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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $31,738
Out-of-state: $44,204
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $14,924
Out-of-state: $27,390
Room and Board
$11,760
Books and Supplies
$1,304
Other Expenses
$3,750
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 March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003706
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
985 (81.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
598 (58.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
561 (93.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
120 (21.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$8,395
Need-Based Gift
Received by 400 (74.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,338
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 407 (77.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,539
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 265 (42.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
226 (18.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,382

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
3,127 (65.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,156 (69.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,078 (95.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
436 (20.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$9,449
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,482 (70.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,334
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,654 (82.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,435
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 657 (30.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
770 (15.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,329

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
58%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$31,767
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
19.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
11.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS 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 achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
76
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
100
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
1,135
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, First-Generation College Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
41
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,490

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