$4,520

Avg. Federal Grant

$6,063

Avg. Federal Loan

$6,272,548

Total Aid Awarded

West Coast University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.

54%

Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.

$6.273M

Financial Aid Official Website

westcoastuniversity.edu/admissions/financial-aid.html

A total of $6.273 Million amount of money was received by students as a financial amount. Around 54% of the students have received financial aid. The university offers financial aids, scholarships, and grants to students who need and qualify to meet the demands financially for pursuing education.

Scholarships

The university also provides institutional grants and scholarships, the average amount of institutional grants or scholarships received is $7,450. The average amount of Pell grant received is $4,826 and the average federal student loan sums up to around $9,708.

Institutional Scholarships

West Coast University provides scholarships based upon merits and requirements. The WCU scholarships are applied towards university tuition and fees. Funds are allocated based upon selection and not everyone receives it. Here are some of the following:

  • Centennial Merit Scholarship: These scholarships are available for students enrolled in specific programs. The scholarships are provided based upon financial conditions and merits.
  • WCU Opportunity Grant: These scholarships are provided to students who meet all WCU university requirements.
  • Norma Ford Memorial Scholarship: The scholarship is awarded based on academic and need-based qualifications. A minimum of 3.0 GPA is required along with financial requirements. Awards range between $5,000 to $2,500 based upon campuses.
  • Greg Jarvis Simulation Scholarship: This scholarship is provided to students with outstanding achievements in simulation education. An amount of $1,000 is awarded per student.
  • International Education Grant: Offered to students in the International Exchange Program, eligibility is required.
  • WCU CHOC Scholarship: Recipient must qualify eligibility i.e. employed at CHOC, no disciplinary actions, graduate from an accredited institution, etc.
  • WCU Nicklaus Scholarship: Recipient must meet requirements and submit proof of license and transcripts.

West Coast University is one of the universities that provides a wide array of scholarships, hence we recommend you take a look at them. Online Division Scholarships are also provided by them.

Grants

Federal Grants

  • Federal Pell Grant: Federal Pell Grant is provided to undergraduate students with financial needs and who have not earned any bachelor or professional degrees. A student can receive a Federal Pell Grant for no more than 12 semesters or the equivalent (roughly six years) up to $5,730.
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG): This scholarship is for undergraduates with exceptional financial need; Federal Pell Grant recipients take priority; funds depend on availability at school, up to $4,000.
  • Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant: This grant is provided to undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and graduate students who plan to become teachers. An amount of $4,000 is provided.

State Grants

  • Cal Grant Program: This grant program is directly credited to the student's account to cover outstanding tuition fees, and supplies.
  • Chafee Grant Program: This grant is provided to students who are current or a former foster youth and must not have reached their 22nd birthday as of July 1 of that year. This is provided to students for living expenses.
  • Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program: This program offers scholarship awards to any high school graduate who merits recognition of high academic achievement.

Loans

Private loans are available to students through various lending institutions to help in any educational expenses and have repayment terms. WCU encourages students to explore federal and state grants and loans and to consider monthly loan payments before considering a private loan. We recommend you take a look at the student loan repayment estimator provided by the U.S. Department of Education.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

67%

State Grant Aid

N/A

Institution Grant Aid

N/A

Pell Grant

67%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid

$4,520

State Grant Aid

N/A

Institution Grant Aid

N/A

Pell Grant

$4,353

The Federal Grant aid percentage is 67% for West Coast University and the federal grant average aid is $4,520.

The Pell Grant percentage is 67% and that of Pell Grant average aid is $4353.

There are no State Aid Grant and Institutional Aid Grant provided by West Coast University to its students.

 

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000

$6,420

$30,001 - $48,000

$4,620

$48,001 - $75,000

$2,520

$75,001 - $110,000

N/A

Over $110,000

N/A

Families earning under $30,000 receive about $6,420, whereas families who earn between $30,000 to $48,000 are provided federal aid of $4,620 on an average. Family incomes ranging between $48,001 to $75,000 are awarded federal aid of $2,520. 

Families that earn above $75,000 are not provided with any financial aid.

Student Loans for West Coast University

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.

$16,380/Year

Students Taking Out Loans

89%

Loan Default Rate

2%

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