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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$73,710
Tuition and Fees
$57,030
Room and Board
$14,570
Books and Supplies
$1,300
Other Expenses
$810
Payment Plans
Prepayment plan, installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
olaughlin@hws.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
February 1
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002731
Free
State Aid Form  
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
506 (78.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
427 (82.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
424 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
179 (63.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$41,441
Need-Based Gift
Received by 424 (98.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $37,766
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 338 (78.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,610
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 79 (17.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
171 (32.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,139

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,560 (73.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,350 (86.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,343 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
473 (67.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$39,749
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,341 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $35,269
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,113 (82.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,468
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 214 (16.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
669 (35.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,584

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
68%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,205
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
10.0%
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
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university 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
Premedicine
Number of Awards
609
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Performing Arts
Number of Awards
102
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
181
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Relatives of Clergy
Number of Awards
209
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,039

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