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Financial Need

Financial need determined is by using the Cost of Attendance (COA) and Expected Family Contribution (EFC). The EFC and financial need do not represent the dollar amount a student or family must pay.

                                         Formula for calculating financial need:
                                         Cost of Attendance (COA)
                                         - EFC
                                         - Any outside resources (scholarships,
                                           waivers, pre-payment tuition plans, etc.)
                                         = Financial Need
Students must have financial need to be eligible for need-based aid. These awards may be limited by the student's total level of need as determined by the federal calculation.

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