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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $41,606
Out-of-state: $51,110
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $23,418
Out-of-state: $32,922
Room and Board
$13,422
Books and Supplies
$1,970
Other Expenses
$2,796
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

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 March 3
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 3
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001146
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
2,356 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,877 (79.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,819 (96.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
277 (15.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$17,631
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,384 (76.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,803
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,200 (66.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,540
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 387 (21.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
151 (6.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,611

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
12,269 (78.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
10,577 (86.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
10,326 (97.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,606 (15.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$16,022
Need-Based Gift
Received by 8,312 (80.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,134
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,803 (65.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,937
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,331 (12.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
444 (2.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,429

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
62%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
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
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
Agriculture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, 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
Community Service, Hobbies/Interests, Leadership, Memberships
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, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Married Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students
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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