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CDS Definitions
H. Financial Aid  
H01 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 2010-2011 academic year (see the next item below), use the 2010-2011 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.)
  2011-2012 estimated 2010-2011 final
Indicate the academic year for which data are reported for items H1, H2, H2A, and H6 below: X
Which needs-analysis methodology does your institution use in awarding institutional aid?
Federal methodology (FM) Yes
Institutional methodology (IM) No
Both FM and IM No
  Need-based $ (Include non-needbased aid used to meet need.) Non-needbased $ (Exclude non-needbased aid used to meet need.)
Scholarships/Grants
Federal $32,260,378 $693,470
State (i.e., all states, not only the state in which your institution is located) $24,397,288 $1,290,592
Institutional: Endowed scholarships, annual gifts and tuition funded grants, awarded by the college, excluding thletic aid and tuition waivers (which are reported below). $38,831,562 $43,925,246
Scholarships/grants from external sources (e.g., Kiwanis, National Merit) not awarded by the college $5,265,407 $7,301,405
Total Scholarships/Grants 100,754,635 53,210,713
Self-Help
Student loans from all sources (excluding parent loans) $70,411,025 $42,813,392
Federal Work-Study $933,130
State and other (e.g., institutional) work-study/employment (Note: Excludes Federal Work-Study captured above.) $13,571 $9,499
Total Self-Help 71,357,726 42,822,891
Other
Parent Loans $15,808,498 $28,726,721
Tuition Waivers Reporting is optional. Report tuition waivers in this row if you choose to report them. Do not report tuition waivers elsewhere. $1,024,626 $1,898,014
Athletic Awards $3,027,278 $6,703,530
H02 Number of Enrolled Students Awarded Aid:
List the number of degree-seeking full-time and less-thanfull- time undergraduates who applied for and were awarded financial aid from any source. Aid that is nonneed- 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 $$currentYear$$ cohort) 6,985 30,888 1,004
b) Number of students in line a who applied for needbased financial aid 4,918 18,807 470
c) Number of students in line b who were determined to have financial need 3,371 14,152 381
d) Number of students in line c who were awarded any financial aid 3,213 13,727 325
e) Number of students in line d who were awarded any need-based scholarship or grant aid 2,595 11,196 227
f) Number of students in line d who were awarded any need-based self-help aid 1,952 9,847 244
g) Number of students in line d who were awarded any non-need-based scholarship or grant aid 404 1,361 12
h) Number of students in line d whose need was fully met (exclude PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans) 544 1,698 16
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) 88.70% 90.40% 84.80%
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) $11,388 $11,254 $6,515
k)Average need-based scholarship and grant award of those in line e $10,712 $9,215 $4,372
l) Average need-based self-help award (excluding PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans) of those in line f $3,273 $4,485 $4,366
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 $3,177 $4,416 $4,356
H02A 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) 1,224 7,655 56
o) Average dollar amount of institutional non-need-based scholarship and grant aid awarded to students in line n $7,356 $5,226 $5,836
p) Number of students in line a who were awarded an institutional non-need-based athletic scholarship or grant 73 287 3
q) Average dollar amount of institutional non-need-based athletic scholarships and grants awarded to students in line p $23,409 $20,988 $8,584
H03
Incorporated into H1 above.
H04
Note: These are the graduates and loan types to include and exclude in order to fill out CDS H4, H4a, H5, and H5a.
Include:
  • 2011 undergraduate class who graduated between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011 who started at your institution as first- time students and received a bachelor's degree between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011.
  • 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.
    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.
    53.00%
    H04a
    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.
    52.00%
    H05
    Report the average per-undergraduate-borrower cumulative principal borrowed of those in line H4
    $28,434
    H05a
    Report the average 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. NOTE: exclude all institutional, state, private alternative loans and exclude parent loans
    $20,635
    H06 Aid to Undergraduate Degree-seeking Nonresident Aliens
    (Note: Report numbers and dollar amounts for the same academic year checked in item H1.)
    Indicate your institution's policy regarding institutional scholarship and grant aid for undergraduate degreeseeking nonresident aliens:
    Institutional need-based scholarship or grant aid is available No
    Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available Yes
    Institutional scholarship or grant aid is not available No
    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:
    351
    Average dollar amount of institutional financial aid awarded to undergraduate degreeseeking nonresident aliens:
    $8,845
    Total dollar amount of institutional financial aid awarded to undergraduate degreeseeking nonresident aliens:
    $3,104,545
    H07
    Check off all financial aid forms nonresident alien first-year financial aid applicants must submit:
    Institution's own financial aid form No
    CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE No
    International Student's Financial Aid Application No
    International Student's Certification of Finances No
    Other (specify): No
    H08 Process for First-Year/Freshman Students
    Check off all financial aid forms domestic first-year (freshman) financial aid applicants must submit:
    FAFSA Yes
    Institution's own financial aid form No
    CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE No
    State aid form No
    Noncustodial PROFILE No
    Business/Farm Supplement No
    Other (specify): No
    H09
    Indicate filing dates for first-year (freshman) students:
    Priority date for filing required financial aid forms:
    3/10/2011
    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 (answer a or b):
    a) Students notified on or about (date):
     
      Yes No
    Students notified on a rolling basis: X
    If yes, starting date:
    4/1
    H11
    Indicate reply dates:
    Students must reply by (date):
     
    or within _______ weeks of notification.
     
    H12 Types of Aid Available
    Please check off all types of aid available to undergraduates at your institution:
    Loans
    FEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM (DIRECT LOAN)
    Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans Yes
    Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans Yes
    Direct PLUS Loans Yes
    Federal Perkins Loans Yes
    Federal Nursing Loans Yes
    State Loans No
    College/university loans from institutional funds Yes
    Other (specify): No
    H13
    Scholarships and Grants
    NEED-BASED:
    Federal Pell Yes
    SEOG Yes
    State scholarships/grants Yes
    Private scholarships Yes
    College/university scholarship or grant aid from institutional funds Yes
    United Negro College Fund No
    Federal Nursing Scholarship No
    Other (specify): No
    H14
    Check off criteria used in awarding institutional aid. Check all that apply.
      Non-need based Need based
    Academics X X
    Alumni affiliation X
    Art X X
    Athletics X X
    Job skills
    ROTC X
    Leadership X X
    Minority status X X
    Music/drama X X
    Religious Affiliation X
    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:
     
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