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Question 1: To respond to this question, enter the grand total number of first-time, full-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates who matriculated at your institution in academic year 2018-19, as of your fall 2018 census date, and estimated number of first-time, full-time degree/certificate-seeking freshmen who matriculated at your institution in academic year 2019-20, as of fall 2019-20. Your response should be based on data you provide in IPEDS Fall Enrollment Survey, Part A. Part-time students, guests, and special students, or students in non-degree or non-certificate programs should NOT be included. First-time, full-time first-year undergraduates enrolled in off-campus or other "non-traditional" programs may be included ONLY if they are enrolled in undergraduate certificate or degree programs.

Question 2: Include the number of first-time, full-time undergraduates (as reported in Question 1) who received institutionally funded grants, scholarships, or fellowships in 2018-19 and 2019-20. Include institutionally funded grants, scholarships, or fellowships awarded on the basis of students' demonstrated financial need, academic merit, athletics, or any other criteria your institution may use. Also include any grants, scholarships, or fellowships that were funded by restricted and unrestricted institutional endowment funds. DO NOT include any aid from the following programs: federal or state grant aid; private grants, scholarships or fellowships; institutional matches for externally funded student grants, scholarships, or fellowships; transfers from the current fund to student loan funds; tuition remission; tuition benefits for institutional employees or their dependents; or tuition exchange programs.

Question 3: Include the total dollar amount of institutionally funded grants, scholarships, or fellowships awarded to first-time, full-time undergraduates in 2018-19 and 2019-20 (see Question 2). Include the dollar amounts of institutionally funded grants, scholarships, or fellowships awarded on the basis of students' demonstrated financial need, academic merit, athletics, or any other criteria your institution may use. Also include the dollar amounts of any grants, scholarships, or fellowships that were funded by restricted and unrestricted institutional endowment funds. DO NOT include the dollar amounts of any aid from the following programs: federal or state grant aid; private grants, scholarships or fellowships; institutional matches for externally funded student grants, scholarships, or fellowships; transfers from the current fund to student loan funds; tuition remission; tuition benefits for institutional employees or their dependents; or tuition exchange programs.

Question 4: Include the grand total number of undergraduates enrolled in academic credit courses at your institution in academic year 2018-19, as of your fall 2018 census date, and the estimated number enrolled in academic year 2019-20, as of fall 2019. The enrollment figure should include the total number of all undergraduates who were taking courses for academic credit, regardless of their attendance status or academic grade level. Students enrolled in off-campus or other "non-traditional" programs may be included ONLY if they are enrolled in courses leading to academic credit; that is, students in non-credit courses should be EXCLUDED.

Question 5: Include the grand total number of undergraduates (as reported in Question 4) who received institutionally funded grants, scholarships, or fellowships in 2018-19 and 2019-20. Include institutionally funded grants, scholarships, or fellowships awarded on the basis of students' demonstrated financial need, academic merit, athletics, or any other criteria your institution may use. Also include any grants, scholarships, or fellowships that were funded by restricted and unrestricted institutional endowment funds. DO NOT include any aid from the following programs: federal or state grant aid; private grants, scholarships or fellowships; institutional matches for externally funded student grants, scholarships, or fellowships; transfers from the current fund to student loan funds; tuition remission; tuition benefits for institutional employees or their dependents; or tuition exchange programs.

Question 6: Include the total dollar amount of institutionally funded grants, scholarships, or fellowships awarded to undergraduates in 2018-19 and 2019-20 (see Question 5). Include the dollar amounts of institutionally funded grants, scholarships, or fellowships awarded on the basis of students' demonstrated financial need, academic merit, athletics, or any other criteria your institution may use. Also include the dollar amounts of any grants, scholarships, or fellowships that were funded by restricted and unrestricted institutional endowment funds. DO NOT include the dollar amounts of any aid from the following programs: federal or state grant aid; private grants, scholarships or fellowships; institutional matches for externally funded student grants, scholarships, or fellowships; transfers from the current fund to student loan funds; tuition remission; tuition benefits for institutional employees or their dependents; or tuition exchange programs.

Question 7: Include the published price of tuition plus all mandatory fees (or "sticker price") for full-time, full-year undergraduates for the academic year (that is, during the regular academic year, not including summer or other "non-traditional" academic terms). This rate SHOULD NOT charges for room, board, books, supplies, or any other education-related expenses. If tuition charges differ by class level or academic program (differential tuition), please report the tuition and mandatory fee rate that the majority of undergraduate students are charged. This figure should be the same as the amount reported in IPEDS Institutional Characteristics Survey Part D, Price of Attendance.

Question 8: Include the gross revenue received from tuition and fees from all undergraduate students during the full academic year. At most institutions, the academic year is defined as the period between July 1 and June 30. The gross revenue figure SHOULD include revenue received from summer or other "non-traditional" academic terms. Gross revenue should also include funds received for differential tuition and fees charged to undergraduates in specialized arts, sciences, engineering, or other programs. However, the figure should NOT include any revenue received from room, board, or any other charges not related directly to tuition and fees.

Question 11: Students' financial need is usually determined based on their income, assets, and other financial data collected from a financial aid application, such as the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and/or an institutionally designed aid application. "Need-based" institutional grants, scholarships, and fellowships are those awarded based entirely on undergraduate students' demonstrated financial need. "Non-need-based aid used to meet need" should include institutionally funded scholarships, fellowships, and grants awarded based on academic merit or some other "non-need" criteria to undergraduates who had any demonstrated financial need. "Non-need-based aid NOT used to meet need" should include institutionally funded grants, scholarships, and fellowships awarded to students who had no demonstrated financial need.  

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