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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $39,595
Out-of-state: $62,250
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $23,628
Out-of-state: $46,283
Room and Board
$12,926
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$2,041
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
FinAid@wm.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003705
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,054 (68.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
636 (55.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
618 (96.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
172 (22.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$24,927
Need-Based Gift
Received by 572 (89.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,108
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 314 (58.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,391
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 265 (44.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
26 (2.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,080

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
3,225 (49.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,369 (73.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,324 (97.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
577 (23.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$23,807
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,117 (88.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,561
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,367 (63.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,015
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 877 (37.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
325 (6.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,405

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
36%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,072
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
45
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
198
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$972

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