Avg. Federal Grant


Avg. Federal Loan


Total Aid Awarded

University of West Alabama (UWA) Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.


Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.


Financial Aid Official Website


It is interesting to note that, every year, around 97% of students at UWA receive some kind of financial aid, while the total amount of assistance/loans provided is $12,483,937. More information regarding the financial assistance schemes can be accessed on UWA’s official financial aid page at https://www.uwa.edu/admissions/undergraduate/financialaid. At UWA, the total percentage of applicants who receive the Federal Grant stands at 75%. Meanwhile, 93% of the applicants receive the Student Grant and 59% are awarded the Institution Grant, while 62% of the students get the Pell Grant. Moreover, the average aid amount for Federal Grant awardees stands at $4,270, while the same comes to $720 for State Grant receivers and $3,342 for Institution Grant awardees. And, for the Pell Grant awardees, the average aid amount is $4,852. The annual family income of a candidate is one of the key factors in determining their total eligibility for financial aid. Apart from financial grants and scholarships, candidates can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans to fund their education. In contrast to grants and scholarships, student loans are taken by the candidates at a certain rate of interest. Candidates are also required to repay these loans within a given period. Every year, around 96% of the applicants to University of West Alabama opt for student loans.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


$75,001 - $110,000


Over $110,000


Student Loans for University of West Alabama (UWA)

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.


Students Taking Out Loans


Loan Default Rate


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