791
Books and Supplies
$1,800
Other Expenses
$2,380
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
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001144
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
3,249 (85.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,561 (80.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,462 (96.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
44 (1.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
62%
Average Award
$10,980
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,984 (80.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,878
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,032 (45.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,435
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 593 (24.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
8 (.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,000

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
17,237 (78.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
15,137 (87.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
14,532 (95.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
695 (2.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
56%
Average Award
$11,161
Need-Based Gift
Received by 12,047 (83.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,472
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,373 (47.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,870
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,803 (19.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
20 (.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,195

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
53%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$22,228
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
2.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
7.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
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
Agriculture, Architecture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Hobbies/Interests, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Current Students, First-Generation College 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
$3,404

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