Institutional Financial Aid

​Students receive more financial aid at private colleges. They receive over three times ($17,965 versus $5,686) the amount of institutional aid as do students at public institutions, and over four times ($17,965 versus $4,165) 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 2016, Table 331.20. Amounts are in 2015–2016 constant dollars. Prepared by the Council of Independent Colleges.

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