Students attending universities, colleges, and private online schools
Higher education costs money, and most students attending universities, colleges, and private online schools need financial aid to pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the percentage of full-time undergraduates at four-year schools receiving financial aid increased from 75 percent in 2007 to 85 percent by 2012. At the same time, the percentage of students receiving financial aid at two-year institutions increased from 67 to 79 percent. In 2012-13, undergraduate students alone received $185.1 billion in financial aid through federal loans and grants.
Meet the Financial Aid Experts
Ways to Reduce Tuition
Other Sources of Financial Aid
Important Things to Keep in Mind
This invaluable guide outlines the various forms of student financial aid available to online learners. It includes a comprehensive overview of the application process, organizations offering financial assistance, and insightful interviews with financial aid experts. From loans to scholarships to veterans’ education programs, first-time and continuing online students will gain a deeper understanding of how they can cover the cost of a college education.