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10 Public Schools Where Most Out-of-State Students Get Merit Aid

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"... Though out-of-state students often pay more tuition than in-state students at public colleges and universities, nonresidents may receive merit aid to bring down the cost.

Many public colleges use merit aid to attract prospective out-of-state students and lower prices to better compete with other institutions.

Even those who do not have financial need to qualify for other kinds of aid may find that some colleges still offer them assistance -- 40% of the 277 regional colleges analyzed in a 2015 New America report provided merit aid to at least 10% of freshmen who did not have financial need. And it is often the case that the more freshmen who are awarded merit aid by a college, the more out-of-state students the college enrolls, the think tank's report found." ...

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  • kidzncatzkidzncatz 1046 replies7 threads Senior Member
    edited November 2019
    I've often recommended the Ohio public non-flagships as good schools to consider for OOS merit aid. I'm not surprised to see that 4 out of the 10 schools on this list are Ohio publics.
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