Apply for aid


Getting started

Nearly all students qualify for some form of financial aid, regardless of income.

Apply for financial aid


File your FAFSA or WASFA

The time to file your FAFSAFree Application for Federal Student Aidis OCTOBER.

The WSU school code for all campuses is 003800. Learn more about the FAFSA.

Not eligible to file a FAFSA? Complete a WASFA—Washington Application for State Financial Aid.


Awarding process

Do you have questions about how financial aid is awarded? How amounts are calculated and determined? Learn more about the awarding process.

Financial aid award letter

For help understanding your financial aid award letter, check out this step-by-step worksheet (PDF).


Special circumstances

Everyone’s situation is unique. Learn how special circumstances can affect your aid.


Financial aid estimator

Learn more with the WSU Financial Aid Estimator.


What does this  mean?

You will work with WSU Vancouver staff on financial aid, but some of the work will be done in Pullman. Many of the links on our web pages direct you to the WSU Pullman Office of Student Financial Aid. The small arrow icon indicates an external link.