Financial Aid

Aid Awarded to Enrolled Undergraduates

Enter total dollar amounts awarded to enrolled full-time and less than full-time degree-seeking undergraduates (using the same cohort reported in CDS Question B1, "total degree-seeking" undergraduates) in the following categories. (Note: If the data being reported are final figures for the 2014-2015 academic year (see the next item below), use the 2014-2015 academic year's CDS Question B1 cohort.) Include aid awarded to international students (i.e., those not qualifying for federal aid). Aid that is non-need-based but that was used to meet need should be reported in the need-based aid columns. (For a suggested order of precedence in assigning categories of aid to cover need, see the entry for "non-need-based scholarship or grant aid" on the last page of the definitions section.) 

  2015-2016 estimated 2014-2015 final
Indicate the academic year for which data are reported for items H1, H2, H2A, and H6 below X  

H3. Which need-analysis methodology does your institution use in awarding instutitional aid? Federal methodology (FM) 

H1. Aid Awarded to Enrolled Undergraduates
Need-based $
(Include non-need-based aid used to meet need.)
Non-need-based $
(Exclude non-need-based aid used to meet need.)
Scholarships/Grants
Federal $12,678,920 $610,064
State (i.e., all states, not only the state in which your institution is located) $7,888,130 $39,500
Institutional: Endowed scholarships, annual gifts and tuition funded grants, awarded by the college, excluding athletic aid and tuition waivers (which are reported below) $3,936,822 $1,253,128
Scholarships/grants from external sources (e.g., Kiwanis, National Merit) not awarded by the college $603,259 $344,555
Total Scholarships/Grants $25,107,131 $2,247,247
Self-Help
Student loans from all sources (excluding parent loans) $38,605,668 $9,941,959
Federal Work-Study $729,972
State and other (e.g., institutional) work-study/employment (Note: Excludes Federal Work-Study captured above.) $674,660 $402,158
Total Self-Help $40,010,300 $10,344,117
Other
Parent Loans $9,383,259 $3,513,480
Tuition Waivers (Reporting is optional. Report tuition waivers in this row if you choose to report them. Do not report tuition waivers elsewhere)
Athletic Awards $1,660,134 $1,226,784
H2. Number of Enrolled Students Awarded Aid
List the number of degree-seeking full-time and less-than-full-time undergraduates who applied for and were awarded financial aid from any source. Aid that is non-need-based but that was used to meet need should be counted as need-based aid. Numbers should reflect the cohort awarded the dollars reported in H1. Note: In the chart below, students may be counted in more than one row, and full-time freshmen should also be counted as full-time undergraduates.
First-time Full-time Freshmen Full-time Undergraduate (Incl. Fresh.) Less Than Full-Time Undergraduate
a) Number of degree-seeking undergraduate students (CDS Item B1 if reporting on Fall 2015 cohort) 1,960 8,490 349
b) Number of students in line a who applied for need-based financial aid 1,678 6,434 174
c) Number of students in line b who were determined to have financial need 1,219 4,997 147
d) Number of students in line c who were awarded any financial aid 1,151 4,809 121
e) Number of students in line d who were awarded any need-based scholarship or grant aid 677 2,906 84
f) Number of students in line d who were awarded any need-based self-help aid 998 4,167 94
g) Number of students in line d who were awarded any non-need-based scholarship or grant aid 288 982 14
h) Number of students in line d whose need was fully met (exclude PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans) 275 1,137 23
i) On average, the percentage of need that was met of students who were awarded any need-based aid. Exclude any aid that was awarded in excess of need as well as any resources that were awarded to replace EFC (PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans) 74.3% 77.5% 73.7%
j) The average financial aid package of those in line d. Exclude any resources that were awarded to replace EFC (PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans) $8,837 $9,495 $6,511
k) Average need-based scholarship and grant award of those in line e $7,750 $7,512 $4,010
l) Average need-based self-help award (excluding PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans) of those in line f $3,418 $4,330 $4,206
m) Average need-based loan (excluding PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans) of those in line f who were awarded a need-based loan $3,344 $4,191 $4,140
H2A. Number of Enrolled Students Awarded Non-need-based Scholarships and Grants
List the number of degree-seeking full-time and less-than-full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and who were awarded institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid. Numbers should reflect the cohort awarded the dollars reported in H1. Note: In the chart below, students may be counted in more than one row, and full-time freshmen should also be counted as full-time undergraduates.
First-time Full-time Freshmen Full-time Undergraduate (Incl. Fresh.) Less Than Full-Time Undergraduate
n) Number of students in line a who had no financial need and who were awarded institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid (exclude those who were awarded athletic awards and tuition benefits) 67 295 5
o) Average dollar amount of institutional non-need-based scholarship and grant aid awarded to students in line n $5,500 $4,222 $1,516
p) Number of students in line a who were awarded an institutional non-need-based athletic scholarship or grant 29 98 0
q) Average dollar amount of institutional non-need-based athletic scholarships and grants awarded to students in line p $9,596 $12,518

Note: These are the graduates and loan types to include and exclude in order to fill out CDS H4, H4a, H5, and H5a. 

Include:

  • 2015 undergraduate class who graduated between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015 who started at your institution as first- time students and received a bachelor's degree between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015.
  • only loans made to students who borrowed while enrolled at your institution.
  • co-signed loans.

Exclude:

  • those who transferred in
  • money borrowed at other institutions
H4. Provide the number of students in the 2015 undergraduate class who started at your institution as first-time students on received a bachelor's degree between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015. Exclude students who transferred into your institution. 1,085
H5. Number and percent of students in class (defined in H4 above) borrowing from federal, non-federal, and any loan sources, and the average (or mean) amount borrowed.
List the number of degree-seeking full-time and less-than-full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and who were awarded institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid. Numbers should reflect the cohort awarded the dollars reported in H1. Note: In the chart below, students may be counted in more than one row, and full-time freshmen should also be counted as full-time undergraduates.
  Number in the class Percent of class who borrowed Average per-undergraduate-borrower cumulative principal borrowed
a) Any loan program: Federal Perkins, Federal Stafford Subsidized and Unsubsidized, institutional, state, private loans that your institution is aware of, etc. Include both Federal Direct Student Loans and Federal Family Education Loans. 732 67% $27,666
b) Federal loan programs: Federal Perkins, Federal Stafford Subsidized and Unsubsidized. Include both Federal Direct Student Loans and Federal Family Education Loans. 716 66% $23,104
c) Institutional loan programs.      
d) State loan programs.      
e) Private alternative loans made by a bank or lender. 163 15% $22,755

Aid to Undergraduate Degree-seeking Nonresident Aliens

H6. Aid to Undergraduate Degree-seeking Nonresident Aliens
Institutional need-based scholarship or grant aid is available X
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available X
Institutional scholarship or grant aid is not available  
If institutional financial aid is available for undergraduate degree-seeking nonresident aliens, provide the number of undergraduate degree-seeking nonresident aliens who were awarded need-based or non-need-based aid 33
Average dollar amount of institutional financial aid awarded to undergraduate degree-seeking nonresident aliens $5,804
Total dollar amount of institutional financial aid awarded to undergraduate degree-seeking nonresident aliens $667,510
H7. Check off all financial aid forms nonresident alien first-year financial aid applicants must submit
FAFSA  
Institution's own financial aid form  
CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE  
International Student's Financial Aid Application  
International Student's Certification of Finances  
Other (specify): Admissions Application and Foundation Application X

Process for First-Year/Freshman Students

H8. Check off all financial aid forms domestic first-year (fresman) financial aid applicants must submit
FAFSA X
Institution's own financial aid form  
CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE  
International Student's Financial Aid Application  
International Student's Certification of Finances  
Other (specify):  
H9. Indicate filing dates for first-year (freshman) students
Priority date for filing required financial aid forms 02/15
Deadline for filing required financial aid forms  
No deadline for filing required forms (applications processed on a rolling basis) X
H10. Indicate notification dates for first-year (freshman) students
Students notified on or about 04/15
Students notified on a rolling basis Yes
If yes, starting date 04/15

H11. Students must reply within 2 weeks of notification.

Types of Aid Available

H12. Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans X
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans X
Direct PLUS Loans X
Federal Perkins Loans X
Federal Nursing Loans X
State Loans X
College/university loans from institutional funds X
Other (specify):  
H13. Scholarships and Grants
Federal Pell X
SEOG X
State scholarships/grants X
Private scholarships X
College/university scholarship or grant aid from institutional funds X
United Negro College Fund  
Federal Nursing Scholarship  
Other (specify):  
H14. Check off criteria used in awarding institutional aid
  Non-Need Based Need-Based
Academics X X
Alumni affiliation X  
Art X  
Athletics X  
Job skills    
ROTC X  
Leadership X  
Minority status    
Music/drama X  
Religious affiliation    
State/district residency X  

H15. If your institution has recently implemented any major financial aid policy, program, or initiative to make your institution more affordable to incoming students such as replacing loans with grants, or waiving costs for families below a certain income level please provide details below: