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West Virginia University
P.O. Box 6009
Morgantown, WV 26506-6009

Official telephone: (304) 293-2121
Toll-free telephone: (800) 344-WVU1
Fax number: (304) 293-8832

Website: www.wvu.edu


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Screen last updated on: August 13, 2013

The financial aid information below is valid for the 2013-14 academic year.

FINANCIAL AID OFFICE
Financial aid officer: Tresa Weimer,
Interim Director of Financial Aid
Contacting the office: 304 293-5242
800 344-WVU1 (toll free)
304 293-4890 (fax)
finaid@mail.wvu.edu
FAFSA number: 003827
Financial aid homepage: www.finaid.wvu.edu/

EXPENSES
Undergraduate tuition: $6,456; $19,620 out-of-state
Tuition notes: in-state tuition based on $269 per credit hour for 12 hrs/yr, out-of-state tuition based on $818 per credit hour for 12 hrs/yr, Tuition is higher for Business/Economics, Engineering/Mineral Resources, Journalism, Forensic Identification, Agriculture, Education and Human Services, and Health Sciences Programs.
Book fees: $1,050
Miscellaneous expenses: $1,971
Other expenses: Transportation and personal expenses.
Combined room and board expenses: $8,508

APPLYING FOR AID

Required form Priority date Rolling? Closing date
FAFSAN/AnoMarch 1
State Aid FormN/AnoApril 15

Date award notification begins: April 1
Applied for financial aid:
94% of first-year students
86% of full-time undergraduates
47% of part-time undergraduates
Determined to have financial need:
85% of first-year students
85% of full-time undergraduates
85% of part-time undergraduates
Students determined to have financial need who received any financial aid:
97% of first-year students
84% of full-time undergraduates
89% of part-time undergraduates
Students determined to have financial need who received any need-based gift aid:
54% of first-year students
57% of full-time undergraduates
66% of part-time undergraduates
Students receiving financial aid who received need-based self-help aid:
55% of first-year students
61% of full-time undergraduates
73% of part-time undergraduates
Students receiving financial aid who received any non-need-based gift aid:
82% of first-year students
65% of full-time undergraduates
6% of part-time undergraduates
Students receiving financial aid whose need was fully met (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
30% of first-year students
30% of full-time undergraduates
30% of part-time undergraduates
Average percent of need that was met of students who received any need-based aid (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
72% for first-year students
75% for full-time undergraduates
61% for part-time undergraduates
Average financial aid package (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
$5,361 for first-year students
$6,270 for full-time undergraduates
$5,055 for part-time undergraduates
Average need-based gift award:
$4,561 for first-year students
$4,748 for full-time undergraduates
$2,676 for part-time undergraduates
Average need-based self-help award (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
$3,543 for first-year students
$4,384 for full-time undergraduates
$4,337 for part-time undergraduates
Average need-based loan (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
$3,535 for first-year students
$4,375 for full-time undergraduates
$4,332 for part-time undergraduates
Students who had no financial aid need and who received non-need-based aid (excluding athletic awards and tuition benefits):
36% of first-year students
22% of full-time undergraduates
2% of part-time undergraduates
Average award to students who had no financial aid need and who received non-need-based aid (excluding athletic awards and tuition benefits):
$1,940 for first-year students
$2,418 for full-time undergraduates
$2,104 for part-time undergraduates
Students who received a non-need-based athletic award:
2% of first-year students
1% of full-time undergraduates
0% of part-time undergraduates
Average non-need-based athletic award:
$18,927 for first-year students
$18,091 for full-time undergraduates
$12,123 for part-time undergraduates
School participates in Federal Work-Study Program: yes

TYPES OF AID AVAILABLE
Types of loans available:
  • Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
  • Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
  • Direct PLUS Loans
  • Federal Perkins Loans
  • College/University Loans
Parent loans packaged to meet need: yes
Types of payment plans:
  • Sallie Mae Tuition Pay
Need-based scholarships/grants available:
  • need-based (general)
  • Federal Pell Grants
  • SEOG
  • state scholarships/grants
  • college/university scholarships/grants (institutional funds)
  • private scholarships/grants
Non-need-based scholarships/grants available:
  • non-need-based (general)
  • state scholarships/grants
  • academic merit scholarships/grants
  • creative arts/performance
  • special achievements/activities
  • special characteristics
  • athletic scholarships
  • See http://undergradscholarships.wvu.edu for more information.



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