Scholarships for International Students

*International Students are not eligible for Need Based Financial Aid. The following is a list of the different types of Merit Based Financial Aid available to International Students.

INCOMING FRESHMEN SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Presidential Scholarships are generally awarded to full-time freshmen with outstanding high school achievement (equivalent to a 3.3 U.S. GPA or higher) and SAT scores exceeding 1200 (math and verbal combined). Awards range from $20,000 to full tuition, and are renewable each year for four years.
  • Caldwell Scholarships are generally awarded to full-time freshmen with excellent academic high school achievement (equivalent to a 3.0 U.S. GPA or higher) and minimum SAT scores of 1000 (math and verbal combined). Awards range from $15,000 to $20,000 and are renewable each year for four years.
  • Recognition Awards are awarded to full-time freshmen students that demonstrate exceptional leadership skills or a high-level commitment to extracurricular or community service activities. Awards range from $2,000 to $5,000 and are renewable each year for four years.  You should submit an activity resume with your admissions applications highlighting your extracurricular activities, community service and leadership positions.
  • Talent Scholarships are awarded to full-time students interested in studying art or music. Portfolio reviews or auditions are required. Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000.
  • Athletic Grants are awarded to full-time students with exceptional athletic ability. Athletic awards vary and may be used for tuition and on-campus room and board.

INCOMING TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Caldwell Scholarships are generally awarded to full-time transfer students with a minimum GPA of 2.8.  Awards range from $8,000 to $20,000 and are renewable each year.
  • Recognition Awards are awarded to full-time transfer students that demonstrate exceptional leadership skills or a high-level commitment to extracurricular or community service activities. Awards range from $2,000 to $5,000 and are renewable each year.  You should submit an activity resume with your admissions applications highlighting your extracurricular activities, community service and leadership positions.
  • Talent Scholarships are awarded to full-time students interested in studying art or music. Portfolio reviews or auditions are required. Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000.
  • Athletic Grants are awarded to full-time students with exceptional athletic ability. Athletic awards vary and may be used for tuition and on-campus room and board.

 

ITEMS  COST per year Typical cost for an
undergraduate student
with a 3.3 GPA and SAT 1200+
TUITION (choose one that applies to you)    
Undergraduates under age 23 $27,990 (24-36 credits)   $25,000 scholarship
Undergraduates age 23 and over $15,600 (24 credits)  
Graduate students $14,940 (18 credits)  
MANDATORY FEES (Comprehensive fee & Health Insurance fee)    
Undergraduates under age 23 $1,430  
Undergraduates age 23 $680  
Graduate students $680  
OTHER FEES (read to see if these fees apply to you)    
FRESHMAN ORIENTATION FEE *fee is charged for only the first year $250  
TELECOMMUNICATIONS FEE *fee is charged only to on-campus students $120  
LAB SCIENCE (per course) $45  
ART STUDIO (per course) $75  
NON-SCHOOL RELATED (You must reflect these costs on your I-20)    
LIVING COSTS (including room & board)
*Please note that the living cost is based on monthly rent and basic
utilities (heat and hot water) and a conservative food budget for
someone sharing a house or apartment with two to four roommates.
Please add $100 to $200 per month to your budget for apartment
or house electric bills, internet service bills and cable television.
$10,000 *estimate  
BOOKS & SUPPLIES $1,200 *estimate  
TRANSPORTATION $800 *estimate  
PERSONAL $1,200 *estimate  
ESTIMATED TOTAL (undergraduates under age 23) $42,990.00  $17,990
ESTIMATED TOTAL (undergraduates age 23 and over) $29,730.00  
ESTIMATED TOTAL (graduate students) $28,870.00  

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