Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.21
Liaison Jeremy King
Submission Date Sept. 19, 2022

STARS v2.2

Denison University
PA-8: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.36 / 4.00 Jeremy King
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of the President
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Percentage of need met, on average, for students who were awarded any need-based aid :

Percentage of students graduating without student loan debt:

Percentage of entering students that are low-income:

Graduation/success rate for low-income students:

A brief description of notable policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:

Denison guarantees to meet 100% of the demonstrated financial need of every student we admit. There are no gaps in any of our financial aid packages, which makes Denison affordable for all students, regardless of their financial circumstances. We actively recruit low-income students through our recruitment efforts, including partnerships with community-based organizations across the country.


A brief description of notable policies or programs to support non-traditional students:

Denison considers itself to be a residential liberal arts college, however it works with part-time students and veterans on issues of housing and commuting to campus. In the past, Denison has successfully found ways to provide viable housing options for non-traditional students.

Estimated percentage of students that participate in or directly benefit from the institution’s policies and programs to support low-income and non-traditional students:

Website URL where information about the institution’s accessibility and affordability initiatives is available:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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