Financial Support

The deadline for filing all undergraduate financial aid applications for the regular academic year is March 2. Applications received after the deadline are considered late, and limited aid is offered.

Applying for Financial Aid

Types of Financial Aid

The four basic types of aid are scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study employment. Financial Aid and Scholarships usually offers a combination of different award types to most applicants.

Aid can be merit based — awarded on the basis of standards such as academic achievement, or need based — awarded on the basis of financial need as determined by the financial aid application. Scholarships managed by Financial Aid and Scholarships are based on merit and need. Grants, loans, and work study are generally need based.

The Financial Aid Handbook, with complete details on all aid, is available at Financial Aid publications.