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Plan your finances in advance Aid Estimator & Cost Calculator

Estimate your aid and plan ahead

Use these handy tools to estimate the amount of financial aid you may be eligible to receive and to estimate how much it will cost to attend WSU.

Please note that these tools provide approximate expenses and amounts of financial aid that a student may qualify for at WSU. They do not guarantee aid or commit WSU, the U.S. Department of Education, or the State of Washington to the results provided.

To be considered for financial aid, you will need to apply and meet deadlines. Estimates do not include scholarships.

Financial aid estimator

This tool provides an estimate of how much financial aid you could qualify for at WSU. Estimates only apply to students who are eligible to complete the FASFA. If you are an undocumented student who qualifies for HB-1079 or DACA, please see your options here.

Please note, the tool is based on 2023-2024 financial aid information. A new tool based on 2024-2025 information will be released in the spring.

Financial aid estimator

Important information:

  • The result you receive is an estimate only for initial college planning purposes.
  • Aid eligibility and award amounts are determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid ( Eligibility depends on you meeting all deadlines and priority dates.
  • This estimate does not take into account untaxed income reported on the FAFSA or a student’s aggregate loan or Pell Grant limits.
  • Estimates do not include scholarships. Please be aware that scholarships will be considered part of your final award package and will affect the amount of aid you receive.
  • The accuracy of the information you provide affects the accuracy of your estimate.
  • The information you enter will not be used or stored, and is not shared with anyone.

Net price calculator

This tool can be used to determine the estimated net price—cost of attendance minus median grant/scholarship aid—that a full-time, first degree, undergraduate student will pay to attend WSU.

Net price calculator

Important Information:

  • This calculator is not an application for financial aid.
  • The estimate provided using this tool doesn’t represent a final determination, an actual award of financial assistance, or a final net price. It is an estimate based on the Cost of Attendance and financial aid provided to you from federal and institutional data reported for the 2021-2022 academic year.
  • WSU’s Cost of Attendance and financial aid funding availability changes from year to year.
  • This estimate does not commit WSU, the U.S. Department of Education, or the State of Washington to the results provided.
  • If you are attending another WSU campus, you may have a slightly different cost of attendance figure than a WSU student in Pullman.
  • Our office doesn’t retain any of the personal information you provide during your interaction with the calculator.