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Compare college costs and financial aid offers.

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Program Type

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Money for school
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Grants & scholarships
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Grants, scholarships, military tuition assistance, including the GI Bill.
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GI Bill
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Residency
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Contributions
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What you can pay, what others are contributing to your studies.
What you can pay
What family & others can pay
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Borrowed money from the government that must be repaid with interest. Typically lower interest rates than private loans.
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Private loans
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Borrowed money that must be repaid with interest.
Loans from your school
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After school
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Graduation rate

Percentage of full-time students who graduate within 6 years or 3 years for undergraduate and associates programs, respectively.

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Loan Default Rate

Percentage of borrowers who have defaulted on their loan after entering repayment.

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Median Borrowing

Families typically borrow this amount in federal loans for a student’s undergraduate study. This shows the Federal loan payment over 10 years for this amount. Your borrowing may be different.

 

 

 

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