University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown Campus

Common Data Set, 1998-99

H. Financial Aid


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 __ 98-99 estimated X 97-98 actual __
 
 
  Need-based Non-need-based
  $ $
Scholarships/Grants    
Federal 2,046,673 0
State 3,207,333 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) 191,175 766,716
Scholarships/grants from external sources (e.g., Kiwanis, NMSQT) not awarded by the college 165,169 326,750
Total Scholarships/Grants 5,610,350 1,093,466
Self-Help    
Student loans from all sources 6,051,947 1,904,278
Federal Work-Study 286,100  
State and other work-study/employment 92,000 375,300
Total Self-Help 6,430,047 2,279,578
Parent Loans 1,459,215  
Tuition waivers   393,453
Athletic awards   219,406

 

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 isnon-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) 763 2,767 403
b) Number of students in line a who were financial aid applicants (include applicants for all types of aid) 745 2,572 177
c) Number of students in line b who were determined to have financial need 609 2,187 119
d) Number of students in line c who received any financial aid 576 2,098 104
e) Number of students in line d who received any need-based gift aid 488 1,704 88
f) Number of students in line d who received any need-based self-help aid 478 1,464 67
g) Number of students in line d who received any non-need-based gift aid 134 415 14
h) Number of students in line d whose need was fully met (exclude PLUS loans and private alternative loans). 49 360 3
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). 77 77 35
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). 8,709 8,779 4,983
k) Average need-based gift award of those in line d who received a need-based gift award. 7,674 7,660 4,147
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. 2,289 2,246 1,658
m) Average need-based loan (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans) of those in line d who received a need-based loan. 2,503 2,582 1,489
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) 21 41  
o) Average award to students in line (n) 1,675 2,289  
p) Number of students in line a who received a non-need-based athletic award 6 38  
q) Average non-need-based athletic award to those in line (p) 3,991 5,696  

 

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. 87%
 
 

H5. Average per-borrower cumulative undergraduate indebtedness of those in line H4; do not include money borrowed at other institutions: $15,600
 
 

Aid to Undergraduate International Students

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

H8. Check off all financial aid forms international (non-resident alien) first-year financial aid applicants must submit:

Foreign Student's Certification of Finances
 
 

H9. Indicate filing dates for first-year (freshman) students:

Priority date for filing required financial aid forms: April 1st

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 or about (date): March 15

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

H11. Indicate reply dates:

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

Types of Aid Available

Please check off all types of aid available at your institution:
 
 

H12. Loans

FEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM (DIRECT LOAN)

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FEDERAL FAMILY EDUCATION LOAN PROGRAM (FFEL)

FFEL Subsidized Stafford Loans
FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
FFEL PLUS Loans
 

Federal Perkins Loans
 
 

H13. Scholarships and Grants

Need-based:

Federal Pell
SEOG
State scholarships/grants
Private scholarships

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   ---------------  


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