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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$38,792
Tuition and Fees
$28,692
Room and Board
$10,100
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Not reported

Application Process

Application Deadline
No deadline for filing financial aid forms
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002308
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
300 (99.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
299 (99.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
299 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
43 (14.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$20,150
Need-Based Gift
Received by 296 (99.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,500
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 296 (99.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,425
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 43 (14.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
42 (14.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,200

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
984 (97.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
873 (88.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
873 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
154 (17.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$19,240
Need-Based Gift
Received by 840 (96.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,700
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 837 (95.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,810
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 69 (7.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
98 (9.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,225

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
87%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$26,872
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
22.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
8.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Alternative loans, CitiAssist Loans, Sallie Mae Smart Option 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
Business, Communication, Education, English, Foreign Languages
Number of Awards
994
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Journalism/Publications, Music
Number of Awards
83
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Number of Awards
40
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students
Number of Awards
86
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$967

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