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Costs and Financial Aid

Costs and Financial Aid

Financial Aid

WPHSON financial aid office is here to assist you in the process of applying - and completing all required documentation - for financial aid.  WPHSON’s financial aid website provides students with financial aid resources, tips, and step-by-step guide on how to apply for their financial aid.  Do not hesitate to email or call us with questions, comments, or concerns.

Office of Financial Aid 
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Phone: 412-578-5537
Fax: 412-578-1837

Office of Student Accounts
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Phone: 412-578-5530
Fax: 412-578-1837

What is Financial Aid? 

Financial Aid is funding helps students and their families afford the costs associated with attending a post-secondary institution. This financial assistance covers educational expenses including, but not limited to, tuition, fees, room, board, books, supplies, transportation, etc. There are several types of financial aid, including grants, scholarships, work-study, and student/parent educational loans.

Who can receive financial aid? 

Every student who meets certain eligibility requirements can get some type of financial aid, regardless of age or family income. Some basic eligibility requirements are: 

  • Demonstrate financial need 
  • U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen 
  • Have a valid Social Security number
  • Register (if you haven’t already) with Selective Service if you are a male between the ages of 18 and 25
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress in college or career school;
  • Have high school diploma, General Educational Development (GED) certificate, or a state-recognized equivalent; or completed a high school education in a home-school setting approved under state law; or enrolled in an eligible career pathways program.

Types of Financial Aid Available

Steps to Apply for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Documents for 2019-2020

Continued Eligibility

Financial Aid Glossary

Frequently Asked Questions

2019-2020 Tuition & Fees