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Western Carolina University (NC): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Public11,639 StudentsIn State: $16,349/yrOut of state: $20,349/yr

Western Carolina University offers 19% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $2,212. Western Carolina University is a public college located in Cullowhee, North Carolina. Its student population is 11,639. It is a four-year, medium, primarily residential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 40%. Western Carolina University 4 year graduation rate is 40% .


Merit Aid Stats For Western Carolina University


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$2,212

AVG. MERIT AID AWARD

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% of freshman
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$4,774

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 40%
  • Avg. high school GPA 3.8
  • Avg. ACT 22.5
  • Avg. SAT 1120
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Upcoming Deadlines For Western Carolina University


  • Early decision 1 - Deadline
    Nov 15
  • Early decision 1 - Notification
    Dec 15
  • Western Carolina University - Send test score
    Jul 1

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  • Application fee $65

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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Parents who completed the admissions process in 2019 submitted their offer data as presented here.


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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Colleges with Similar Merit Aid Award Percentages and Award Amounts


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Merit
Match
Western Carolina University $20,349 19% $2,212 40%
University Of South Carolina Aiken $35,276 19% $2,303 51%
University Of Wisconsin Superior $25,973 15% $2,217 78%
California State University Chico $34,568 23% $2,182 65%
University Of Wisconsin Milwaukee $25,973 16% $2,181 74%
University Of North Carolina At Asheville $37,697 15% $2,101 94%
Indiana University Southeast $30,502 23% $2,090 85%
Metropolitan State University Of Denver $27,489 18% $2,079 59%
Colleges with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges in Southeast Region with similar merit aid awards levels


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Western Carolina University $20,349 19% $2,212 40%
University Of Richmond $69,750 18% $30,325 30%
University Of South Carolina Upstate $37,809 16% $1,708 57%
University Of South Florida St Petersburg $33,645 20% $2,979 39%
Vanderbilt University $73,148 16% $19,977 10%
Valdosta State University $34,846 21% $2,763 63%
Florida Agricultural And Mechanical University $35,147 17% $5,479 39%
Columbus State University $36,152 14% $1,436 56%
Florida State University $38,159 22% $6,079 37%
University Of South Carolina Aiken $35,276 19% $2,303 51%
Virginia Military Institute $58,628 19% $7,140 51%
University Of North Carolina At Asheville $37,697 15% $2,101 94%
Colleges in Southeast Region with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years


Name
Acceptance
Rate
10 Year
Salary
Western Carolina University 40 $77,700
Spelman College 39 $85,400
State University Of New York At New Paltz 41 $85,200
Cuny John Jay College Of Criminal Justice 41 $84,800
North Park University 47 $84,300
Berklee College Of Music 48 $84,200
Florida Agricultural And Mechanical University 39 $83,900
Cuny Lehman College 40 $83,500
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance


College
Acceptance
Rate
Attendance
Cost
Western Carolina University 40 $20,349
Brigham Young University Hawaii 45 $18,700
Cuny Brooklyn College 44 $19,874
Denison University 34 $20,680
Huston Tillotson University 47 $21,914
Stillman College 39 $22,052
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates


Name
Acceptance
Rate
4 year
graduation
Western Carolina University 40 40%
Howard University 32 43%
Mississippi College 38 43%
Stevens Institute Of Technology 41 42%
University Of St Francis 47 41%
Cuny Bernard M Baruch College 39 41%
University Of Central Florida 43 40%
Barton College 40 40%
North Park University 47 40%
Menlo College 45 39%
College For Creative Studies 42 39%
Rockford University 49 39%
Hampton University 44 38%
Greenville University 48 36%
Lagrange College 48 36%
San Diego State University 35 36%
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates

Comparing merit aid in colleges with similar acceptance rates.


Name
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Western Carolina University 19% $2,212
Cuny Bernard M Baruch College 19% $2,452
University Of Florida 12% $2,233
Suny Cortland 10% $2,177
University Of South Florida Sarasota Manatee 25% $2,051
California State University Fullerton 14% $1,893
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