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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$70,382
Tuition and Fees
$49,188
Room and Board
$15,524
Books and Supplies
$1,971
Other Expenses
$3,699
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 February 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001302
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
526 (82.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
436 (83.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
436 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3 (.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$36,878
Need-Based Gift
Received by 348 (97.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $24,348
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 395 (73.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,436
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 436 (73.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
191 (26.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,070

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,967 (76.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,740 (88.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,740 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
8 (.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$34,296
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,430 (97.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $21,484
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,566 (7.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,835
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,532 (58.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
800 (19.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,385

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
85%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$30,583
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
17.0%
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
State Loans
 
Other 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, Computer Science, Engineering/Technologies, English, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Dance, Debating, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership, Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, Relatives of Clergy, 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
$2,405

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