Paying for College

Wilson Community College offers financial aid programs to provide assistance to any student who would be unable to continue his/her education without aid. Financial aid is awarded on the basis of financial need as determined by The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

FAFSA Application Tips

  • Students can complete the FAFSA online, or fill out a paper version available in the Financial Aid office.
  • It may take up to 4-6 weeks to process the FAFSA application.
  • A new FAFSA application must be submitted each year.
  • Students will receive an email from upon submitting the FAFSA application.
  • It make take up to a month for our college financial aid office to receive the results. The College will send you a letter and/or email upon receipt.
  • Additional documentation may be needed to determine eligibility.

Be sure to list the Wilson Community College school code on your application #004845 and complete the application which corresponds to your enrollment semester:

Requirements to Receive Financial Aid

All of the following must be met in order for a student to receive financial aid.

  1. Student must qualify via the FAFSA application.
  2. Student must submit any requested documentation.
  3. Student must be admitted to Wilson Community College into an eligible program of study.
  4. Student must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  5. Student must not be on any type of SAP (satisfactory academic progress) suspension.

The Financial Aid Office uses college email to notify students of pertinent information affecting their financial aid status. Award letter notifications and Satisfactory Academic Progress letters are among the many types of information that may be emailed to students.

Explore Other Types of Financial Aid

A variety of financial aid is available, including loans (must be repaid), grants and scholarships (do not have to be repaid), and work-study programs (students must work on campus).


Earning Aid

Federal TAP


Child Care Assistance

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

For more information contact:

Lisa Baker

Director of Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs

Department: Financial Aid

Phone: (252) 246-1310


Office: F105d

Shannon Bain

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Department: Financial Aid

Phone: (252) 246-1274


Office: F105a

Darrah Lane

Financial Aid Receptionist

Department: Financial Aid

Phone: (252) 246-1344


Office: F105c

Joy Moore

Financial Aid Assistant

Department: Financial Aid

Phone: (252) 246-1417


Office: F105b


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