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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,820
Out-of-state: $38,614
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $12,612
Out-of-state: $22,406
Room and Board
$12,172
Books and Supplies
$962
Other Expenses
$3,074
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
financial.aid@ohio.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline January 15
Award Notification
On or about February 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003100
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
3,004 (82.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,181 (72.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,181 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
255 (11.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Award
$9,777
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,025 (92.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,410
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,751 (80.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,288
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 204 (9.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
255 (7.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,134

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
11,534 (71.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
9,018 (78.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
9,018 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
795 (8.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
50%
Average Award
$9,164
Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,240 (80.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,791
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 7,423 (82.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,905
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 513 (5.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,453 (9.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,504

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
66%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,856
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
4.0%
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
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
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, Out-of-State 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
$2,032

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