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University of South Carolina Aiken Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Aiken, SC

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $22,727
Out-of-state: $33,185
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,760
Out-of-state: $21,218
Room and Board
$7,946
Books and Supplies
$1,240
Other Expenses
$2,781
Payment Plans
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
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 20
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003449
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
542 (99.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
374 (69.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
372 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
58 (15.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Award
$12,210
Need-Based Gift
Received by 356 (95.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,352
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 253 (68.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,268
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 37 (9.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
41 (7.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,685

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,657 (99.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,784 (67.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,760 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
298 (16.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$12,097
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,534 (87.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,379
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,336 (75.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,248
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 164 (9.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
191 (7.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,751

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
69%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,176
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
Available
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Hobbies/Interests, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Married Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Religious Affiliation, 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
$1,643

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