Eligibility guidelines

In order to be considered as a potential recipient of most forms of financial aid available at Walla Walla University, a student must complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and a Walla Walla University Financial Aid Application. To qualify for financial aid, a student must:

  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  • Show evidence of having received a high school diploma or Graduate Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  • Receive official acceptance for admission to Walla Walla University.
  • Show financial need through the application process.
  • Register for at least 12 credit hours. (Students registered for 6-11 credit hours will receive a reduced aid award.)
  • Be working toward a degree or certification.
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by the WWU Financial Bulletin.
  • Not be in default on any student loan.
  • Not have already received financial aid in excess of the limits defined in the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy.
  • Not owe a refund on a grant or loan.

Each student is responsible for keeping Student Financial Services informed of changes in the student's or the family's financial circumstances or in the information originally submitted on the WWU Financial Aid Application.