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Washington University in St. Louis Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

St. Louis, MO

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$79,586
Tuition and Fees
$57,386
Room and Board
$17,402
Books and Supplies
$1,144
Other Expenses
$3,654
Payment Plans
Prepayment plan, installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
February 1
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Institutional Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002520
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
928 (53.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
742 (80.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
736 (99.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
736 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$54,751
Need-Based Gift
Received by 720 (97.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $51,449
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 548 (74.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,886
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 64 (8.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
170 (9.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,345

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
3,299 (46.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,993 (90.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,973 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2,973 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$53,500
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,919 (98.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $50,725
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,009 (67.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,935
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 157 (5.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
561 (7.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,068

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
28%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$24,247
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
1.0%
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
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans, Private student loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Architecture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
641
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
42
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
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,269

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