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Waynesburg University was recently selected by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Value School – Regional Universities (North) in the 2014 "U.S. News Best Colleges" ranking, which identifies the top 15 "Best Value Schools" in the northern region of the country.



2013-2014 Costs - Less than $30,000 for tuition, fees, room and board

Waynesburg's tuition is $8,500 below the national average for private, non-profit, four-year colleges.

Average Gift Aid - More than $13,000 per year

We strive to make higher education affordable for all students. More than ninety percent of the students attending the University received some form of financial aid. During the 2013-2014 year, we have awarded more than $35 million in aid to our students.This aid includes academic scholarships, federal, state and institutional grants, work-study opportunities and student or parent educational loans. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) serves as the application for all federal, state and institutional aid programs. It should be filed at www.fafsa.gov

Average Institutional aid - Almost $10,000 per year

For first-time freshman students, the University offers two types of renewable, four-year scholarships: Achievement Awards and Competitive Merit Scholarship Programs. Achievement Awards range from $20,000 to $60,000 and are automatically awarded in an acceptance letter to those who qualify. This range of scholarships can cover approximately 25 to 75 percent of tuition cost. Competitive Merit Scholarship Programs can cover from $2,500 to full tuition, room and board annually.

For additional financial aid questions or information, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 724-852-3208 or finaid@waynesburg.edu