Welcome to the Office of Financial Aid!
Waynesburg University ranked no. 12 on a national list measuring low debt burden among Christian colleges and universities nationwide. The list, "The Top 50 Christian Colleges & Universities with the Lowest Debt Burden," was published by Christian Universities Online (CUO), an independent online resource for prospective students and their families researching Christian higher education. Featuring Christian liberal arts colleges and universities whose 2014 graduating class had the lowest average debt burden, this ranking seeks to provide useful data to parents and students who are endeavoring to make an informed decision in choosing the best Christian institution to meet their needs, according to CUO's website. Find out more.
2016-2017 Costs - Just over $32,000 for tuition, fees, room and board
Waynesburg's tuition is more than $11,500 below the national average for private, non-profit, four-year colleges.
Average Gift Aid - Nearly $15,000 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 $36 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 - Nearly $11,000 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 firstname.lastname@example.org