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Paying for College

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At Westwood we help students understand their college costs and how to pay for them. It is rare that students applying to college are able to pay their full tuition without utilizing student grants and loans.  Lack of financial resources alone should not be a barrier to continuing your education.  While the primary responsibility for meeting the costs of education rests with individual students and their families, many student finance resources are available to assist those students who, without such aid, would be unable to attend Westwood.

Sources of money to pay for college

Scholarships and Grant Money

Money you do not have to pay back

Your Money

Money paid out of your pocket from savings or earnings

  • Earnings from work
  • Support from family or friends
  • Personal savings
Borrowed Money

Money that you pay back with interest

Paying for College

The whole equation

Before you apply for student financing, take time to review the additional information on the right. Our glossary of frequently used student financing terms might also be helpful.

We're here to help

Paying for college is a smart investment, but the process can feel confusing. Westwood student finance specialists are here to help you every step of the way. Once you have submitted your application for admission into Westwood, your student finance specialist will work with you to review all possible sources of money available and help guide you through the process of applying for grants and loans. We’ll show you the many available options to help cover the cost of your education and take you through the step-by-step student financing process.

* Financial aid available to those who qualify