As Soon As Possible
Apply for Financial Aid
If you haven’t done so already, submit the FAFSA or WASFA* to apply for financial aid. While Western’s priority deadline is January 31, it’s never too late to apply! Western’s school code for the FAFSA is 003802.
*Washington state residents ineligible to complete the FAFSA due to immigration status may apply for state financial aid by completing the WASFA.
Fewer students are taking out loans
53% of 2018 bachelor’s recipients incurred educational debt, compared with the national average of 69%.
Western's average student debt is lower
Of those with debt, Western’s average student loan debt was $22,466, compared with a national average of $29,800.