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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $24,394
Out-of-state: $40,436
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,128
Out-of-state: $27,170
Room and Board
$10,248
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$2,018
Payment Plans
 

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
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 12
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002259
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
2,546 (91.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,081 (79.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,056 (98.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
93 (6.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
43%
Average Award
$10,923
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,401 (71.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,666
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,362 (69.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,347
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,467 (73.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
633 (24.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,137

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
10,070 (82.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
8,564 (85.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
8,423 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
292 (4.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
44%
Average Award
$10,283
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,053 (72.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,259
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,189 (75.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,163
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 4,132 (48.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
2,210 (19.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,588

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
67%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,213
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
12.0%
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
Private 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
Agriculture, Architecture, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
6,140
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Debating, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
138
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
89
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Ethnic Background, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Religious Affiliation
Number of Awards
243
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,222

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