Your financial aid plan

A good academic plan includes calculating how much financial aid will be available to you

Federal aid and many WSU scholarships and grants have annual and lifetime limits.

Federal Pell Grant limits

The Federal Pell Grant is only available to undergraduate students who have not yet earned a bachelor's or professional degree and is limited to 12 semesters of awards for full-time enrollment. Check your loan history and subsidized usage online.

Federal loan limits

If you decide to borrow federal student loans to help pay for your degree, remember that student loans have annual and lifetime limits. Once you reach these limits you will no longer be able to borrow.

WSU grant and tuition pledge program limits

The WSU grants and tuition pledge programs are awarded for four years to new freshmen and two years for new transfer students. You must pass 30 credits each year in order to retain your award.

WSU scholarship limits

Most WSU scholarships will only be awarded for four years to new freshmen and two years for new transfer students.

Academic planning

If your degree requires 120 credits, you will need to enroll in 15 credits each semester in order to graduate in four years.