Financial Aid Calculator

 

Field Names Notes to Larry
1 Name:   FullName Collect data in input into BANNER, SRAQUIK; gives Admissions data to use as follow-up and precludes other colleges from just shopping our data elements over and over again to determine the merit awards we give out
2 Email:   Email
3 Phone:   PhoneNumber
4 Address:   HomeAddress
5 High School Attended   HighSchool
6 Age:   Age If 24 or older, skip all parental questions. If under 24, ask parental questions. Also impacts loan amounts (see # 8).
7 What year are you planning to enroll at Hollins?   YearAttending
If anything other than 2011, have a disclaimer that cost and financial aid amounts will change over time.
8 Are you an international student?   International If ‘yes’, only have student answer questions 9 (but don’t give loan amounts) and 11. International students can only get Hollins scholarships and must dorm.
9 If you attend Hollins, will you be entering as a:   EnteringHU
If age less than 24 (see answer to question 6), then:
1.       $5,500 student loans
2.       $6,500 student loans
3.       $7,500 student loans
4.       $7,500 student loans
If age 24 or greater (see answer to question 6), then:
1.       $9,500 student loans
2.       $10,500 student loans
3.       $12,500 student loans
4.       $12,500 student loans
10 What is your SAT and/or ACT scores?   SAT: 
ACT: 
SATReading
SATMath
ACT
Will come into play later – see my comments on question # 11.
 
Please note that they don’t have to answer all three boxes.  However, if they fill in one of the SAT boxes, they must fill in the other one.
11 What is your high school GPA?   GPA:  GPA [This should only show up for college freshmen – question # 9]   Valid answers should only be between 0.01 and 4.95
Will be combined with answers from # 10 above to get amount for Hollins merit/academic scholarship. There is a grid where we look up SAT/ACT scores on the x-axis and GPA on the y-axis.  This grid isn’t finalized yet.  [This is only good for incoming college freshmen]
12 Do you plan to submit a portfolio or audition for:  creative writing, dance, music, art, photography, or theatre?   Yes                    No    PortfolioYes
PortfolioNo
[This should only show up for college freshmen – question # 8]
Depending on the student’s answers to questions 10 and 11, it will help us determine if she qualifies for an academic/merit scholarship.
13 Do you plan to submit student resume highlighting your community service, leadership, and/or extracurricular activities?   Yes                    No    ResumeYes
ResumeNo
[This should only show up for college freshmen – question # 8]
Depending on the student’s answers to questions 10 and 11, it will help us determine if she qualifies for an academic/merit scholarship.
14 Do any of the following apply to you, the student?   OtherApply Treat the student as if she is independent if she answers 'yes' to at least one of these four questions (i.e. treat as if older than 24 years of age and don't ask parental questions)
15 What state do you live in? state If answer is Virginia, add $2,500 to state grant.
16 How many family members are in your household?   HouseholdMembers Valid answers are 1-11.  (Helps with Pell Grant figure)
17 How many family members will be attending college at the same time that you will be?  (note:  include yourself; do not include parents attending college)   HouseholdAttendingCollege Helps with Pell Grant figure)
18 how much income did your parent(s) earn in 2010?   ParentIncome Only list if student under age 24 – see question 6]   Answer ranges can be anywhere from $0 to $900,000

(Helps with Pell Grant figure)
19 How much income did you earn in 2010?   StudentIncome Only list if student under age 24 – see question 6]   Answer ranges can be anywhere from $0 to $900,000

(Helps with Pell Grant figure)
20 What is the net worth of your parents assets (do not include the home you live in or retirement plans)?   ParentNetWorth Only list if student under age 24 – see question 6]   Answer ranges can be anywhere from $0 to $900,000

(Helps with Pell Grant figure)
21 Do you plan on dorming or living with your parents?   PlantoLive To figure total price* prior to subtracting out financial aid. · If dorming, total cost (tuition, fees, room/board) is $41,685. ·If living with parents or living off campus and commuting, total cost (tuition, fees) is $35,985.
22 How many transfer credits from other colleges will you have?    CreditTransfer Valid answers:  0-100
Ask this question if the answer to #9 is anything other than freshman.)  This helps determine scholarship along with question #23.
23 What is your college transfer GPA?   TransferGPA Valad answers:  0.1-4.0 Only ask this question if the answer to 9 is anything other than freshman.  This helps determine scholarship along with question #22.