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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $22,574
Out-of-state: $25,644
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,536
Out-of-state: $12,606
Room and Board
$7,033
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$4,805
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 April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003463
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
326 (94.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
252 (79.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
252 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
26 (9.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
56%
Average Award
$8,184
Need-Based Gift
Received by 148 (60.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,961
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 227 (88.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,857
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 195 (69.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
55 (15.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,977

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,160 (85.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
943 (81.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
939 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
85 (10.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
54%
Average Award
$8,324
Need-Based Gift
Received by 533 (58.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,575
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 853 (92.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,540
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 465 (45.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
126 (9.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,327

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
74%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,962
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
8.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Veterans Education Benefits (GI Bill)
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Health Fields, Mathematics, Physical Sciences
Number of Awards
447
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
9
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Veterans
Number of Awards
1
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,103

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