$4,617

Avg. Federal Grant

$5,343

Avg. Federal Loan

$59,834,783

Total Aid Awarded

Western Washington University (WWU) Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.

51%

Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.

$59.835M

Financial Aid Official Website

www.finaid.wwu.edu

Notably, 86% of the students at Western Washington University get some kind of financial aid every year, and the total amount of assistance/loans provided adds up to around $34,776,402. At WWU, the total percentage of applicants who receive the Federal Grant stands at 24%. In comparison, 78% of the students are awarded the Student Grant, 71% get the Institution Grant, and 23% of the applicants receive the Pell Grant. While the Federal Grant awardees receive an average aid of $4,669, the State Grant receivers and Institution Grant beneficiaries get $6,429 and $3,700, respectively. As far as the Pell Grant beneficiaries are concerned, the average aid received stands at $4,302. The annual family income of a candidate is one of the key factors in determining their total eligibility for financial aid. Alternatively, the candidates can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans, apart from financial grants and scholarship schemes to pay for their studies. In contrast to grants and scholarships, student loans are taken by the candidates at a certain rate of interest. Moreover, the funds received through these loans will have to be repaid within a given timeframe. At Western Washington University, the percentage of candidates who opt to avail of student loans is around 41%.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

25%

State Grant Aid

18%

Institution Grant Aid

69%

Pell Grant

25%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid

$4,617

State Grant Aid

$6,453

Institution Grant Aid

$3,524

Pell Grant

$4,333

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000

$13,111

$30,001 - $48,000

$11,806

$48,001 - $75,000

$6,586

$75,001 - $110,000

$2,391

Over $110,000

$1,251

Student Loans for Western Washington University (WWU)

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.

$6,174/Year

Students Taking Out Loans

44%

Loan Default Rate

2.7%

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