JWU is dedicated to making education as accessible and affordable as possible. Through our wide range of aid programs, you’ll find that the average net cost of a JWU education can be significantly less than you think. We’ve taken proactive steps to lower student debt, including keeping tuition cost increases to a minimum and increasing institutional aid to over $140 million for the upcoming academic year. To ensure your eligibility for these funds, fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to the March 1 deadline. JWU uses this information to help allocate institutional funds and scholarships. When putting together financial aid packages, we tenaciously seek out scholarships and grants, which do not have to be repaid when you complete your studies. Keep in mind, however, that most aid packages typically include all three types of federal student aid:
Your dedicated financial planner will assist you through the aid process and work with you to tailor an aid package and payment plan to your particular needs. In-person counseling is also available on such topics as borrowing and credit awareness; loan options and entrance agreements; and flexible payment plans and repayment expectations.