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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$53,394
Tuition and Fees
$36,894
Room and Board
$12,522
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$2,778
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
mason_td@mercer.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Not reported

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001580
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
832 (92.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
641 (77.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
641 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
275 (42.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
89%
Average Award
$38,824
Need-Based Gift
Received by 641 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,043
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 386 (60.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,778
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 174 (27.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
248 (27.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,303

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,783 (83.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,247 (80.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,247 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
924 (41.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$37,583
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,241 (99.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $26,745
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,408 (62.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,983
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 586 (26.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,029 (30.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,027

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
59%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$27,949
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
14.0%
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, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
Available
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
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Education, English, Home Economics, Military Science
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Religious Affiliation, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

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

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