How Much Financial Assistance is Available?
$16,072 is the standard Western Michigan University's freshman financial aid deal. Around 70.0% of freshman students obtain financial aid, most of which is loans.
Loans are a part of financial aid packages, but the only true discount off of the cost of college is a scholarship or grant that you do not need to pay back.
Student debt really should be viewed as an "outcome" and not "aid". Read more on student loan debt at WMU.
How Much Is Offered in Scholarships & Grants?
The below numbers refer to grants and scholarships mainly provided by Western Michigan University.
48.0% of freshmen (1,382 total) were given scholarships at Western Michigan University, averaging $7,402 a piece. This ranks in the middle 20th percentile of all colleges in the nation.
1,058 freshman students got federal grant aid. About 37.0% of WMU freshmen received grants around $5,051 per person.
The graph below shows the typical amount of scholarship and grant aid distributed to all first year students.
Scholarships are awarded based on merit, while grants are awarded based on financial need.
Financial Aid by Income Level
Discover how much scholarship and grant assistance you may plan to get according to your earnings. The table following displays freshmen getting Title IV aid which includes PLUS loans.
|Income Level||Percent of Freshman||Average Assistance|
|Income 110k +||15.5%||$2,232|
Financial aid from the federal government available as grants, loans, or work-study is known as Title IV aid. Get more info on Title IV here..
Scholarships & Grants for All Undergraduate Students Is $8,852
Of the 18,313 undergraduates at Western Michigan University about 57.0% (10,423 total) get some kind of grant aid. The standard amount granted was $8,852.
Western Michigan University Financial Aid Information
|Financial Aid Department Website||https://wmich.edu/finaid/|
|Net Price Calculator||wmich.edu/finaid/NetPriceCalculator/npcalc.htm|