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
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