Colleges Generous With Institutional Aid

Colleges With Generous Institutional Aid

Colleges Generous With Institutional Aid

Published April 18, 2016

Colleges With Generous Institutional Aid

Colleges With Generous Institutional Aid If you’re the parent of a college-bound high school student, you’re probably looking for any possible sources of free money to help pay for college.

This is why we put together this list of Generous Colleges, sorted by regions of the US to help jumpstart your college search process.

 

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Colleges generous with aid are offering money from the school itself, called institutional grants. These grants can be made up of money based on need or merit qualifications. Since this is money from the college, they can define who they want to give money to and how much.

Colleges generous with aid money can be defined in a few different ways. This list shows the top 5 colleges, by region, in two categories.

Colleges in the first category provide the largest average institutional grants to freshman. These colleges tend to be schools with large endowments and are usually more selective in their admissions process.

Colleges in the second category offer institutional aid to the most number of students, as a percent of the freshman class. The schools listed here offer some amount of money to almost 100% of all freshman.

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This e-course with live Q&As will show you step by step the process how to target schools for financial aid. This includes both need-based and merit-based aid. We’ll explain how understanding the financial aid process and different factors (such as college rankings, location, supply & demand) can affect your financial aid award. We’ll also walk you through a specially designed tool to show you how to do your own personalized college search based on your specific needs and situation.

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