Avg. Federal Grant


Avg. Federal Loan


Total Aid Awarded

West Chester University 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


Students can avail of scholarships provided by the university, such as Joseph P. Gavenonis Scholarship, Ohio College Opportunity Grant, and Technology Scholarship, if they find educational expenses to be on the higher side. As many as 81% of the students at WCUP get some sort of financial aid, and the total amount of assistance/loans provided is more than $56,944,028 in a year. More information regarding the financial assistance schemes can be accessed on WCUP’s official financial aid page at https://www.wcupa.edu/_SERVICES/FIN_AID/. At WCUP, the total percentage of applicants who receive the Federal Grant stands at 25%. In comparison, 46% of the students are awarded the Student Grant, 19% get the Institution Grant, and 25% of the applicants receive the Pell Grant. Furthermore, the average aid for the Federal Grant receivers is $4,829, and the same stands at $2,942 for State Grant awardees and $3,813 for Institution Grant recipients. As far as the Pell Grant beneficiaries are concerned, the average aid received stands at $4,376. The annual family income of the applicants is also considered for determining the total financial assistance that they will be eligible for. In addition to financial grants and scholarship schemes, students can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans to pay for their education. But, they should understand that student loans are borrowed at a certain rate of interest, unlike grants and scholarships. Moreover, the funds received through these loans will have to be repaid within a given timeframe. At West Chester University of Pennsylvania, the percentage of candidates who opt to avail of student loans is around 71%.

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 West Chester University

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.


Students Taking Out Loans


Loan Default Rate


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