Sep 08, 2016 at 08:06 PM

Merit Aid- 50 Best Colleges per Money Magazine

Republished from Money Magazine

The 50 Best Private Colleges for Merit Aid

If your family makes too much to qualify for need-based aid but you still want help with college costs, consider these schools, all of which land in the top half of MONEY's rankings, and have merit aid budgets. Their average merit grant is at least $6,000 a year, and at least 20% of undergraduates are awarded one. Typically, your odds for merit aid are best at schools where your grades and test scores put you in the top 25% of the applicants pool.

Posted in Financial Aid, College-bound Seniors, Merit Aid.