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Western Michigan University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Kalamazoo, MI

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $27,071
Out-of-state: $30,095
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $13,017
Out-of-state: $16,041
Room and Board
$10,567
Books and Supplies
$987
Other Expenses
$2,500
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid-info@wmich.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 December 10
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002330
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
2,575 (86.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,858 (72.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,770 (95.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
200 (11.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$10,699
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,398 (79.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,043
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,397 (78.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,073
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 89 (5.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
314 (10.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,057

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
11,186 (75.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
8,915 (79.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
8,684 (97.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
838 (9.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
56%
Average Award
$11,650
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,978 (80.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,216
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 7,448 (85.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,167
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 252 (2.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,401 (9.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,324

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
73%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$33,864
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
15.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
5.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Private 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
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Dance, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
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
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,876

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