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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$52,940
Tuition and Fees
$39,100
Room and Board
$10,990
Books and Supplies
$800
Other Expenses
$2,050
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 a rolling basis beginning December 31
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001781
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
514 (83.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
398 (77.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
397 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
52 (13.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$29,035
Need-Based Gift
Received by 396 (99.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $26,088
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 279 (70.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,582
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 40 (10.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
125 (20.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,815

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,725 (74.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,433 (83.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,417 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
148 (10.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$25,684
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,397 (98.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,583
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,017 (71.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,653
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 103 (7.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
496 (21.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,440

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
59%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$29,555
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
6.0%
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
College/university 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
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
1,155
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Music
Number of Awards
177
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
275
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Public Servants, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
475
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,282

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