Financial Aid

04
Apr
Important FAFSA Deadlines for Financial Aid

The deadline to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, for the 2018 to 2019 school year is June 30, 2019. This is the application that is required as the first step for most any kind of financial aid. The deadline for the 2019 to 2020 school year is June 30, 2020.

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12
Mar
Who is Paying For College? It Might Depend On Race or Institution

With over 13,000 answers from current college students, LendEDU analyzed how much responsibility students bear in paying for college and broke the data down by race, gender, school, region, and major.

Posted in: Financial Aid, Personal Finance, Reports, Student Loans,
19
Feb
Top Colleges & Universities For Federal Work-Study Financial Aid

According to the most recent data compiled by LendEDU, the average cost for attending a four-year not-for-profit college or university in the United States is $25,290 for public institutions and $50,900 for private. Federal and private student loans, grants, scholarships, and savings are the most commonly utilized resources to help mitigate the ever-increasing cost of [&he

Posted in: Financial Aid, Reports, Student Loans,
25
Jan
Pell Grants Explained

Keeping up with the rising cost of college is tough, and if you come from a low-income family it is even tougher. The Pell Grant is a need-based federal grant for low-income students who require financial support to pay for college. Pell Grants are awarded to undergraduate students who have not received a bachelor’s degree and to […]

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24
Jan
DACA Financial Aid Options

If you're a DACA student, it may be hard to get student aid for college. Though your ineligibility for federal funds makes things more difficult, it is still possible to find money for school.

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04
Dec
These Colleges Are Giving International Students the Most (and Least) Financial Aid

Note: This study was originally published on July 13, 2016 but has been updated to reflect the most recent data. ​The United States has some of the best colleges and universities in the world. For this reason, many international students apply to these schools each year. In fact, there were nearly 1.1 million international students enroll

Posted in: Financial Aid, Reports, Student Loans,
30
Oct
Colleges & Universities Providing Most Aid to Incoming Freshmen with Financial Need in 2018

According to LendEDU’s third annual Student Loan Debt by School by State report, student loan borrowers from the Class of 2017 graduated with a daunting $28,288 of debt, on average. That figure is up by $313 from last year’s report. Additionally, 58 percent of all graduates from the Class of 2017 at non-profit four-year colleges left campus

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01
Oct
FAFSA Guide

It’s important for all college students to fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Here's a look at who is eligible for federal aid, how to apply, important dates to watch out for, and what your next steps will be.

Posted in: Financial Aid, Student Loans,
07
Mar
Average Cost of College Statistics for 2019

No one is surprised to hear that the average cost of college has continually increased over time. No matter whether you attend a public or private school, or whether you attend a 2-year or 4-year college, you can expect to pay more than those who attended before you. By checking out the graph below (which does​ […]

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02
Feb
A Deeper Look at the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study

Compiling and analyzing data from 89,000 undergraduate and 24,000 graduate students, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) published their quadrennial National Postsecondary Education Student Aid Study (NPSAS:16) during the week of January 28th. This comprehensive study released by NCES, who is a part of the U.S. Department of Education, provid

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