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U.S. News and World Report Regional Universities Best Value 2017


Waynesburg University has been selected by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Value School in their 2017 “U.S. News Best Colleges” ranking, under the “Regional Universities – North” category. The ranking identifies the top 15 Best Value Schools in the northern region of the country. Ranked at No. 7, Waynesburg qualified as a Best Value School due to the high quality of academic programs combined with low costs. Find out more.




2017-2018 Costs - Just under $34,000 for tuition, fees, room and board

Waynesburg's tuition is more than $10,000 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 receive some form of financial aid. For the 2017-2018 year, we will award over $37 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 $48,000 to $72,000 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