We know your need is unique

There is no single path to paying for college but if you’re interested in need-based financial assistance, you’ll need to know how to apply for it. If you have questions, we’re here to help.

Application process


Whether you are applying for financial assistance for the first time or renewing your award, we have the components outlined for you here.

First-time applicantsCurrent WashU Students

My Intuition

This calculator asks six basic financial questions to provide you with a quick estimate of college costs, and works best for families with less complex financial situations.

My Intuition

Net Price Calculator

This calculator asks more in-depth questions to generate an estimate of your net price. The calculator takes no more than 20 minutes to complete.

Net Price Calculator

Form Library

Some financial assistance applications require supplemental forms. We’ve collected all the forms that may be requested here.

Form Library
Contact Us

Our goal is to make it possible for each admitted student to enroll and for enrolled students to graduate. If you have questions about any of the components of the application process, we’re here to provide you with personal support.

Our team is here to help you throughout the process!

  • 888-547-6670
  • 314-935-5900
  • Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CST