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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$74,275
Tuition and Fees
$57,111
Room and Board
$14,658
Books and Supplies
$866
Other Expenses
$1,640
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
financialaid@carleton.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
On or about March 31
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002340
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
407 (76.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
291 (67.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
291 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
291 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$49,191
Need-Based Gift
Received by 291 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $43,187
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 288 (98.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,581
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 30 (10.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
30 (5.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,083

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,762 (86.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,134 (64.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,134 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,134 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$49,658
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,134 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $42,350
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,109 (97.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,111
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 153 (11.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
153 (5.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,727

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
42%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$21,020
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
3.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
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
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
105
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
7
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
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, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,646

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