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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$53,494
Tuition and Fees
$32,600
Room and Board
$15,560
Books and Supplies
$1,470
Other Expenses
$3,864
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

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 April 15
Final deadline May 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 20
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002775
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
496 (95.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
429 (88.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
429 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
57 (10.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$19,968
Need-Based Gift
Received by 423 (98.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,597
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 357 (84.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,514
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 53 (8.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
61 (9.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,948

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,523 (90.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,260 (89.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,260 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
230 (9.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
48%
Average Award
$16,690
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,148 (94.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,843
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,896 (83.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,345
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 174 (6.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
228 (7.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,816

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
73%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$34,160
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
26.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

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
 
Other Loans
Private loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, TEACH Grants, TRiO Grants
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, Education, English, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
1,714
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Creative Writing, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
65
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
610
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Ethnic Background, Members of Minorities, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
78
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,636

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