CDS 2011 Financial Aid

Common Data Set 2011 H. Financial Aid



Aid Awarded to Enrolled Undergraduates

H1. Enter total dollar amounts awarded in the 2010-2011 academic year to full-time and part-time degree-seeking undergraduates in the following categories.
Include aid awarded to international students (i.e., those not qualifying for federal aid).

Academic year for which data reported for items H1, H2, H2A, and H6 below: 2010-2011 Final

Needs-analysis methodology used in awarding institutional aid: Federal Methodology (FM)

  Need-based Non-need-based
  $ $
Scholarships/Grants
Federal 21,539,726 54,500
State (all states, not just Louisiana) 2,815,544 13,096,747
Institutional: Endowed scholarships, annual gifts and tuition funded grants, awarded by the college, excluding athletic aid and tuition waivers (which are reported below). 0 7,785,376
Scholarships/grants from external sources (e.g. Kiwanis, National Merit) not awarded by the college 893 752,402

Total Scholarships/Grants

24,356,163 21,689,025
 
Self-Help
Student loans from all sources (excluding parent loans) 15,654,638 20,034,948
Federal Work-Study 517,849  
State and other work-study/employment 0 2,174,674

Total Self-Help

16,172,487 22,209,622
 
Parent Loans 0 950,252
Tuition Waivers 25,103 4,053,883

Athletic Awards

0

2,074,633

 

H2. Number of Enrolled Students Awarded Aid: Aid that is non-need-based but that was used to meet need is counted as need-based aid. Numbers 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 are also counted as full-time undergraduates.

 

First-time
Full-time
Freshmen

Full-time
Undergrad
(Incl. Fresh)

Less Than
Full-time
Undergrad

a Number of degree-seeking undergraduate students (Fall 2010 cohort) 2,420 10,989 1,880
b Number of students in line a who applied for need-based financial aid 2,210 8,595 916
c Number of students in line b who were determined to have financial need 1,412 6,266 811
d Number of students in line c who were awarded any financial aid 1,401 6,189 771
e Number of students in line d who were awarded any need-based scholarship or grant aid 912 4,257 519
f Number of students in line d who were awarded any need-based self-help aid 606 3,624 545
g Number of students in line d who were awarded any non-need-based scholarship or grant aid 968 2,972 59
h Number of students in line d whose need was fully met. (excludes PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans and private alternative loans) 315 1,066 45
i On average, the percentage of need that was met of students who were awarded any need-based aid. Excludes 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) N/A N/A N/A
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) $8,056 $7,971 $5,120
k Average need-based scholarship or grant award of those in line e $5,682 $5,028 $3,177
l Average need-based self-help award (excluding PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans) of those in line f $2,846 $3,802 $3,713
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 $2,826 $3,767 $3,710

 

H2A. Number of Enrolled Students Awarded Non-need-based Scholarships and Grants: Numbers 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 are also counted as full-time undergraduates.

 

First-time
Full-time
Freshmen

Full-time
Undergrad
(Incl. Fresh)

Less Than
Full-time
Undergrad

n Number of student in line a who had no financial need who were awarded institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid (exclude those who were awarded athletic awards and tuition benefits) 326 1,647 20
o Average dollar amount awarded to students in line n $3,307 $2,446 $937
p Number of students in line a who were awarded an institutional non-need-based athletic scholarship or grant 33 130 2
q Average dollar amount awarded to students in line p $7,541 $7,531 $4,450

 

Include 2011 undergraduate class who graduated between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011 who started at your institution as first-time students. Include only loans made to students who borrowed while enrolled at your institution. Include co-signed loans. Exclude those who transferred in. Exclude money borrowed at other institutions.
H4. Percent of 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.

59.1%

H4a. Percent 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. 58.8%
H5. Average per - undergraduate - borrower cumulative principle borrowed of those in line H4. $20,044
H5a. Average per- undergraduate - borrower cumulative principle borrowed 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. $20,299

 

Aid to Undergraduate Degree-seeking Nonresident Aliens

H6. Indicate your institution's policy regarding institutional scholarship and grant aid for undergraduate degree-seeking nonresident aliens: Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available
If institution 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:  
Average dollar amount of institutional financial aid awarded to undergraduate degree-seeking nonresident aliens:  
Total dollar amount of institutional financial aid awarded to undergraduate degree-seeking nonresident aliens:  
H7. Financial aid forms non-resident alien first-year financial aid applicants must submit: International Student's Certification of Finances.

 

Process for First-Year/Freshman Students

H8. Financial aid forms domestic first-year (freshman) financial aid applicants must submit:
FAFSA
Institution's own financial aid form (for college scholarships only)
H9. Indicate filing dates for first-year (freshman) students.
Priority date for filing required financial aid forms: May 1.
Deadline for filing required financial aid forms: No deadline for filing required forms (applications processed on a rolling basis)
H10. Indicate notification dates for first-year (freshman) students.
Students notified on a rolling basis: Yes
If yes, starting date: April 1
H11. Indicate reply dates.
Students must reply by (date): ______________ or within 2weeks of notification.

 

Types of Aid Available to Undergraduates

H12. LOANS:

Federal Direct Student Loan Program (Direct Loan)
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct PLUS Loans
Federal Perkins Loans
College/university loans from institutional funds

 

H13. SCHOLARSHIPS and GRANTS

Need-based:
Federal Pell Grant
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunities Grants (SEOG)
State scholarships/grants
Private scholarships
College/university scholarship or grant aid from institutional funds

 

H14. Criteria used in awarding institutional aid. Check all that apply.

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