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Common Data Set 1998-99

A. GENERAL INFORMATION

A1. Address Information

Name of College or University: Southern Polytechnic State University

Mailing Address, City/State/Zip: 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, Georgia 30060-2896

Street Address (if different), City/State/Zip: same

Main phone: 678-915-7778

WWW Home Page Address: http://fac-web.spsu.edu

Admissions Phone Number: 678-915-7281

Admissions toll-free number: 800-635-3204

Admissions Office Mailing Address, City/State/Zip: same

Admissions Fax number: 678-915-7292

Admissions E-mail Address: admissions@spsu.edu

Is there a separate URL application site on the Internet? If so, please specify: no

A2. Source of institutional control Public A3. Classify your undergraduate institution:

        Coeducational

A4. Academic year calendar

        Semester

A5. Degrees offered by your institution

        Certificate,  Associate degree, Bachelor's degree, Postbachelor’s certificate, Master's degree

B. ENROLLMENT AND PERSISTENCE

B1. Institutional Enrollment—Men and Women Provide numbers of students reported on IPEDS Fall Enrollment Survey 1998 as of the institution's official fall reporting date or as of October 15, 1998. Refer to IPEDS EF-1 Part A or IPEDS EF-2 Part A (undergraduates only) survey.

  FULL-TIME PART-TIME
  Men 
(IPEDS col. 15)
Women 
(IPEDS col. 16)
IPEDS
line
Men 
(IPEDS col. 15)
Women 
(IPEDS col. 16)
IPEDS
line
Undergraduates            
Degree-seeking, first-time freshmen  294 64  line 1  41 5 line 15
Other first-year, degree-seeking  165 43 line 2 139 46 line 16
All other degree-seeking 1079 206 lines  

3-6

821 186 lines 

17-20

Total degree-seeking 1538 313   1001 237  
All other undergraduates enrolled in credit courses   6 line 7  15 5 line 21
Total undergraduates 1544 315 line 8 1016 242 line 22
First-professional            
First-time, first-professional students   0 line 9  0 line 23
All other first-professionals  0 0 line 10 0 0 line 24
Total first-professional 0 0   0 0  
Graduate            
Degree-seeking, first-time  15 15 line 11 27 21 line 25
All other degree-seeking  42 41 line 12 125 103 line 26
All other graduates enrolled in credit courses  18 8 line 13 95 51 line 27
Total graduate 75 64   247 175  

Total all undergraduates (IPEDS sum of lines 8 and 22, cols. 15 and 16):  3117

Total all graduate and professional students (IPEDS sum of lines 14 and 28, cols. 15 and 16):  561

GRAND TOTAL ALL STUDENTS (IPEDS line 29, sum of cols. 15 and 16):  3678

B2. Enrollment by Racial/Ethnic Category. Provide numbers of degree-seeking undergraduate students reported on IPEDS Fall Enrollment Survey 1998 as of the institution's official fall reporting date or as of October 15, 1998. Refer to IPEDS EF-1 Part A or IPEDS EF-2 Part A surveys based on column and line numbers in grid for totals.

  Degree-seeking
first-time first year
Degree-seeking undergraduates
  IPEDS
sum of lines 1 and 15 
IPEDS
sum of lines 1-6 and 
lines 15-20
Nonresident aliens

IPEDS cols. 1-2

 2  99
Black, non-Hispanic

IPEDS cols. 3-4

 

65 554
American Indian or Alaskan Native

IPEDS cols. 5-6

 1  6
Asian or Pacific Islander

IPEDS cols. 7-8

 24  170
Hispanic

IPEDS cols. 9-10

 7  71
White, non-Hispanic

IPEDS cols. 11-12

305 2189
Race/ethnicity unknown

IPEDS cols. 13-14

 0  0
Total

IPEDS cols. 15-16

404   3089
Persistence

B3. Number of degrees awarded by your institution from July 1, 1997, to June 30, 1998.

Associate's degrees:  18

Bachelor's degrees:  448

Master's degrees:  192

Graduation Rates

The information in this section comes from the IPEDS Graduation Rate Survey (GRS).  For complete instructions and definitions of data elements, see the IPEDS GRS instructions and glossary.

For Bachelor's or Equivalent Programs

Report for the cohort of full-time first-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students who entered in fall 1992. Include in the cohort those who entered your institution during the summer term preceding fall 1992.

B4. Initial 1992 cohort of first-time, full-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students; total all students:  310
(IPEDS GRS, Section II, Part A, line 10, sum of columns 15 and 16)

B5. Of the initial 1992 cohort, how many did not persist and did not graduate for the following reasons: deceased, permanently disabled, armed forces, foreign aid service of the federal government, or official church missions; total allowable exclusions: 0
(IPEDS GRS, Section II, Part C, line 45, sum of columns 15 and 16)

B6. Final 1992 cohort, after adjusting for allowable exclusions: 310
(Subtract question B5 from question B4)

B7. Of the initial 1992 cohort, how many completed the program in four years or less (by August 31, 1996):  15
(IPEDS GRS, Section II, Part A, line 19, sum of columns 15 and 16)

B8. Of the initial 1992 cohort, how many completed the program in more than four years but in five years or less (after August 31, 1996 and by August 31, 1997):   22
(IPEDS GRS, Section II, Part A, line 20, sum of columns 15 and 16)

B9. Of the initial 1992 cohort, how many completed the program in more than five years but in six years or less (after August 31, 1997 and by August 31, 1998):  17
(IPEDS GRS, Section II, Part A, line 21, sum of columns 15 and 16)

B10. Total graduating within six years (sum of questions B7, B8, and B9):  54
(IPEDS GRS, Section II, Part A, line 18, sum of columns 15 and 16)

B11. Six-year graduation rate for 1992 cohort (question B10 divided by question B6): 17.4%

Retention Rates

Report for the cohort of all full-time, first-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students who entered in fall 1997 (or the preceding summer term). The initial cohort may be adjusted for students who departed for the following reasons: deceased, permanently disabled, armed forces, foreign aid service of the federal government or official church missions. No other adjustments to the initial cohort should be made.

B22. For the cohort of all full-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students who entered your institution as freshmen in fall 1997 (or the preceding summer term), what percentage was enrolled at your institution as of the date your institution calculates its official enrollment in fall 1998?  68%

 C. FIRST-TIME, FIRST-YEAR (FRESHMAN) ADMISSION Applications

C1. First-time, first-year (freshman) students: Provide the number of degree-seeking students who applied, were admitted, and enrolled (full- or part-time) in fall 1998. Include early decision, early action, and students who began studies during summer in this cohort. Applicants include all students who fulfilled the requirements for consideration for admission (including payment or waiving of the application fee, if any) and who have been notified of one of the following actions: admission, non admission, placement on waiting list, or application withdrawn (by applicant or institution). Admitted applicants should include wait-listed students who were subsequently offered admission.

Total men applied:  599

Total women applied: 152

Total men admitted:  486

Total women admitted: 134

Total full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men enrolled:294

Total part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men enrolled: 41

Total full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women enrolled: 64

Total part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women enrolled: 5

C2. Freshman wait-listed students (students who met admission requirements but whose final admission was contingent on space availability)

           Do you have a policy of placing students on a waiting list? No

Admission Requirements

C3. High school completion requirement. Check the appropriate box to identify your high school completion requirement for degree-seeking entering students:

           High school diploma is required and GED is accepted? No

           High school diploma is required and GED is not accepted? No

           High school diploma or equivalent is not required? No

C4. Does your institution require or recommend a general college-preparatory program for degree-seeking students?

           Required? Yes

C5. Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended. Specify the distribution of academic high school course units required and/or recommended of all or most degree-seeking students using Carnegie units (one unit equals one year of study or its equivalent). If you use a different system for calculating units, please convert.

  Units required Units recommended
Total academic units    
English  4  
Mathematics (2 algebra, 1 geometry)  3  
Science  3  
Of these, units that must be lab  2  
Foreign language (same)  2  
Social studies (incl. history)  3  
History (1 US, 1 World)  2  
Academic electives    
Other (specify)    

 

Basis for Selection

C6. Do you have an open admission policy, under which virtually all secondary school graduates or students with GED equivalency diplomas are admitted without regard to academic record, test scores, or other qualifications? If so, check which applies:

Open admission policy as described above for all students? No

Open admission policy as described above for most students, but selective admission for out-of-state students? No

Selective admission to some programs?  No

C7. Relative importance of each of the following academic and nonacademic factors in your first-time, first- year, degree-seeking (freshman) admission decisions.

  Very important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic        
Secondary school record X      
Class rank       X
Recommendation(s)       X
Standardized test scores X      
Essay       X

 

         
Nonacademic        
Interview       X
Extracurricular activities       X
Talent/ability       X
Character/personal qualities       X
Alumni/ae relation       X
Geographical residence       X
State residency       X
Religious affiliation/commitment       X
Minority status       X
Volunteer work       X
Work experience       X

SAT and ACT Policies

C8. Entrance exams

A. Does your institution make use of SAT I, SAT II, or ACT scores in admission decisions for first-time, first-year, degree-seeking applicants? Yes

If yes, place check marks in the appropriate boxes below to reflect your institution's policies for use in admission.

  ADMISSION
  Require Recommend Require for some Considered if submitted Not used
SAT I          
ACT          
SAT I or ACT (no preference) X        
SAT I or ACT--SAT I preferred          
SAT I or ACT-- ACT preferred          
SAT I and SAT II          
SAT I and SAT II or ACT          
SAT II     X    
In addition, does your institution use applicants' test scores for placement or counseling?
Placement
No
Counseling
No
B: Does your institution use the SAT I or II or the ACT for placement only? No
If so, please mark the appropriate boxes below:
 
PLACEMENT
 
Require
Recommend
Require for some
SAT I
 
 
 
SAT II
 
 
 
ACT
 
 
 
SAT I or ACT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
C.      Latest date by which SAT I or ACT scores must be received for fall-term admission: Aug. 1
          Latest date by which SAT II scores must be received for fall-term admission:

D. If necessary, use this space to clarify your test policies (e.g., if tests are recommended for some students, or if tests are not required of some students):

Freshman Profile

Provide percentages for ALL enrolled degree-seeking full-time and part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) students enrolled in fall 1998, including students who began studies during summer, international students/nonresident aliens, and students admitted under special arrangements.

C9. Percent and number of first-time, first-year (freshman) students enrolled in fall 1998 who submitted national standardized (SAT/ACT) test scores. Include information for ALL enrolled, first-time, first-year (freshman) degree-seeking students who submitted test scores. Do not include partial test scores (e.g., mathematics scores but not verbal for a category of students) or combine other standardized test results (such as TOEFL) in this item. SAT scores should be recentered scores. The 25th percentile is the score that 25 percent scored at or below; the 75th percentile score is the one that 25 percent scored at or above.

Percent submitting SAT scores:  89%

Percent submitting ACT scores:  11%

  25th percentile 75th percentile
SAT I Verbal  460 550
SAT I Math  480 580
ACT Composite  19 23
ACT English  19 22
ACT Math  17 22

Percent of first-time, first-year (freshman) students with scores in each range:

  SAT I Verbal SAT I Math
700-800 2 2
600-699 13 17
500-599 42 48
400-499 43 33
300-399    
200-299    

 

  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36  5 10  
24-29 14   20
18-23 70 90 50
12-17 11   30
6-11      
Below 6      

 

C10. Percent of all degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who had high school class rank within each of the following ranges (report information for those students from whom you collected high school rank information.)  (Rank not collected in Georgia)

Percent in top 10th of high school graduating class

Percent in top quarter of high school graduating class

Percent in top half of high school graduating class

Percent in bottom half of high school graduating class

Percent in bottom quarter of high school graduating class

Percent of total first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted high school class rank:

C11. Percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking first-time, first-year (freshman) students who had high school grade-point averages within each of the following ranges (using 4.0 scale); report information only for those students from whom you collected high school GPA. Percent who had GPA of 3.0 and higher:  57%

Percent who had GPA between 2.0 and 2.9:  42%

Percent who had GPA between 1.0 and 1.99:  1%

Percent who had GPA below 1.0

C12. Average high school GPA of all degree-seeking first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted GPA:  3.04

          Percent of total first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted high school GPA:  90%

Admission Policies

C13. Application fee

Does your institution have an application fee? Yes

Amount of application fee:  $20

Can it be waived for applicants with financial need? No

C14. Application closing date Does your institution have an application closing date? Yes

Application closing date (fall): Aug. 1

Priority date: None

C15. Are first-time, first-year students accepted for terms other than the fall?  Yes

C16. Notification to applicants of admission decision sent:  On a rolling basis

C17. Reply policy for admitted applicants:  No set date

C18. Deferred admission: Does your institution allow students to postpone enrollment after admission?  No

C19. Early admission of high school students: Does your institution allow high school students to enroll as full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) students one year or more before high school graduation? Yes

C20. Common application: Will you accept the Common Application distributed by the National Association of Secondary School Principals if submitted? No

Early Decision and Early Action Plans

C21. Early decision: Does your institution offer an early decision plan (an admission plan that permits students to apply and be notified of an admission decision well in advance of the regular notification date and that asks students to commit to attending if accepted) for first-time, first-year (freshman) applicants for fall enrollment?  No

C22. Early action: Do you have a nonbonding early action plan whereby students are notified of an admission decision well in advance of the regular notification date but do not have to commit to attending your college?  No  

 

D. TRANSFER ADMISSION

Fall Applicants

D1. Does your institution enroll transfer students? Yes

(If no, please skip to Section E)

If yes, may transfer students earn advanced standing credit by transferring credits earned from course work completed at other colleges/universities? Yes D2. Provide the number of students who applied, were admitted, and enrolled as degree-seeking transfer students in fall 1998.
 
  Applicants Admitted applicants Enrolled applicants
Men 360    
Women 136    
Total 511 402   307
Application for Admission

D3. Indicate terms for which transfers may enroll:

Fall-Yes   Spring-Yes Summer-Yes

D4. Must a transfer applicant have a minimum number of credits completed or else must apply as an entering freshman? Yes

If yes, what is the minimum number of credits and the unit of measure? 30 credits D5. Indicate all items required of transfer students to apply for admission:
 
 

 

Required of all Recommended of all Recommended of some Required of some Not required
High school transcript        X  
College transcript(s)  X        
Essay or personal statement          
Interview          
Standardized test scores        X  
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s)          
D6. If a minimum high school grade point average is required of transfer applicants, specify (on a 4.0 scale): none

D7. If a minimum college grade point average is required of transfer applicants, specify (on a 4.0 scale):2.0

D8. List any other application requirements specific to transfer applicants:

Applicants must have completed and exited all required remedial courses at their previous institution. Applicants must submit a certificate of immunization.
D9. List application priority, closing, notification, and candidate reply dates for transfer students. If applications are reviewed on a continuous or rolling basis, place a check mark in the "Rolling admission" column.
 
  Priority date Closing date Notification date Reply date Rolling admission
Fall   Aug. 1  rolling  none  
Winter           
Spring   Dec. 1   rolling none   
Summer   May 1  rolling none  
D10. Does an open admission policy, if reported, apply to transfer students? No

D11. Describe additional requirements for transfer admission, if applicable:

Transfer Credit Policies

D12. Report the lowest grade earned for any course that may be transferred for credit:

           "D" for Core Curriculum Courses from other University System of Georgia Institutions.
            "C" for all other courses.

D13. Maximum number of credits or courses that may be transferred from a two-year institution:

Number ______ Unit type D14. Maximum number of credits or courses that may be transferred from a four-year institution: Number ______ Unit type D15. Minimum number of credits that transfers must complete at your institution to earn an associate degree:  20

D16. Minimum number of credits that transfers must complete at your institution to earn a bachelor's degree:  30*

D17. Describe other transfer credit policies: * minimum 60 credits must be completed at SPSU for BArch. degree

E. ACADEMIC OFFERINGS AND POLICIES

E1. Special study options: Identify those programs available at your institution. Refer to definitions.

        Accelerated program - No                            Honors program - No

        Cooperative (work-study) program - Yes     Independent study - Yes

        Cross-registration - Yes                               Internships - No

        Distance learning - Yes                                  Liberal arts/career combination- No

        Double major - No                                       Student-designed major - No

        Dual enrollment - No                                     Study abroad - Yes

        English as a Second Language Teacher certification program - No

        Exchange student program (domestic) - No     Weekend college - No

        External degree program - No

E2. Core curriculum: Must students complete a core curriculum prior to graduation?  Yes

E3. Areas in which all or most students are required to complete some course work prior to graduation:

        English Comp and College Algebra - 9 hrs

        Speech and Science, Technology and Society - 4 hrs

        Humanities/Fine Arts - 6 hrs

        Science/Math/Technology - 11 hrs

        Social Science - 12 hrs

Library Collections

Report the number of holdings at the end of fiscal year 1998. Refer to IPEDS Library Survey, Part, D for corresponding equivalents.

E4. Books, serial backfiles, and government documents (titles) that are accessible through the library's catalog – include bound periodicals and newspapers and exclude micro forms:  194,302
(sum of lines 27 [paper titles] and 29 [electronic titles], column 2)

E5. Current serials (titles): - include periodicals, newspapers, and government documents:  1,415
(sum of lines 30 [paper and micro form subscriptions] and 31 [electronic subscriptions], column 2)

E6. Micro forms (units):  55,686
(line 28, column 2)

E7. Audiovisual materials (units):  62
(line 32, column 2)

F. STUDENT LIFE

F1. Percentages of first-time, first-year (freshman) students and all degree-seeking undergraduates enrolled in fall 1998 who fit the following categories:

                                                                                       First-time, first-year
                                                                (freshman) students                                   Undergraduates

Percent who are from out of state (exclude internat’l/nonresident aliens): 10%  15%
Percent of men who join fraternities   5%
Percent of women who join sororities   4%
Percent who live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing    20%
Percent who live off campus or commute   80%
Percent of students age 25 and older 5% 39%
Average age of full-time students 19 23
Average age of all students (full- and part-time) 19  25
F2. Activities offered Identify those programs available at your institution.

            Student government

           Drama/Theatre Group

            Student newspaper

            Radio station

F3. ROTC (program offered in cooperation with Reserve Officers’ Training Corps)At Georgia Institute of Technology

        Naval ROTC is offered at Georgia Institute of Technology
        Air Force ROTC is offered at Georgia Institute of Technology

F4. Housing: Check all types of college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing available for undergraduates at your institution.

        Coed dorms - Yes                                           Special housing for disabled students - No

        Men's dorms - No                                           Special housing for international students - No

        Women's dorms - No                                       Fraternity/sorority housing - No

        Apartments for married students - No               Cooperative housing - No

        Apartments for single students - No  

 

G. ANNUAL EXPENSES

Provide 1999-2000 academic year costs for the following categories that are applicable to your institution.

G1. Undergraduate full-time tuition, required fees, room and board

List the typical tuition, required fees, and room and board for a full-time undergraduate student for the FULL 1999-2000 academic year. A full academic year refers to the period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to two semesters or trimesters, three quarters, or the period covered by a four-one-four plan. Room and board is defined as double occupancy and 19 meals per week or the maximum meal plan. Required fees include only charges that all full-time students must pay that are not included in tuition (e.g., registration, health, or activity fees.) Do not include optional fees (e.g., parking, laboratory use).

  FIRST-YEAR UNDERGRADUATES
PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS:    
PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS

In-district:

   
In-state (out-of-district): $1,808 $1,808
Out-of-state:  $7,232  $7,232
NONRESIDENT ALIENS:  $7,232  $7,232
     
REQUIRED FEES:  $326  $326
     
ROOM AND BOARD: 

(on-campus)

 $4,452  $4,452
ROOM ONLY:

(on-campus)

 $2,142  $2,142
BOARD ONLY:

(on-campus meal plan)

 $2,310  $2,310

 

G2. Number of credits per term a student can take for the stated full-time tuition 12minimum ___maximum

G3. Do tuition and fees vary by year of study (e.g., sophomore, junior, senior)? No

G4. If tuition and fees vary by undergraduate instructional program, describe briefly: it doesn't

G5. Provide the estimated expenses for a typical full-time undergraduate student:

  Residents Commuters
(living at home)
Commuters
(not living at home)
Books and supplies: $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Room only: $2,142 $774 $2,800
Board only: $2,310 $774 $2,310
Transportation: $500 $850 $850
Other expenses: $1,210 $1,210 $1,210

 

G6. Undergraduate per credit-hour charges:

PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS:  
PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS

In-district:

 $76
In-state (out-of-district):  
Out-of-state:  $302
NONRESIDENT ALIENS:  $302

 

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. 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 definitions section.)

Indicate academic year for which data are reported: 98-99 actual

  Need-based Non-need-based
     
Scholarships/Grants    
Federal   $1,364,166  
State  $22,811 $1,297,465
Institutional (endowment, alumni, or other institutional awards) and external funds awarded by the college excluding athletic aid and tuition waivers (which are reported below)  $8,293 $66,267 
Scholarships/grants from external sources (e.g., Kiwanis, NMSQT) not awarded by the college  $92,975  $69,842
Total Scholarships/Grants  $1,488,245  $1,433,574
Self-Help    
Student loans from all sources  $3,334,736  $2,390,770
Federal Work-Study  $98,197  
State and other work-study/

employment

   
Total Self-Help  $3,432,933 $2,450,038
Parent Loans   $59,268
Tuition waivers    $91,350 
Athletic awards   $60,908

 

Number of Enrolled Students Receiving Aid

H2. 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.

Need-based awards First-time Full-time Freshmen Full-time Undergrad (inc. fresh) Less than 
full-time
undergrad
a) Number of degree-seeking undergraduate students (CDS Item B1 if reporting on Fall 1998 cohort) 416 1,854  1263
b) Number of students in line a who were financial aid applicants (include applicants for all types of aid) 266 1,416  234
c) Number of students in line b who were determined to have financial need 139 1,103  203
d) Number of students in line c who received any financial aid 78 796 180
e) Number of students in line d who received any need-based gift aid 32 319  126
f) Number of students in line d who received any need-based self-help aid 55 558 162
g) Number of students in line d who received any non-need-based gift aid 63 239  36
h) Number of students in line d whose need was fully met (exclude PLUS loans and private alternative loans). 24 278  42
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 and private alternative loans). 65.28% 78.29% 65.54%
j) The average financial aid package of those in line d. Exclude any resources that were awarded to replace EFC (PLUS loans and private alternative loans.) 3,460 4,082 4,585
k) Average need-based gift award of those in line d who received a need-based gift award 1,540 2,270 2,199
l) Average need-based self-help award (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans) of those in line d who received need-based self-help 2,477 4,334  4,210
m) Average need-based loan (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans) of those in line d who received a need-based loan 2,292 3,572  3,123

 

Non-need-based awards First-time Full-time Freshmen Full-time Undergrad
Inc. fresh.
Less than 
Full-time
undergrad
n) Number of students in line a who had no financial need who received non-need-based aid (exclude those receiving athletic awards and tuition benefits) 36  285  31
o) Average award to students in line (n) 2,165 4,262  4,952
p) Number of students in line a who received a non-need-based athletic award 5 33  
q) Average non-need-based athletic award to those in line (p) 1,088 1,088   

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

        Federal methodology (FM)

H4. Percent of 1998 graduating undergraduate class who have borrowed through any loan programs (federal, state, subsidized, unsubsidized, private etc.; exclude parent loans). Include only students who borrowed while enrolled at your institution:  49%

H5. Average per-borrower cumulative undergraduate indebtedness of those in line H4; do not include money borrowed at other institutions:

           $13,300

Aid to Undergraduate International Students

H6. Indicate your institution's policy regarding financial aid for undergraduate international (nonresident alien) students:

  College-administered need-based financial aid is available for undergraduate international students
X College-administered non-need-based financial aid is available for undergraduate international students
  College-administered financial aid is not available for undergraduate international students

 

If college-administered financial aid is available for undergraduate international students, provide the number of undergraduate international students who received need- or non-need-based aid: ______

Average dollar amount awarded to undergraduate international students: $ ______________

Total dollar amount of financial aid from all sources awarded to all undergraduate international students:

$ ______________ Process for First-Year/Freshman Students

H7. Check off all financial aid forms domestic first-year (freshman) financial aid applicants must submit:

FAFSA
H8. Check off all financial aid forms international (nonresident alien) first-year financial aid applicants must submit:
Other: scholarship application form
H9. Indicate filing dates for first-year (freshman) students:
Priority date for filing required financial aid forms: March 15
H10. Indicate notification dates for first-year (freshman) students:

Students notified on a rolling basis: Yes   If yes, starting date: May 15

H11. Indicate reply dates:

Students must reply by (date): ______________ or within 2 weeks of notification.

Types of Aid Available

Please check off all types 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 Loan

FEDERAL FAMILY EDUCATION LOAN PROGRAM (FFEL): None

Federal Perkins Loans

College/university loans from institutional funds

H13. Scholarships and Grants
Need-based:
Federal Pell

FSEOG

State scholarships/grants

Private scholarships

College/university gift aid from institutional funds

H14. Check off criteria used in awarding institutional aid. Check all that apply.
 
Non-need Need-based   Non-need Need-based  
 X   Academics  X   Leadership
    Alumni affiliation     Minority status
    Art     Music/drama
 X   Athletics     Religious affiliation
    Job skills     State/district residency
    ROTC   ---------------