Financial Aid

WCU named best value college



Western Carolina University is committed to making higher education accessible to deserving students, and WCU has earned numerous accolades for providing a quality education at an incredible value. In addition to striving to keep tuition costs low, our Office of Financial Aid works closely with students to build grant and loan packages that will meet the student’s need.

Here you’ll find resources and guidelines to help you get started. Be sure to review the important upcoming deadlines below.

HOW TO APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID

TYPES OF AID

FACTS AND RESOURCES

SCHOLARSHIPS

Upcoming Deadlines:

FAFSA Filing Deadline is March 1!

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid early filing deadline for the 2016-17 academic year is March 1. A completed FAFSA is required to be eligible for grants of any kind, student loans, and need-based scholarships. Don’t miss this important deadline!

File your FAFSA

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