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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$75,072
Tuition and Fees
$54,924
Room and Board
$15,518
Books and Supplies
$1,560
Other Expenses
$3,070
Payment Plans
Prepayment plan, 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 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001164
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,244 (75.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,012 (79.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,012 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
186 (18.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$30,257
Need-Based Gift
Received by 950 (91.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,156
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 833 (84.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,996
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 755 (72.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
183 (12.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,542

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
4,208 (64.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,711 (88.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,706 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
491 (11.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$34,629
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,411 (90.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,322
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,273 (90.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,555
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,600 (69.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
394 (6.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,454

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
55%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,374
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
17.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford 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
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences
Number of Awards
3,853
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
263
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
Children and Siblings of Alumni, International Students, Relatives of Clergy
Number of Awards
275
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,874

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