Paying for College

If you care about the quality of your education and all that goes with it — and we know you do — don’t write JWU off just because you think you can’t afford us. Talk to us. Let us show you the way. Apply for free. Complete the FAFSA for free.

File FAFSA/Maximize Financial Aid

When you calculate your costs and discounts, and factor in the time it takes to graduate and the benefits of a JWU education, you’ll see that we’re more than competitive with other private universities — and even with many public universities.

You’ll find that private universities often offer more generous financial aid than public universities.

At JWU, there also are numerous, achievement-based scholarships and grants available to all applicants.

It doesn’t cost anything to apply to JWU or to file your FAFSA to see where you stand.

Only after you’ve investigated all of the opportunities to help you pay for college can you compare the affordability of a JWU education with public universities. You might be surprised to learn that you can afford the value a private college education can offer.

But don’t take our word for it, listen to what some of our students have to say:

Find out more information by contacting a Financial Planner.

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JWU’s Net Price Calculator

New, full-time undergraduate applicant or prospective students can use our Net Price Calculator to estimate and plan for educational costs at JWU’s Providence and Charlotte campuses: 


FAFSA Changes

Early application date: To maximize your financial offer, you can apply as early as October 1st.

FAFSA code 003404

Over 90% of all JWU students receive institutional scholarships and/or grants from the university