Affording Wesleyan

Sample Financial Aid Awards

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Kevin is the youngest of two children, both of whom will be attending college. Kevin hails from Boca Raton, FL and is interested in the writing program. He wants to become a historical fiction writer. Both of his parents work outside of the home earning approximately $145,000.  They have a little over $320,000 in assets, which includes equity in a home.  Kevin has saved approximately $1,000 from his summer job working at a local golf course.

Cost of Attendance
(including tuition, fees, room, board, travel 
and a book allowance)
$64,188
Family Resources  
     Parent Contribution

- $21,550

     Student Contribution

- $2,750

Demonstrated Need $39,888
Federal Direct Subsidized Loan

- $3,500

Student Employment - $2,750
Grants and Scholarships - $33,638
Total Financial Aid to Meet Need $39,888

 

David lives in the midwest with his 15-year-old brother and his two parents. David has expressed interest in the film program and participating in the student run theater. Both of his parents work outside of the home earning approximately $89,000 a year.  They have no savings but do have some equity in a home.  David does not have any savings.

Cost of Attendance
(including tuition, fees, room, board, travel
and a book allowance)
$64,188
Family Resources  
     Parent Contribution - $9,790
     Student Contribution - $2,500
Demonstrated Need $51,898
Federal Direct Subsidized Loan - $3,500
Student Employment - $2,750
Grants and Scholarships - $45,648
Total Financial Aid to Meet Need $51,898

 

Thomas lives in New York City with his mom and two sisters. He is interested in the biology program. Thomas will be the first in his family to attend college. His mom earns approximately $19,000 annually and has no assets.  Thomas does not have any savings.

Cost of Attendance
(including tuition, fees, room, board
and a book allowance)
$63,863
Family Resources  
     Parent Contribution -$0
     Student Contribution -$2,200
Demonstrated Need $61,663
Student Employment - $2,750
Grants and Scholarships - $58,913
Total Financial Aid to Meet Need $61,663

 

Sarah lives in rural New England with her parents. She is interested in sociology but is still undecided on her major. Her parents are self-employed earning approximately $42,000 annually from their small corner store.  They have $12,000 in savings and have some equity in a home. Sarah has approximately $300 in savings.

Cost of Attendance
(including tuition, fees, room, board
and a book allowance)
$63,863
Family Resources  
     Parent Contribution - $2,691
     Student Contribution - $2,575
Demonstrated Need $58,597
Student Employment - $2,750
Grants and Scholarships   $55,847
Total Financial Aid to Meet Need $58,597

 

Allison lives in Sacramento, California with her parents and her older sister who is not attending college. She wants to major in earth and environmental studies.  Both of her parents work outside of the home earning approximately $62,000.  They live in a condo, which is rented, and have approximately $82,000 in savings.  Allison has $1,700 in savings from her summer internship.

Cost of Attendance
(including tuition, fees, room, board, travel
and a book allowance)
$64,363
Family Resources  
     Parent Contribution - $4,441
     Student Contribution - $2,925
Demonstrated Need $56,997
Federal Direct Subsidized Loan - $2,250
Student Employment - $2,750
Grants and Scholarships - $51,997
Total Financial Aid to Meet Need $56,997