Value and Affordability

Sharing the Investment in your W&J Education.

Together, we invest in the brightest, most academically accomplished students who have demonstrated strong, moral character, proven leadership ability, and active community service. These students, who represent diverse backgrounds and experiences, have the propensity to make a meaningful impact in the world as successful educators, entrepreneurs, researchers, business leaders, doctors, lawyers, and community leaders.

Students in class as seen October 21, 2019 during the Creosote Affects photo shoot at Washington & Jefferson College.

Our value
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Each student is encouraged to design their college experience through real-world experiences, hands-on leadership opportunities, and highly customized academic curriculum. The result is an individual who is immediately ready to contribute and to lead in an ever-changing world with integrity, confidence and practical experience.

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But can I afford W&J College?

Yes, a W&J education is affordable. Our financial aid counselors will work with you to determine your financial aid offer. But, let’s see how affordable W&J really is.

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Remember to file the FASA!

This ensures that your individual aid offer shows you the best way W&J can invest in you, and that you can invest in yourself

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Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of W&J alumni and other donors, W&J offers a range of merit scholarships including our signature W&J Thrive Scholarship which starts at $33,000 a year, as well as the Presidential, Scholars, and Dean's scholarships.

Institutional Grants

W&J and its giving donors offer a number of W&J College Grants to eligible full-time students, including our Visit Grant, Alumni Referral Grant, Out-of-State Grant, and to those who demonstrate need for financial assistance.

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Loans

Students should begin by considering Federal Direct loads with a number of repayment options before turning to private or alternative loans. Parents also may be eligible for additional Direct PLUS loans. But utilize all scholarship and grand funding options first.

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State & Federal Grants

State and federal grant programs are also available for students who demonstrate need for financial assistance.

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Outside Scholarships

Available scholarships from vetted external organizations are posted to our Financial Aid and Scholarships page

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What you pay.

Jekeera

"W&J is willing to give you the time and money to make sure your future is here."

- Jakerra Lance
History and Computing & Information Studies Double Major

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Work Study

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Your Return on Investment

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What's Next?

Contact the Admissions Team to learn how affordable a W&J education really is.

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