Scholarships vs. Tuition
Scholarships lag behind available tuition fees.
- National college enrollment is now over 18 million students.
- Annual costs for a four-year-college average more than $14,000.
- Average cost for a private college is now over $25,000.
- The grant dollars per student is approximately $4,000.
- A growing number of students are lacking funds to complete their degrees.
Source: College Board, US Senate, US Department of Education, US News estimates