Colleges award institutional grants and scholarships based on many factors. Some award grants based on family financial need as determined by a formula. Some award scholarships based on academic merit, extracurricular talent and other factors such as intended major. Some simply discount tuition (institutional award scholarships) in mysterious ways to increase the number of students who enroll.
The more you know about how colleges award institutional grants & scholarships, the better your chances of receiving these discounts.
Learn more about School Awarded Need-Based Grants.
Learn more about School Awarded Merit-Based Scholarships.
Learn more about Other Sources of Grants & Scholarships.