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CDS: Section H

Facts and Stats

Aid Awarded to Enrolled Undergraduates

H1.

Enter total dollar amount 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 or precedence in assigning categories of aid to cover need, see the definitions section.)

Indicate academic year for which data are reported:
X 2000-2001 actual
_ 2000-2001 estimated
_ 1999-2000 actual

Need-based
total dollars
Non-need-based
total dollars
Scholarships/Grants

Federal $6,709,456
$0
State $498,018 $0
Institutional (endowment, alumni, or other
institutional awards) and external funds
awarded by the college excluding athletic
aid and tuition waivers (which are reported
below)
$1,464,143 $16,909
Scholarships/grants from external sources
(e.g., Kiwanis, NMSQT) not awarded by the
college
$1,708,877 $3,799,399
Total Scholarships/Grants $10,380,494 $3,816,308
Self-Help

Student loans from all sources (excluding parent loans) $15,145,828 $12,384,479
Federal Work Study $742,746
$0
State and other work-study/employment $170,388 $0
Total Self-Help $16,058,962 $12,384,479
Parent Loans $328,512 $2,244,607
Tuition Waivers $686,872 $446,629
Athletic Awards $1,516,980 $421,473

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 reports 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
undergrads
(including
freshmen)
Less than
full-time
undergrads
a) Number of degree-seeking undergraduate students (CDS Item B1 if reporting on Fall 1999 cohort) 1888 8959 1295
b) Number of students in line a who were financial aid applicants (include applicants for all types of aid) 1496 6518 692
c) Number of students in line b who were determined to have financial need 918 4542 476
d) Number of students in line c who received any financial aid 891 4436 444
e) Number of students in line d who received any need-based gift aid 681 3363 324
f) Number of students in line d who received any need-based self-help aid 743 3937 397
g) Number of students in line d who received any non-need-based gift aid 354 943 38
h) Number of students in line d whose need was fully met (exclude PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans) 102 580 39
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) 60% 71% 66%
j) The average financial aid package of those in line d. Exclude any resources that were awarded to replace EFC (PLUS loans, unsubsidizeds loans, and private alternative loans) $5,865 $6,454 $4,898
k) Average need-based gift award of those in line e $2,842 $2,978 $1,866
l) Average need-based self-help award (excluding PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans) of those in line f $3,513 $4,188 $3,764
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. $3,180 $3,967 $3,666

Non-need-based Awards First-time
full-time
freshmen
Full-time
undergrads
(including
freshmen)
Less than
full-time
undergrads
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) 214 574 57
o) Average awards to students in line n $1,972 $3,106 $2,264
p) Number of students in line a who received a non-need-based athletic award 22 109 3
q) Average non-need-based athletic award to those in line p $3,253 $3,802 $2,346

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

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


H4. Percent of 2000 graduating undergraduate class who have borrowed through all loan programs (federal, state, subsidized, unsubsidized, etc.; exclude parent loans). Include only students who borrowed while enrolled at your institution. 57%

H5. Average per-borrower cumulative undergraduate indebtedness of those in line H4; do not include money borrowed at other institutions: $9,905

Aid to Undergraduate International Students

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

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

If college-administered financial aid is available for undergraduate international students, provide the number of international students who received need- or non-need-based aid in the last academic year: 36

Average dollar amount awarded to undergraduate international students in the last academic year: $9,457
Total dollar amount of financial aid from all sources awarded to international students: $340,445

Process for First-Year/Freshman Students

H7. Check off all financial aid forms domestic first-year (freshman) financial aid applicants must submit:
X FAFSA
_ Institution's own financial aid form
_ CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
_ State aid form
_ Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
_ Business/Farm Supplement
_ Other: ___________________________________________________
H8. Check off all financial aid forms international (nonresident alien) first-year financial aid applicants must submit:
_ Institution's own financial aid form
_ CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
_ Foreign Student's Financial Aid Application
X Foreign Student's Certification of Finances
_ 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): X
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: X Yes _ No
If yes, starting date: April 1
H11. Indicate reply dates:

Students must reply by (date): ________ or within 3 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):
X Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
X Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
X Direct PLUS Loans

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

Other:
X Federal Perkins Loans
X Federal Nursing Loans
_ State Loans
X College/university loans from institutional funds
X Other (specify): Freeborn Loans
H13. Scholarships and Grants
Need-based:
X Federal Pell
X SEOG
X State scholarships/grants
X Private scholarships
X College/university gift aid from institutional funds
_ United Negro College Fund
X Federal Nursing Scholarship
_ Other (specify):

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

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

Financial aid definitions

Financial aid applicant: Any applicant who submits any one of the institutionally required financial aid applications/forms, such as the FAFSA.

Indebtedness: Aggregate dollar amount borrowed by the student.

Institutional and external funds: Endowment, alumni, or external monies for which the institution determines the recipient and the dollar amount awarded.

Financial need: As determined by your institution using the federal methodology and/or your institution's own standards.

Need-based aid: College-funded or college-administered award from institutional, state, federal, or other sources for which a student must have financial need to qualify. This includes both institutional and noninstitutional student aid (grants, jobs, and loans).

Need-based gift aid: Scholarships and grants from institutional, state, federal, or other sources for which a student must have financial need to qualify.

Non-need-based gift aid: Scholarships and grants, gifts, or merit-based aid from institutional, state, federal, or other sources (including unrestricted funds or gifts and endowment income) awarded solely on the basis of academic achievement, merit, or any other non-need-based reason. When reporting questions H1 and H2, non-need-based aid that is used to meet need should be counted as need-based aid.

Note: Suggested order of precedence for counting non-need money as need-based:

  • Non-need institutional grants
  • Non-need tuition waivers
  • Non-need athletic awards
  • Non-need federal grants
  • Non-need state grants
  • Non-need outside grants
  • Non-need student loans
  • Non-need parent loans
  • Non-need work

Scholarships/grants from external sources: Monies received from outside (private) sources that the student brings with them (e.g., Kiwanis, NMSQT scholarships). The institution may process paperwork to receive the dollars, but it has no role in determining the recipient or the dollar amount awarded.

Self-help aid: Need-based loans and jobs up to the level of institutionally determined need.

Work study and employment: Federal and state work study aid, and any employment packaged by your institution in financial aid awards.


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