Welcome to the Office of Financial Aid!

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Waynesburg University has been ranked a top value college in an outcome-based college rankings index compiled by Educate To Career (ETC), which describes its rankings as an effort to deliver on the promise of the federal government's College Scorecard by providing "actual college outcomes data." The University ranked No. 104 out of the more than 1,200 schools listed in the nationwide index. Included in the ranking are four-year colleges with annual enrollments greater than 1,000 students. According to ETC, colleges in the top third of the ETC Index have a relatively high percentage of graduates employed in their field of study and the earnings of graduates are relatively high. In addition, a majority of students graduate in four or five years and loan default rates are very low. Find out more.  

2016-2017 Costs - Just over $32,000 for tuition, fees, room and board

Waynesburg's tuition is more than $11,000 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 2015-2016 year, we have awarded over $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 $36,000 to $68,000 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 $1,000 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