Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@wsu.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 29
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 003800 Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,466 (85.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,215 (63.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,146 (96.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
339 (15.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$13,721
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,098 (97.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,370
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 839 (39.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,318
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,458 (67.9%) of aid recipients
1,341 (33.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,196
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
16,402 (73.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
12,161 (74.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
11,708 (96.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,421 (12.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$13,748
Need-Based Gift
Received by 10,882 (92.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,372
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,159 (52.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,445
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 5,425 (46.3%) of aid recipients
4,550 (20.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,733
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
54%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,940
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Federal Nursing 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
Agriculture
Architecture
Area/Ethnic Studies
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Military Science
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
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Junior Miss
Leadership
Memberships
Religious Involvement
Rodeo
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children of Public Servants
Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent
First-Generation College Students
Handicapped Students
International Students
Local/State Students
Out-of-State Students
Previous College Experience
Public Servants
Religious Affiliation
Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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