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University of Puget Sound Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Tacoma, WA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$70,686
Tuition and Fees
$53,800
Room and Board
$13,480
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$2,406
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

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
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003797
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
516 (83.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
390 (75.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
390 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
64 (16.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$40,565
Need-Based Gift
Received by 388 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $35,896
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 303 (77.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,954
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 63 (16.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
222 (36.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,206

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,563 (68.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,270 (81.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,270 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
196 (15.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$38,542
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,256 (98.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $33,262
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 990 (78.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,659
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 153 (12.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
993 (43.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,681

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
48%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$36,290
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
8.0%
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
 

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 characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
1,259
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Debating, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
50
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 of Faculty/Staff, Veterans
Number of Awards
18
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,265

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