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Monday 4.12.2021

National Application Center :: campus tours :: Cairn University costs & financial aid

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Cairn University

Cairn University
200 Manor Avenue
Langhorne, PA 19047-2990

Official telephone: (215) 752-5800
Toll-free telephone: (800) 366-0049
Fax number: (215) 702-4341
Website: cairn.edu
Screen last updated on: December 2019

The financial aid information below is valid for the 2017 academic year.

FINANCIAL AID OFFICE
Financial aid officer: Stephen Cassel,
Financial Aid Administrator
Contacting the office: 215 702-4246
877 726-2445 (toll free)
215 702-4248 (fax)
financial.aid@cairn.edu
FAFSA number: 003351

EXPENSES
Undergraduate tuition: $28,328; $28,328 out-of-state
Additional required fees: $340
Book fees: $1,050
Miscellaneous expenses: $1,988
Other expenses: Transportation and personal.
Combined room and board expenses: $10,706

APPLYING FOR AID

Required form Priority date Rolling? Closing date
FAFSAMarch 1yesN/A

Date award notification begins: February 2
Applied for financial aid:
90% of first-year students
88% of full-time undergraduates
62% of part-time undergraduates
Determined to have financial need:
93% of first-year students
91% of full-time undergraduates
95% of part-time undergraduates
Students determined to have financial need who received any financial aid:
100% of first-year students
99% of full-time undergraduates
100% of part-time undergraduates
Students determined to have financial need who received any need-based gift aid:
98% of first-year students
98% of full-time undergraduates
85% of part-time undergraduates
Students receiving financial aid who received need-based self-help aid:
96% of first-year students
94% of full-time undergraduates
70% of part-time undergraduates
Students receiving financial aid who received any non-need-based gift aid:
9% of first-year students
9% of full-time undergraduates
5% of part-time undergraduates
Students receiving financial aid whose need was fully met (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
11% of first-year students
12% of full-time undergraduates
15% of part-time undergraduates
Average percent of need that was met of students who received any need-based aid (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
79% for first-year students
75% for full-time undergraduates
45% for part-time undergraduates
Average financial aid package (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
$24,301 for first-year students
$21,885 for full-time undergraduates
$5,132 for part-time undergraduates
Average need-based gift award:
$19,849 for first-year students
$16,755 for full-time undergraduates
$33,221 for part-time undergraduates
Average need-based self-help award (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
$5,105 for first-year students
$5,745 for full-time undergraduates
$3,299 for part-time undergraduates
Average need-based loan (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
$4,134 for first-year students
$5,057 for full-time undergraduates
$3,141 for part-time undergraduates
Students who had no financial aid need and who received non-need-based aid (excluding athletic awards and tuition benefits):
13% of first-year students
16% of full-time undergraduates
Average award to students who had no financial aid need and who received non-need-based aid (excluding athletic awards and tuition benefits):
$17,037 for first-year students
$12,008 for full-time undergraduates
School participates in Federal Work-Study Program: yes

TYPES OF AID AVAILABLE
Types of loans available:
  • Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
  • Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
  • Direct PLUS Loans
  • FFEL Subsidized Stafford Loans
  • FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
  • FFEL PLUS Loans
Parent loans packaged to meet need: no
Percent of undergraduates who have borrowed through all loan programs: 82%
Average student debt upon graduation: $35,717
Types of payment plans:
  • Tuition Management Systems
Need-based scholarships/grants available:
  • need-based (general)
  • Federal Pell Grants
  • SEOG
  • state scholarships/grants
  • college/university scholarships/grants (institutional funds)
  • private scholarships/grants
Non-need-based scholarships/grants available:
  • non-need-based (general)
  • academic merit scholarships/grants
  • creative arts/performance
  • special achievements/activities
  • special characteristics
First-year scholarship/grant award range: $250 (full tuition)
Undergraduate scholarship/grant award range: $250 (full tuition)

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