Wondering how you'll pay for college?
We'll help you find a way. Every year WSU awards approximately $207 million in scholarships and financial aid to more than 17,000 students.
If you're diving into the world of college financial aid for the first time (or if you could use a refresher), start with this quick video overview of financial aid options.
We encourage all students to apply for scholarships.
Grades, talent, financial need, leadership, ambition — any one of these could qualify you for one of several hundred different award programs at WSU.
Find out more about WSU scholarships for:
Find out how and when to apply for scholarships.
Also, check out outside resources like raise.me, a micro scholarship site where you can be rewarded for earning certain grades in select classes or for being involved in your community.
Depending on your level of financial need, you could get grants, loans, work-study jobs on campus, and scholarships, too.
- Fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
- Fill out a WSU scholarship application when you apply for admission.
- Check out WSU's University Achievement Award program for in-state students and the Cougar Academic Award for out-of-state students.
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Tuition and Costs
See how much it costs to attend WSU: here's what WSU students should plan to pay in tuition, student fees, and housing.