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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $21,201
Out-of-state: $30,853
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,385
Out-of-state: $18,037
Room and Board
$9,762
Books and Supplies
$1,100
Other Expenses
$1,954
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
April 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning May 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003810
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
402 (93.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
332 (86.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
279 (86.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
129 (51.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$7,912
Need-Based Gift
Received by 245 (88.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,268
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 198 (75.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,685
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 244 (91.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
81 (16.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,117

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,420 (89.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,222 (86.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,099 (89.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
458 (52.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$8,491
Need-Based Gift
Received by 965 (89.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,995
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 822 (79.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,209
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 760 (69.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
221 (12.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,096

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
89%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$21,176
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

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

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Business, Communication, Education, English, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
1,305
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
56
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
2
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Veterans
Number of Awards
39
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,041

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