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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $24,930
Out-of-state: $34,434
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,956
Out-of-state: $16,460
Room and Board
$13,435
Books and Supplies
$1,971
Other Expenses
$2,568
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Not reported

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 2
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001142
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
2,442 (96.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,260 (91.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,220 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
327 (64.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$10,749
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,201 (98.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,558
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 583 (31.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,403
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,756 (71.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
6 (.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,139

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
14,493 (89.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
13,679 (94.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
13,336 (97.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,866 (60.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$9,569
Need-Based Gift
Received by 12,990 (97.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,611
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,602 (39.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,333
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 6,539 (47.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
41 (.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,637

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
57%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$21,605
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
2.0%
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
 

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, Computer Science, Education, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, 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, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Hobbies/Interests, Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Public Servants, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,643

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