12 US Unis And Colleges With Highest Percentage Of Students Receiving Merit Aid (INFOGRAPHIC)

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There’s no secret, in 2018, a lot of colleges and universities offer discounts and scholarships. Usually, when students don't have a demonstrated financial need, these offers are made in the form of merit aid. In this post, the Typical Student team will tell you about 12 colleges that give merit aid to most students.


What Is Merit Aid?

To start with, merit aid is the award, which often granted to students based on a specific talent or academic ability. However, some students (like National Merit Finalists or National Hispanic scholars) can receive special scholarship opportunities at participating institutions.

Besides, there are also several schools that reserve merit aid awards for exceptional circumstances. Actually, among the ranked schools, which means 200+ colleges and universities, awarded 5 percent or less in merit aid to full-time students.


What Are The Colleges With Highest Percentage Of Students Receiving Merit Aid?

As it was promised, it’s time to take a closer look at today’s list of colleges offering merit aid. According to the latest statistics, the highest result is 49% and it belongs to Trinity University. Check out the infographics below to see the full list!



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