Paying for College
Incoming freshmen are automatically considered for merit-based scholarship at the time they submit their application to WVU. Engineering scholarship monies are limited so early application to WVU is strongly encouraged, but no additional scholarship application is required.
Funding Your Education (Fall 2021)
2021 Estimated WVU Scholarship Amounts
- Scholarship of Distinction Level 1 - IN-STATE: $4,000 | OUT-OF-STATE: $16,000
- Scholarship of Distinction Level 2 - IN-STATE: $3,500 | OUT-OF-STATE: $12,000
- Scholarship of Distinction Level 3 - IN-STATE: $2,500 | OUT-OF-STATE: $10,000
- Scholarship of Distinction Level 4 - IN-STATE: $1,500 | OUT-OF-STATE: $9,000
- Level light aqua - IN-STATE: $1,250 | OUT-OF-STATE: $7,000
In-state tuition and fees: $9,202 * Out-of-state: $25,954
Statler College Qualifications
These awards are in addition to the Scholarship of Distinction amounts.
If you qualify for Scholarship Distinction 1, 2 or 3 and have a minimum:
ACT Math: 29 or
SAT Math: 680
you will receive the Engineering Excellence Level 2 Scholarship
If you qualify for Scholarship of Distinction 1 or 2 and have a minimum:
ACT Math: 32 or
SAT Math: 720
You will receive the Engineering Excellence Level 1 Scholarship
WVU offers a multitude of scholarships to students regardless of their major or chosen focus. To explore these options and to determine your eligibility, visit Financial Aid.
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Financial aid options include grants, loans, and part-time employment. In order to be considered eligible for any form of financial aid, including scholarships, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA). Find out more at WVU's Financial Aid Office.