Financial Aid At Western Carolina University

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At Western Carolina University, 6,362 undergraduate students (68% of total 9,406 students) have received financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or federal student loans. The average amount of aid received is $6,218.
Financial Aid Statistics (All Undergraduate Students) at Western Carolina University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving Aid Total Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship6,36268% $39,557,759$6,218
Pell Grants3,66439% $16,289,772$4,446
Federal Student Loan5,57959% $37,182,356$6,665

Beginning Undergraduate Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid

1,741 beginning undergraduate students (88% of total 1,980 enrolled freshmen) have received financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or federal student loans. at Western Carolina University. The average amount of aid received is $6,380.
Financial Aid Statistics (First-time Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students) at Western Carolina University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving Aid Total Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,74188% --
Grants or Scholarships1,47174%$9,384,502$6,380
Federal Grants85143%$4,062,262$4,774
Pell Grants83942%$3,921,136$4,674
Other Federal Grants1276%$141,126$1,111
State/Local Grants84643%$2,561,730$3,028
Institutional Grants1,34168%$2,760,510$2,059
Student Loan Aid1,33167%$8,239,553$6,190
Federal Student Loans1,31867%$7,475,427$5,672
Other Student Loans693%$764,126$11,074

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

Next table shows number of students awarded and average grants/scholarship aid amount by income level for academic year 2015-2016 at Western Carolina University. The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution (Western Carolina University. For this statistics, Only students who paying the in-state or in-district tuition rate are considered.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at Western Carolina University
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,3761,159$7,889,552$5,734
0-30,000411411$4,257,187$10,358
30,001-48,000236235$2,007,750$8,507
48,001-75,000247238$1,144,644$4,634
75,001-110,000265196$340,635$1,285
110,001 or more21779$139,336$642



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