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Warren Wilson College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$37,226 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$27,372 tuition
$8,566 on campus room & board
$920 books
$368 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$37,226 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$27,372 tuition
$8,566 on campus room & board
$920 books
$368 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$11,967 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
85% of students receive aid
32% get federal aid ($4,312 avg)
22% get state aid ($2,330 avg)
78% get institn'l aid ($11,967 avg)
56% get loans ($5,579 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.67% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.67% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $14,244 78%
Federal Grant Aid $4,312 32%
Pell Grants $4,043 32%
Other Federal Grants $808 11%
Institution Grant Aid $11,967 78%
State Grant Aid $2,330 22%
Student Loans $5,579 56%
Federal Loans $5,052 55%
Other Loans $17,850 2%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: within 3 week(s) of notification
Financial Aid Contact Info
701 Warren Wilson Rd
Swannanoa, NC 28778-2099
(828) 771-2000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,141
Out of State $1,141


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Tamara from New Haven, CT
  • Apr-01-2012 I am a current student here

    Warren Wilson is expensive at 34000$ per year but the work-program pays you for your work, which goes directly to your tuition, and over breaks you can stay and work for extra cash. Warren Wilson has a lot of conferences, talks, and live music to see during the week and on the weekends. This provides good entertainment and extra learning opportunities.

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  • Tyler from Takoma Park, MD
  • Dec-03-2011 I am a current student here

    Warren Wilson is priced in the same range as most private liberal arts colleges. It is at the lower end of the range, but private colleges tend to be really expensive no matter what. Tuition with a room and 3 meals a day comes out to around 34,000 per year if you get no financial aid. BUT, you will almost definitely have financial aid, at least to some degree. The school offers some aid, but not as much as more well-endowed (richer) liberal arts schools. I personally end up paying around 19,000 per year (including the cost of loans; it would be like 13,000 not counting loans), which is definitely a struggle, but I think it's worth it because of the overall experience that I couldn't get anywhere else.

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