Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid

A larger proportion of students at private colleges receive financial aid than do students at public institutions. 

Percentage of Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid by Sector in 2016–2017

Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics 2017. Prepared by the Council of Independent Colleges.
Note: Percentages for first-time full-time undergraduates during 2016–17. "Any Financial Aid" category includes aid listed as well as state and local grants.

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