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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $27,073
Out-of-state: $38,743
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,489
Out-of-state: $19,159
Room and Board
Not reported
Books and Supplies
$1,364
Other Expenses
$3,475
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 January 31
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002698
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
2,310 (89.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,044 (89.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,938 (91.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
106 (4.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
38%
Average Award
$8,449
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,816 (93.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,156
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 324 (17.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,077
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 861 (39.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
101 (4.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,027

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
7,989 (80.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
7,229 (90.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,809 (92.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
397 (5.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
42%
Average Award
$8,359
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,335 (92.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,882
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,567 (23.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,450
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 10,806 (19.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
248 (2.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,118

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
1.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

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
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
16
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
7
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Hobbies/Interests, Leadership, Memberships
Number of Awards
9
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Ethnic Background, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Public Servants, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
27
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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