$4,689

Avg. Federal Grant

$4,859

Avg. Federal Loan

$16,806,250

Total Aid Awarded

Western Oregon University (WOU) Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.

56%

Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.

$16.806M

Financial Aid Official Website

www.wou.edu/student/finaid/index.php

As many as 95% of the students at WOU get some sort of financial aid, and the total amount of assistance/loans provided is more than $15,956,683 in a year. One can visit WOU's financial aid page at http://www.wou.edu/student/finaid/index.php for more information. The total percentage of candidates applying to Western Oregon University who receive the Federal Grant is 43%. In comparison, 77% of the students are awarded the Student Grant, 72% get the Institution Grant, and 42% of the applicants receive the Pell Grant. Moreover, the average aid amount for Federal Grant awardees stands at $4,858, while the same comes to $3,214 for State Grant receivers and $3,116 for Institution Grant awardees. And, for the Pell Grant awardees, the average aid amount is $4,328. The annual family income of the applicants is also considered for determining the total financial assistance that they will be eligible for. 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 90% of the applicants to Western Oregon University opt for student loans.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

43%

State Grant Aid

33%

Institution Grant Aid

60%

Pell Grant

43%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid

$4,689

State Grant Aid

$2,215

Institution Grant Aid

$3,010

Pell Grant

$4,362

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000

$10,804

$30,001 - $48,000

$9,145

$48,001 - $75,000

$5,108

$75,001 - $110,000

$1,868

Over $110,000

$1,508

Student Loans for Western Oregon University (WOU)

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.

$5,924/Year

Students Taking Out Loans

75%

Loan Default Rate

8%

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