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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$106,700
Tuition and Fees
$90,200
Room and Board
$12,400
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$2,900
Payment Plans
Installment plan

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 February 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003839
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
670 (92.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
670 (84.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
670 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
297 (15.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$38,981
Need-Based Gift
Received by 669 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,727
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 567 (82.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,561
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 670 (13.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
85 (21.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $24,565

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,165 (87.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,165 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,163 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
960 (14.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$39,017
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,162 (99.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,872
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,908 (84.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,093
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,245 (11.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
496 (23.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $24,268

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
78%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$54,496
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
16.0%
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, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Engineering/Technologies, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies
Number of Awards
2,100
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
227
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Junior Miss, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
177
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Public Servants, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Parents of Current Students, Previous College Experience, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Twins, Veterans
Number of Awards
992
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,882

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