West Chester University
25 University Avenue, Suite #030
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: (610) 436-2627
Fax: (610) 436-2574
Step 2: “Show Me the Money” - Packaging and Award Letters
PACKAGING - is the assembling of financial resources, based on the information submitted on the FAFSA along with information that may be provided to the aid office from external sources,on the student’s behalf.
The aid package is considered “Tentative” until the eligibility requirements governing the funds have been confirmed. Aid Packages are adjusted please monitor YOUR records via MYWCU on a regular basis.
"Verification" is a process for confirming the accuracy of the information students and parents provide on the FAFSA. If your application is selected for verification the results of the verification may change the value of the aid offered in your package.
New and Transfer Students-
the time their package is generated. The amount you can borrow is determined by your grade level.
Currently enrolled students-
Loans must be accepted on-line to initiate the loan process.*
After reviewing your awards, select "Key Info About Your FAN Letter" for important information about how to secure your aid and activate your account. For a detailed explanation of your FAN Letter, select "Understanding Your FAN Letter".
The Cost of Attendance (COA) is an estimate, provided by the financial aid office, of what it might cost the student for the academic year. Until "real cost" are set by Harrisburg, the "COA" includes estimated cost for tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, transportation, personal and miscellaneous expenses. Need will vary from school to school because costs will vary from school to school. The COA is influenced by the student’s state residency, enrollment status and housing status. There are other factors that may affect the aid offered to the student.
Our "net price calculator" is an on-line tool that will give you an estimate of your cost to attend this college.
The Cost of Attendance is not your BILL.
The bill is generated by the Bursar's office (610) 436-2552.