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Southwest Baptist University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Bolivar, MO

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$36,980
Tuition and Fees
$25,440
Room and Board
$8,040
Books and Supplies
$1,500
Other Expenses
$2,000
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 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002502
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
421 (97.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
381 (90.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
381 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
96 (25.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$24,167
Need-Based Gift
Received by 375 (98.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,641
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 331 (86.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,134
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 300 (78.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
44 (10.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,898

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,529 (91.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,371 (89.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,371 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
336 (24.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$22,411
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,297 (94.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,669
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,192 (86.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,912
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 614 (44.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
216 (12.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,997

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
73%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$25,880
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
7.0%
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, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
Alternative 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
Not reported
Number of Awards
146
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Debating, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
126
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
107
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students
Number of Awards
405
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,820

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