WashU is “no-loan” for all

As part of our commitment to always put students first, Washington University is expanding its “no-loan” financial aid policy to include all admitted undergraduate students beginning in fall 2024. This means that need-based loans will be replaced with scholarships and university grants in all financial aid packages, ensuring that all admitted students can obtain a world-class WashU education without going in to debt. This policy is the latest step in a long, comprehensive strategy to expand access and financial aid at the university. Other components include the WashU Pledge and our need-blind admission policy.

Upcoming Deadlines

  • Mar. 4

    • Early Decision II – Candidate reply date
  • Apr. 1

    • Transfer Student – Financial assistance application complete by
    • Regular Decision – Admissions and financial assistance decisions released by
  • May 1

    • Regular Decision – Candidate reply date
    • Transfer Student – Admissions and financial assistance decisions released by
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    As part of its sustained commitment to removing financial barriers for admitted undergraduate students, WashU will adopt a “no-loan” financial aid policy.

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