Financial Aid

Out-of-state residents may qualify for one of our Tuition Reduction Programs. West Virginia students and International students do NOT qualify.

Please note that to be considered for this program you MUST complete a regular application for Admission.

Major Requirements

Students must declare one of selected programs of study, be a first-time, full-time freshman or transfer student residing on-campus, maintain a 2.0 GPA, and be in good standing with the University's judicial system. Should a student receiving the tuition reduction move off-campus, change to a major not eligible for tuition reduction or not fulfill the criteria of the reduced rate that student will lose the tuition reduction.

List of Qualifying Majors

Biology or Chemistry Emphasis
  • Pre-professional (Medical, Dental, Pharmacy or Physical Therapy)

Athletic Training

Math Emphasis

  • Computer Science
  • Computer Information Systems

Advertising/Graphic Design

Geographic Information Systems

Business Administration Emphasis

  • Accounting
  • Administrative Systems
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Finance
Recreation and Tourism Management Emphasis
  • Park and Recreation
  • Tourism Planning and Promotion
  • Hospitality Management
  • Sports Management
Education Emphasis
  • Early Childhood Special Education Pre K-K
  • Secondary Education Specialization in Math 5-9 o 5-Adult
  • Secondary Education Specialization in Science 5-9, 5-Adult
  • Spanish
Social Work

Border Counties

Parent(s) or guardian(s) must have a permanent residence in one of the following counties to qualify.

List of Qualifying Counties

Virginia
  • Frederick
  • Bland
  • Tazwell
  • Buchanan
  • Shenandoah
  • Rockingham
  • Augusta
  • Highland
  • Bath
  • Alleghany
  • Craig
  • Giles
  • Loudoun
  • Clarke
Maryland
  • Garrett
  • Allegany
  • Washington
Ohio
  • Columbiana
  • Jefferson
  • Belmont
  • Monroe
  • Washington
  • Athens
  • Meigs
  • Gallia
  • Lawrence
Pennsylvania
  • Beaver
  • Washington
  • Greene
  • Fayette
Kentucky
  • Boyd
  • Lawrence
  • Martin
  • Pike

Children of Educators

Parent(s) or guardian(s) must be employed as a public or private elementary or secondary educator in one of the 49 states.

Download and Print Tuition Reduction Application (PDF file)