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Estimate Costs & Aid

What Does Cost of Attendance Mean?

Cost of attendance is the total amount it may cost a student to go to school.  A student's cost of attendance is composed of all educational expenses the student may accrue while pursuing for the semester and/or year.  A student's financial aid cannot exceed their cost of attendance for financial aid.

What May Be Included in the Cost of Attendance?

The cost of attendance includes direct costs (costs the student would need to pay WVU) and indirect costs (other costs a student may have that are not charged by the institution). 

Examples of Possible Direct Costs:

Examples of Indirect Costs:

What Can Impact Cost of Attendance?

Various elements can impact a student's cost of attendance such as:

Estimate Costs and/or Financial Aid

If you are in a program under the Health Sciences Center or College of Law, download the spreadsheet available here for estimated costs.

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