Avg. Federal Grant


Avg. Federal Loan


Total Aid Awarded

Wilson College 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 college, such as Alumnae Daughter Tuition Scholarship, Alumnae Student Contract (TASC), Curran Scholarship, and Dean's Merit Scholarship, if they find educational expenses to be on the higher side. It is interesting to note that almost every student at WC receives some kind of financial aid, while the total amount of provided assistance/loans in a year is $5,108,427. For additional information about financial assistance schemes, one can head over to WC’s financial aid page at http://www.wilson.edu/financial-aid. Notably, a total of 38% of the applicants to Wilson College receive the Federal Grant every year. In comparison, 100% of the students are awarded the Student Grant, 99% get the Institution Grant, and 35% of the applicants receive the Pell Grant. While the Federal Grant awardees receive an average aid of $4,903, the State Grant receivers and Institution Grant beneficiaries get $3,868 and $11,567, respectively. And, for the Pell Grant awardees, the average aid amount is $4,353. The annual family income of the applicants is also considered for determining the total financial assistance that they will be eligible for. Those with a family income below $30,000 per annum, would get an average federal aid of $19,215 in a year. For the $30,001-$48,000 and $48,001-$75,000 family income brackets, the average aid amount stands at $18,745 and $18,365, respectively. Meanwhile, the average federal aid for students in the $75,001-$110,000 income bracket is $14,595. And, for those with a family income of more than $110,000, the amount stands at $10,590. Alternatively, the candidates can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans, apart from financial grants and scholarship schemes to pay for their studies. But, they should understand that student loans are borrowed at a certain rate of interest, unlike grants and scholarships. While grants and scholarship schemes do not require repayment, student loans should be repaid by the applicants within a given period. At WC, an estimated number of 97% of the applicants choose to go for student loans.

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 Wilson College

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Students Taking Out Loans


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