All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid Over Time

The following table and chart show the trends of financial aid for all undergraduate students at Western Illinois University since 2018. For that period, the average number of students who received grants aid/scholarships is 6,772 (73.00 % of all undergraduate students) and 6,548 (69.71 % of all undergraduate students) students received federal student loans (average loan amount: $7,623).
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YearGrant or Scholarship*Pell GrantsFederal Student Loans
Number Received (percent**)Average AmountNumber Received (percent**)Average AmountNumber Received (percent**)Average Amount
2011-126,196 (59%)$7,2624,327 (41%)$4,1147,240 (69%)$7,371
2012-136,776 (66%)$7,0514,390 (43%)$4,0487,210 (70%)$7,635
2013-147,005 (71%)$7,4594,388 (44%)$4,2516,941 (70%)$7,787
2014-157,212 (75%)$7,7124,457 (46%)$4,3006,797 (70%)$7,704
2015-167,030 (77%)$7,6604,258 (47%)$4,3236,380 (70%)$7,623
2016-177,002 (82%)$7,7804,139 (48%)$4,2966,091 (71%)$7,674
2017-186,185 (81%)$8,6173,701 (49%)$4,6355,180 (68%)$7,570
Average6,772 (73.00%)$7,6494,237 (45.43%)$4,2816,548 (69.71%)$7,623
All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid Over Time of Western Illinois University
*Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
**percentile of number of students receiving aids among all undergraduate students..

Freshmen (First-time, Full-time Undergraduate) Financial Aid Over Time

OverviewGrants/ScholarshipStudent Loans
For the last 7 years, on average, 1,148 (74.29 % of students) received grants or scholarships and its average amount is $8,840. In addition, 1,123 (71.57 % of students) students get helped from the students loans (average amount : $7,534).
Year Grants or Scholarships*Student Loans
Number Received (percent**)Average AmountNumber Received (percent**)Average Amount
2011-121,134 (59%)$8,6791,332 (69%)$7,249
2012-131,119 (65%)$7,6991,194 (69%)$7,565
2013-141,134 (71%)$8,6051,141 (71%)$7,948
2014-151,235 (78%)$9,0351,168 (74%)$7,888
2015-161,160 (77%)$8,8091,057 (70%)$7,584
2016-171,210 (83%)$9,2391,059 (72%)$7,426
2017-181,042 (87%)$9,816911 (76%)$7,077
Average1,148 (74.29%)$8,8401,123 (71.57%)$7,534
*Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
**percentile of number of students receiving aids among all undergraduate students.
The following table shows the trends of grants or scholarships over time. For the last 7 years, on average, 787 (50.71 % of students) received Pell (federal) grants and its average amount is $4,483. In addition, 730 students received State/local government grants/scholarships (47.29 % of students).
Year Federal (Pell) GrantsOther Federal State/Local governmentInstitutional
Number Received (percent)Average AmountNumber Received (percent)Average Amount Number Received (percent)Average AmountNumber Received (percent)Average Amount
2011-12889 (46%)$4,316183 (10%)$955841 (44%)$4,369573 (30%)$3,763
2012-13753 (43%)$4,207169 (10%)$1,004689 (40%)$4,333846 (49%)$2,709
2013-14767 (48%)$4,543139 (9%)$1,070719 (45%)$4,519908 (56%)$3,167
2014-15816 (52%)$4,564239 (15%)$986739 (47%)$4,2431,089 (69%)$3,731
2015-16750 (50%)$4,511160 (11%)$1,095649 (43%)$4,385933 (62%)$4,088
2016-17798 (54%)$4,589140 (10%)$1,309745 (51%)$4,372793 (54%)$5,142
2017-18733 (62%)$4,64995 (8%)$1,154728 (61%)$4,419697 (59%)$5,013
Average787 (50.71%)$4,483161 (10.43%)$1,082730 (47.29%)$4,377834 (54.14%)$3,945
*Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
**percentile of number of students receiving aids among all undergraduate students..
The following table describes number of students and average amount of loans by loan type. The following table shows the trends of grants or scholarships over time. For the last 7 years, on average, 1,123 (71.57 % of students) get any students loan help and its average loan amount is $1,123.
YearTotalFederal student loansOther student loans
Number Received (percent)Average AmountNumber Received (percent)Average AmountNumber Received (percent)Average Amount
2011-121,332 (69%)$7,2491,326 (69%)$6,268131 (7%)$10,264
2012-131,194 (69%)$7,5651,190 (69%)$6,523122 (7%)$10,407
2013-141,141 (71%)$7,9481,135 (71%)$6,868122 (8%)$10,432
2014-151,168 (74%)$7,8881,162 (74%)$6,793120 (8%)$10,992
2015-161,057 (70%)$7,5841,054 (70%)$6,388124 (8%)$10,343
2016-171,059 (72%)$7,4261,053 (72%)$6,301116 (8%)$10,594
2017-18911 (76%)$7,077903 (76%)$6,15384 (7%)$10,602
Average1,123 (71.57%)$7,5341,118 (71.57%)$6,471117 (7.57%)$10,519


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