Impact of Unmet Need at COSUAA Institutions

Susan O'Flaherty Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, Michigan March 7, 2002 Brownsville, TX

Components of a Financial Aid Package
Cost of Attendance - Federal Aid - State Aid - Institutional Aid ----------------------------------Unmet Need

Calculated Unmet Need at COSUAA Institutions
$4,500 $4,000 $3,500 $3,000 $2,500 $2,000 $1,500 $1,000 $500 $0 Nebraska
* Institutional estimate

$4,070 $3,800 $3,617

NCES estimate used in Access Denied: Unmet Need = $3,800

$3,291

New Jersey

New York*

Pennsylvania

Flagship Four-Year Public Institutions

Impact of Institutional Resources on Lowering Unmet Need
$5,500 $5,000 $4,500 $4,000 $3,500 $3,000 $2,500 $2,000 $1,500 $1,000 $500 $0 Western Michigan University Western Michigan University without Institutional Aid California California without Institutional Aid $2,235 $3,235 $2,542 NCES estimate used in Access Denied: Unmet Need = $3,800 $5,038

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