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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$65,698
Tuition and Fees
$47,630
Room and Board
$13,868
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$3,000
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 November 1
Award Notification
On or about March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001531
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
792 (87.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
702 (85.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
702 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
176 (24.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$41,536
Need-Based Gift
Received by 697 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $34,442
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 468 (66.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,886
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 154 (24.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
167 (20.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $28,490

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,302 (76.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,095 (91.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,095 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
444 (20.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$38,914
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,069 (99.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,490
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,455 (71.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,090
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 371 (17.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
814 (26.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $25,352

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
67%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$35,399
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
13.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

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
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Junior Miss, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Veterans
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
$2,430

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