Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
financialaid@wwu.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 31
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 20
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 003802 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
2,628 (85.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,549 (58.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,547 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
307 (19.8%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
78%
Average Award
$18,180
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,410 (91.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,646
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,255 (81.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,958
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 123 (8.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 123 (8.0%) of aid recipients
89 (2.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,769
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
9,422 (68.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
6,522 (69.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,503 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,068 (16.4%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$18,108
Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,548 (85.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,302
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,532 (85.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,763
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 265 (4.1%) of aid recipients
345 (2.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,002
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
53%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$22,466
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Federal Perkins Loans
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Alternative Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Home Economics
Humanities
Library Science
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Creative Writing
Dance
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Public Servants
Children of Union Members/Company Employees
Ethnic Background
International Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Previous College Experience
Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$4,439
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