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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $30,481
Out-of-state: $39,985
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,222
Out-of-state: $18,726
Room and Board
$15,992
Books and Supplies
$2,058
Other Expenses
$3,209
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 2
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001140
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
3,230 (9.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
3,097 (95.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,071 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
38 (1.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$11,430
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,049 (97.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,159
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 725 (25.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,287
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
9 freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,149

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
19,046 (91.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
18,495 (97.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
18,286 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
941 (5.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$11,904
Need-Based Gift
Received by 17,760 (95.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,560
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,488 (35.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,450
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 4 aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
37 (.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,495

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
82%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$17,024
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, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
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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