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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $19,198
Out-of-state: $25,452
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $5,678
Out-of-state: $11,932
Room and Board
$13,520
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
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 001425
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
903 (92.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
665 (73.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
656 (98.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
58 (8.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Award
$10,848
Need-Based Gift
Received by 524 (79.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,860
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 558 (85.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,417
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 379 (57.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
154 (15.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,382

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
3,535 (82.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,863 (81.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,631 (91.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
299 (11.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$9,669
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,008 (76.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,743
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,257 (85.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,365
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 872 (33.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
312 (7.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,726

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
80%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$30,566
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
10.0%
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, 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
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, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
95
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
8
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
13
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Ethnic Background, Handicapped Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Religious Affiliation, Veterans
Number of Awards
25
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,198

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