All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

2,609 undergraduate students (96% of all students) have received grants, scholarships, and/or federal student loans at Messiah University. The percentage of students who received financial aid higher compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Pennsylvania.
Compare to similar schools in rankings such as The Art Institutes of York-PA and Cedar Crest College, the percentage of students who received financial aid is higher (the average of the schools is 85.89%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $19,997 and the average loan amount is $6,602. The average financial aid amount is 52.12% of tuition & fees (tuition & fees: $38,370).

Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid2,609 96%$52,171,593$19,997
Pell Grants539 20%$2,296,808$4,261
Federal Students Loans1,701 63%$11,229,811$6,602

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid Comparison Chart

First-time (full-time) Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the full-time, first-time undergraduate students (freshmen, in most cases), 606 students have received one or more types of financial aid at Messiah University.
The average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid is $22,222 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $10,409.
The following table shows the financial data by type of aid at Messiah University.

First-time Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid606100%--
Grant or scholarship aid606 100%$13,466,674$22,222
Federal Grants534 88%$1,123,549$2,104
Pell Grants150 25%$620,332$4,136
Other Federal Grants534 88%$503,217$942
State/Local Grants156 26%$495,810$3,178
Institutional Grants606 100%$11,847,315$19,550
Student Loans443 73%$4,611,330$10,409
Federal Student Loans438 72%$2,407,520$5,497
Other Student Loans136 22%$2,203,810$16,204