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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,512
Out-of-state: $41,266
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,640
Out-of-state: $27,394
Room and Board
$9,290
Books and Supplies
$1,082
Other Expenses
$3,500
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 003451
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
2,183 (91.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,790 (82.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,788 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
185 (8.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
46%
Average Award
$10,894
Need-Based Gift
Received by 872 (51.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,461
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,705 (94.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,818
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 846 (46.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
465 (18.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,515

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
7,459 (83.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
6,300 (84.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,250 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
636 (3.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
46%
Average Award
$10,780
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,308 (54.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,286
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,804 (93.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,423
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,089 (32.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,697 (18.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,557

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
81%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$37,226
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
18.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
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, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
3,486
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
70
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Number of Awards
14
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students
Number of Awards
2,645
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,973

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