Institutional Financial Aid

​Students receive more financial aid at private colleges. They receive over three times ($21,318 versus $6,218) the amount of institutional aid as do students at public institutions, and over four times ($21,318 versus $4,981) as much as students at for-profit institutions.
Private Colleges Award Larger Institutional Grants

Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics, Table 331.20. Amounts are in 2018-19 constant dollars. “Total Financial Aid” category includes aid listed as well as state and local grants. Analysis by the Council of Independent Colleges.

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