| ADMISSIONS | Paying for College | Financial Aid | Cost of Attendance
The Financial Aid Office at Worcester State University uses standardized student expense budgets when calculating need. Budgets are reviewed and updated annually, and include tuition, fees, books, room and board, transportation, and personal expenses. WSU may adjust a student’s budget for unusual individual circumstances.
The following table shows the student expense budgets used by WSU for a full-time student during the 2018-2019 academic year. Tuition and fees are subject to approval and change by the Massachusetts Legislature, and/or the WSU Board of Trustees.
2018-2019 In-State Expense Budgets
2018-2019 Out-of-State Expense Budgets
* Out-of-state students who qualify for the New England Regional Student Program are charged 150% of in-state tuition.
** Only for first-time full-time freshmen starting in the fall
March 1Priority date
for filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All
students who wish to be considered for financial aid, must file the
FAFSA. Late applications will be considered, subject to the availability
of funds. May 1Deadline for applying for the MASSGrant and for on-time consideration for financial aid for the academic year. November 1Deadline for on-time consideration for financial aid for students entering a college in the spring.
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