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H. FINANCIAL AID

Aid Awarded to Enrolled Undergraduates

H1. Enter total dollar amounts awarded to 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 2007 - 2008 academic year (see the next item below), use the 2007 - 2008 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.)

Indicate the academic year for which data are reported for items H1, H2, H2A, and H6 below:
2008 - 2009 estimated or 2007 - 2008 final

H3: Which needs-analysis methodology does your institution use in awarding institutional aid?

Federal methodology (FM)
Institutional methodology (IM)
Both FM and IM

H1. (Continue)

  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    
a) Federal 14,800,000 0
b) State (i.e., all states, not only the state in which your institution is located) 18,600,000 240,000
c) Institutional (endowment, alumni, or other institutional awards) and external funds awarded by the college excluding athletic aid and tuition waivers (which are reported below) 45,000,000 21,600,000
Scholarships/grants from external sources (e.g., Kiwanis, National Merit), not awarded by the college 360,000 1,700,000
Total Scholarships/Grants 78,760,000 23,540,000
 
Self-Help
Student loans from all sources (excluding parent loans) 68,000,000 27,000,000
Federal Work-Study 1,800,000
State and other (e.g., institutional) work-study/employment (Note: Exclude Federal Work-Study captured above.) 1,600,000 3,100,000
Total Self-Help 71,400,000 30,100,000
 
Other    
Parent Loans 38,000,000
Tuition waivers (Reporting is optional. Report tuition waivers in this row if you choose to report them. Do not report tuition waivers elsewhere.) 7,800,000
Athletic awards 5,500,000

H2. Number of Enrolled Students Receiving Aid:

List the number of degree-seeking full-time and less-than-full-time undergraduates who applied for and received financial aid. 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 receiving 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.

b) Number of students in line a) applied for need-based financial aid 2,195 9,947 1,367
c) Number of students in line b) who were determined to have financial need 1,674 7,837 1,244
d) Number of students in line c) who awarded any financial aid 1,637 7,557 1,058
e) Number of students in line d) who awarded any need-based scholarship or grant aid 1,258 5,931 636
f)  Number of students in line d) who awarded any need-based self-help aid 1,303 6,437 957
g) Number of students in line d) who awarded any non-need-based scholarship or grant aid 897 2,675 114
h) Number of students in line d) whose need was fully met (exclude PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans and private alternative loans). 159 652 18
i) On average, the percentage of need that was met of students who received any need-based aid. Exclude any resources that were awarded to replace EFC (PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans). 65% 60% 32%
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.) $ 19,014 $ 17,279 $ 8,847
k) Average need-based scholarship or grant award of those in line e). $ 14,229 $ 12,907 $ 7,418
l) Average need-based self-help award (excluding PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans) of those in line f). $ 4,911 $ 6,168 $ 5,143
m) Average need-based loan (excluding PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans) of those in line f) who received a need-based loan. $ 3,739 $ 4,832 $ 4,785

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 received non-need-based gift aid. Numbers should reflect the cohort receiving 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.

Non-need-based awards First-time
Full-time
Freshmen
Full-time
Undergrad
(incl. fresh.)
Less than
Full-time
undergrad
n) Number of students in line a) who had no financial need who were awarded institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid (exclude those receiving athletic awards and tuition benefits) 176 466 3
o) Average dollar amount of non-need-based scholarship and grant aid awarded to students in line n). $ 9,492 $ 9,008 $ 8,153
p) Number of students in line a) who were awarded an institutional non-need-based athletic scholarship or grant 49 198 1
q) Average dollar amount of institutional non-need-based athletic grants and scholarships awarded to students in line p) $ 19,653 $ 19,391 $ 9,350

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

    Include:

    Exclude:

H4*. Provide the percentage of the class (defined above) who borrowed at any time through any loan programs (institutional, state, Federal Perkins, Federal Stafford Subsidized and Unsubsidized, private loans that were certified by your institution, etc.; exclude parent loans). Include both Federal Direct Student Loans and Federal Family Education Loans. 66%

H4a*. Provide the percentage of the class (defined above) who borrowed at any time through federal loan programs—Federal Perkins, Federal Stafford Subsidized and Unsubsidized. Include both Federal Direct Student Loans and Federal Family Education Loans. NOTE: exclude all institutional, state, private alternative loans and parent loans. 66%

H5*. Average per-undergraduate-borrower cumulative principal borrowed of those in line H4:  $19,375

H5a*. Aaverage per-undergraduate-borrower cumulative principal borrowed, of those in H4a, through federal loan programs--Federal Perkins, Federal Stafford Subsidized and Unsubsidized. Include both Federal Direct Student Loans and Federal Family Education Loans. These are listed in line H4a.

Include both Federal Direct Student Loan and Federal Family Education Loans. These are listed in line 4a.
NOTE: exclude all institutional, state, private alternative loans and exclude parent loans.  $19,375

Aid to Undergraduate Degree-seeking Nonresident Aliens (Note: Report numbers and dollar amounts for the same academic year checked in item H1.)

H6. Indicate your institution’s policy regarding financial aid for undergraduate degree-seeking Nonresident Alien students:

Institutional need-based scholarship or grant aid is available
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available
Institutional scholarship or grant aid is not available

Process for First-Year/Freshman Students

H8. Check off all financial aid forms domestic first-year (freshman) financial aid applicants must submit:

FAFSA
Institution’s own financial aid form
CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
State aid form
No custodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent’s Statement
Business/Farm Supplement
Other:____________________________________________________________

H9. Indicate filing dates for first-year (freshman) students:

Priority date for filing required financial aid forms: March 1

Deadline for filing required financial aid forms:

No deadline for filing required forms (applications processed on a rolling basis): Yes

H10. Indicate notification dates for first-year (freshman) students (answer a or b):

a. Students notified on or about (date):
b. Students notified on a rolling basis:     Yes No    
        If Yes, starting date:   March 15  

H11. Indicate reply dates:

Students must reply by (date): N/A or within N/A weeks of notification.

Types of Aid Available

Please check off all ypes of aid available to undergraduates at your institution:

H12. Loans

Federal Direct Student Loan Program (Direct Loan)
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct PLUS Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFEL)
FFEL Subsidized Stafford Loans
FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
FFEL PLUS Loans

Federal Perkins Loans
Federal Nursing Loans
State Loans
College/university loans from institutional funds
Other (specify):   Private Loans  

H13. Scholarships and Grants

Need-based:

Federal Pell
SEOG
State scholarships/grants
Private scholarships
College/university gift aid from institutional funds
United Negro College Fund
Federal Nursing Scholarship
Other (specify): Federal Academic Competitiveness Grant, Federal Smart Grant, Federal TEACH Grant

H14. Check off criteria used in awarding institutional aid. Check all that apply.

Non-need Based Need-based   Non-need Based Need-based  
Academics Leadership
Alumni affiliation Minority status
Art Music/drama
Athletics Religious affiliation
Job skills State/district residency
ROTC      

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