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Financial Aid

samtheman89samtheman89 Registered User Posts: 38 Junior Member
edited January 2007 in College of William and Mary
Would anyone like to comment how William and Mary is with their financial aid for both instate and out of state students?
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Replies to: Financial Aid

  • Matthew2005Matthew2005 Registered User Posts: 62 Junior Member
    I didn't have any problems getting all my need met. However, W&M was much heavier on loans than UVA.
  • bluejaybluejay Registered User Posts: 915 Member
    77% of out of state need was meet. First with Stafford loan, then work study, then grant.
  • samtheman89samtheman89 Registered User Posts: 38 Junior Member
    Do you know what the average grant amount is for out of state or just in general?
  • ctmomctmom Registered User Posts: 159 Junior Member
    We received no work study - just Stafford loan and Grants - (OOS)
    All of "need" was met.
  • javabytes87javabytes87 Registered User Posts: 275 Junior Member
    W&M is not as generous as most other colleges when it comes to meeting need. Even if all need is met, you might find the financial aid office greatly prefers loans to grants, especially for middle income students. On the flipside, W&M is public, and costs for out of state are still $12,000-$15,000 lower than many top private colleges right off the bat.
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