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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$56,174
Tuition and Fees
$38,700
Room and Board
$13,000
Books and Supplies
$1,466
Other Expenses
$2,808
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

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 December 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003986
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
482 (94.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
422 (88.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
422 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
100 (24.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$29,192
Need-Based Gift
Received by 422 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,358
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 340 (79.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,842
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 394 (94.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
73 (16.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,555

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,713 (85.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,531 (89.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,516 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
321 (21.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$26,116
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,439 (94.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,893
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,228 (82.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,722
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,242 (82.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
354 (19.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,677

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
76%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$45,320
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
17.0%
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, Federal Nursing 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
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
1,796
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Dance, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
108
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
462
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Ethnic Background, International Students, Siblings of Current Students
Number of Awards
45
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,000

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