$4,348

Avg. Federal Grant

$3,963

Avg. Federal Loan

$5,174,167

Total Aid Awarded

Western Nevada College Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.

38%

Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.

$5.174M

Financial Aid Official Website

www.wnc.edu/financial/

Students can avail of scholarships provided by the college, such as Western Undergraduate Exchange, if they find educational expenses to be on the higher side. As many as 84% of the students at WNC get some sort of financial aid, and the total amount of assistance/loans provided is more than $960,391 in a year. Notably, a total of 44% of the applicants to Western Nevada College receive the Federal Grant every year. Meanwhile, 82% of the applicants receive the Student Grant and 51% are awarded the Institution Grant, while 44% of the students get the Pell Grant. While the Federal Grant awardees receive an average aid of $4,562, the State Grant receivers and Institution Grant beneficiaries get $2,201 and $978, respectively. And, for the Pell Grant awardees, the average aid amount is $3,348. The annual family income of a candidate is one of the key factors in determining their total eligibility for financial aid. 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 WNC, an estimated number of 3% of the applicants choose to go for student loans.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

49%

State Grant Aid

44%

Institution Grant Aid

35%

Pell Grant

49%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid

$4,348

State Grant Aid

$1,618

Institution Grant Aid

$1,163

Pell Grant

$4,248

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000

$4,970

$30,001 - $48,000

$4,082

$48,001 - $75,000

$2,445

$75,001 - $110,000

$1,285

Over $110,000

N/A

Student Loans for Western Nevada College

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.

$3,963/Year

Students Taking Out Loans

4%

Loan Default Rate

20.8%

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