U.S. universities tailoring financial aid to lure well-to-do families
The pennies that Ralston High senior Kaeli Sedlak-O'Connor is saving for college will be essential in helping the pre-veterinary student close the gap between whatever loans she can get and the sticker price of her college of choice.
Posted: Sunday, March 9, 2014 12:00 am
Students from low-income families in Nebraska have seen the net price of college rise faster than their higher-income classmates', an analysis of federal data shows.
The rise came despite initiatives in the state college and university systems to make tuition free for low-income students in Nebraska, one of 21 states where the biggest percentage increase in net costs at public universities was borne by the poorest families.
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