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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $27,322
Out-of-state: $31,397
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,874
Out-of-state: $13,949
Room and Board
$14,348
Books and Supplies
$800
Other Expenses
$2,300
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 January 31
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003032
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,622 (84.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,356 (84.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,329 (98.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
144 (8.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
46%
Average Award
$8,997
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,146 (88.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,501
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 982 (76.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,422
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 78 (6.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
207 (10.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,722

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
7,505 (81.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
6,574 (87.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,441 (97.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
658 (6.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
47%
Average Award
$9,163
Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,286 (80.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,171
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,971 (80.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,248
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 306 (3.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
767 (8.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,161

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
60%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,938
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
6.0%
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
Alternative 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, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Health Fields, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Out-of-State Students
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
$3,686

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