Avg. Federal Grant


Avg. Federal Loan


Total Aid Awarded

Denison University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.


Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.


Financial Aid Official Website


Among them are scholarship programs such as Alumni Award for Leadership and Talent, Battelle Scholarship, Carnegie Dartlet $10,000 Scholarship, and Community Service Scholarship for Multicultural Students. It is interesting to note that, every year, around 97% of students at DU receive some kind of financial aid, while the total amount of assistance/loans provided is $6,082,945. Notably, a total of 21% of the applicants to Denison University receive the Federal Grant every year. In comparison, 96% of the students are awarded the Student Grant, 96% get the Institution Grant, and 21% of the applicants receive the Pell Grant. Moreover, the average aid amount for Federal Grant awardees stands at $5,943, while the same comes to $2,850 for State Grant receivers and $28,911 for Institution Grant awardees. As far as the Pell Grant beneficiaries are concerned, the average aid received stands at $4,932. The annual family income of a candidate is one of the key factors in determining their total eligibility for financial aid. Alternatively, the candidates can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans, apart from financial grants and scholarship schemes to pay for their studies. But, they should understand that student loans are borrowed at a certain rate of interest, unlike grants and scholarships. While grants and scholarship schemes do not require repayment, student loans should be repaid by the applicants within a given period. Every year, around 40% of the applicants to Denison University opt for student loans.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


$75,001 - $110,000


Over $110,000


Student Loans for Denison University

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.


Students Taking Out Loans


Loan Default Rate


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