All Undergraduate Financial Aid

At Western Illinois University, 6,185 undergraduate students (81% of total 7,599 students) have received financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or federal student loans. The average amount of aid received is $8,617.
Financial Aid Statistics (All Undergraduate Students)
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving Aid Total Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship6,18581% $53,295,642$8,617
Pell Grants3,70149% $17,155,494$4,635
Federal Student Loan5,18068% $39,211,681$7,570

Beginning Undergraduate Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid

1,107 beginning undergraduate students (93% of total 1,191 enrolled freshmen) have received financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or federal student loans at Western Illinois University. The average amount of aid received is $9,816.
Financial Aid Statistics (First-time Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students)
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving Aid Total Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,10793% --
Grants or Scholarships1,04287%$10,228,524$9,816
Federal Grants73462%$3,517,467$4,792
Pell Grants73362%$3,407,863$4,649
Other Federal Grants958%$109,604$1,154
State/Local Grants72861%$3,217,115$4,419
Institutional Grants69759%$3,493,942$5,013
Student Loan Aid91176%$6,447,088$7,077
Federal Student Loans90376%$5,556,536$6,153
Other Student Loans847%$890,552$10,602

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

The next table shows the number of students awarded and the average grants/scholarship aid amount by income level for the academic year 2018-2019 at Western Illinois University. The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution. For the statistics, only students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate are considered.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level992934$9,638,708$9,716
0-30,000439438$5,218,925$11,888
30,001-48,000171169$2,004,539$11,722
48,001-75,000164157$1,433,431$8,740
75,001-110,00010285$551,612$5,408
110,001 or more11685$430,201$3,709



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