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Here at Wayland Baptist University's Office of Financial Aid, we know that you may have many federal financial aid or FAFSA application questions that need answering. To that end, our staff has created this helpful FAFSA Questions and Answers page to answer any FAFSA form questions you may have

If your FAFSA questions are not answered here, our staff at Wayland Baptist University's Office of Financial Aid is always happy to help you find the answers to any FAFSA questions, assist with a financial aid application, or provide FAFSA help of any kind. Call us, stop by while you are on campus, or simply contact us by mail or Email Financial Aidand put FAFSA questions in the subject line. We will get back to you as soon as we can!

Wayland Baptist University
Office of Financial Aid
1900 W 7th St., CMB #1266
Plainview, TX 79072
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You can also find answers to your FAFSA questions at the main FAFSA website, http:// Remember that you will also need to apply for a FSA ID to be able to digitally sign your online FAFSA submission if you have never done so.


FAFSA Questions and Answers

Q: What is an EFC and what determines financial need?

Q: Am I considered an independent student if my parents don't claim me on their federal tax return and I do not live in their home?

Q: How do I apply for general scholarships?

Q: Why does Wayland require submission of tax documents when I have already submitted the information on the FAFSA?

Q: I think I have some special circumstances in my family. Are these considered in determining my financial need?

Q: If I am interested in WBU's Work-Study program, where do I start?

Q: If I participate in WBU's Work-Study program, can I work more than one job?

Q: If I participate in WBU's Work-Study program, do I turn in my time sheet or does my department?

Q: Can international students work on campus with the Work-Study program?

Q: What is WBU's Academic Year?