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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$65,527
Tuition and Fees
$46,610
Room and Board
$15,844
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$2,073
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
sfs@ithaca.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Institutional Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002739
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,392 (92.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,093 (78.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,093 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
649 (59.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
92%
Average Award
$39,878
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,062 (97.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,394
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 981 (89.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,118
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 436 (39.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
364 (24.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,019

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
4,626 (80.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,931 (85.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,931 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,811 (46.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
88%
Average Award
$40,304
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,886 (98.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,930
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,486 (88.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,177
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 742 (18.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,503 (26.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,179

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
69%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$42,000
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

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
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Communication
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Members of Minorities, Siblings of Current Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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