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WSU Financial Aid Estimator


Prospective and current students may find the Financial Aid Estimator useful in estimating the amount of aid they might be eligible to receive when paying for college. This tool provides approximate amounts and types of financial aid (including loans and grants) that a student may qualify for at WSU. Estimates provided are based on WSU's most recent financial aid packaging policies and Cost of Attendance that reflect your class standing, WSU Location and academic program. This tool does not account for scholarships.

Important to Understand

The calculation result you receive is neither a guaranteed award package nor a commitment of aid by WSU. It is an estimate ONLY for initial college planning purposes.

  • Actual student aid eligibility is determined through the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid ( Meeting WSU's FAFSA priority submission deadline and Verification/Document Submission deadlines ensures you receive the most possible aid at WSU. Please refer to for our priority deadlines.
  • While this Estimator reflects Washington State University’s aid packaging practices and differs from other colleges', actual financial aid awards for admitted students are determined when the FAFSA is received and processed.
  • This estimate does not take into account untaxed income reported on the FAFSA or a student’s aggregate loan or Pell Grant limits.
  • Please be aware that scholarships will be considered part of a student's final award and will affect the amount of aid a student receives.
  • The accuracy of the information you provide and enter in the Estimator affects the accuracy of your end results received.
  • The information captured in the Estimator will not be utilized by WSU, stored on this web page or shared with any other entity. It is only for your benefit in evaluating college costs.
  • At this time this estimator can only be used by students and families who are eligible to complete a FASFA. If you are a HB-1079 or DACA student, please Click Here for more information.

  • I am a resident of the state of Washington
  • Residency

    Note: Do not enter commas or decimal points

  • What campus do you plan to enroll at? (Student aid varies from campus to campus, along with the academic program a student pursues.)
    • Campus

  • Which degree are you pursuing?
  • Degree Type
      • If an undergraduate then what year?
        • Year

      • Are you a nursing student?
        •    Note: You must select Spokane, Tri-Cities or Vancouver
      • Are you eligible for the Washington State College Bound program?
    • Graduate Program
      •   Note: You must select WSU Online
      •   Note: You must select Spokane, Tri-Cities or Vancouver
      •   Note: You must select WSU Online
    • Professional Program
      • Are you enrolled in the Pharmacy program?
        •   Note: You must select Spokane
      • Are you enrolled in the Veterinary program.
        •   Note: You must select Pullman

  • Use EFC Calculator to calculate your EFC.

    • Note: Do not enter commas or decimal points

  • What was the dependency status used to determine the EFC above?

      • A dependent student is an undergraduate who is not married, is born before January 1, 1994, has no legal dependents, is not an orphan or ward of the court, nor a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. A student who must provide parent information on the FAFSA. If you need more information, go to Dependency Status.

      • To be classified as an independent student, a student must meet at least one of the following criteria: (a) be at least 24 years old by December 31 of the award year for which aid is sought; (b) be an orphan or be (or have been until the age of 18) a ward of the court; (c) be a veteran of the Armed Forces of the United States; (d) have legal dependents other than a spouse; (e) be a graduate or professional student; (f) be married; or (g) have an unusual circumstances that can be documented to a financial aid counselor.
  • Do you have any dependents that live with you?
  • Dependents

By clicking submit, I understand that this estimate is only meant to give me an idea of the aid I might receive and is based on the information I have provided above.