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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$46,929
Tuition and Fees
$35,218
Room and Board
$8,600
Books and Supplies
$1,100
Other Expenses
$2,011
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 001873
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
320 (98.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
274 (85.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
274 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
67 (24.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$30,438
Need-Based Gift
Received by 274 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $24,675
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 223 (81.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,523
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 44 (16.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
52 (16.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,150

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,160 (92.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,018 (87.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,018 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
304 (29.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$29,160
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,018 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,110
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 769 (75.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,200
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 179 (17.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
242 (19.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,643

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
75%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,964
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
9.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
4.0%

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
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Health Fields, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies
Number of Awards
1,225
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
50
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
404
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
First-Generation College Students, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation
Number of Awards
692
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,794

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