Financial Aid

Costs, Scholarships & Financial Aid

While many financial aid, scholarship, and grant options are available to help you pay for college, we know it can be hard to get the information you need to know, to make an informed choice. Let us help you!

WVU Parkersburg offers the lowest bachelor’s degree tuition rate in West Virginia and in-state tuition rates to all Ohio residents, making us one of the most affordable, accredited four-year colleges in the nation. With our help, over 86 percent of our students have received enough financial aid, grants and scholarships to cover the entire cost of their tuition.

Explore more about financial aid below or contact us so we can help you find ways to pay for college while minimizing the amount you have to repay after graduation.

Contact Information


Office Hours
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Applying for Financial Aid

Applying for Financial Aid

Let our expert financial aid specialists guide you step-by-step through the financial aid process, including eligibility, how to get financial aid, grants, scholarships, and when and how to apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Types Of Aid

Types of Aid

Over 75 percent of our students graduate debt-free because they apply for aid! Let us clear up the confusion and guide you through the many different options you have for funding your education.

Federal & State Aid

There are lots of options when it comes to paying for college...



The generosity of the WVU Parkersburg’s donors have taken it from a small community college...


Student Loans

Entrance Counseling is a federal requirement for all Federal Direct Loan recipients. The funds for your loan...


Student Employment

We can assist you in finding part-time employment to offset educational costs and build attractive resumes.


Payment Options

At WVU Parkersburg, we offer various options when it comes to paying for college tuition. In addition to financial aid, tuition may be paid by cash, check, credit card, an installment payment plan, or even online!

Financial Aid Resources

Meeting application deadlines and finding the best way to pay for college can be stressful, but luckily we compiled a list of resources to help guide you through the student aid process.