What Amount of Financial Aid is Available?
Carleton College's normal financial aid package for new freshmen is $43,079. About 58.0% of first year students obtain some money for college, most of which is scholarships and grants.
A financial aid package includes scholarships, grants, and student loans. However, college loans need to be repaid, thus they aren't a real college discount.
Worried about the student loans that may be part of your financial aid package? Look at the average amount of debt per student at Carleton.
Number of Carleton Grants & Scholarships
The stats listed below make reference to help that is supplied by Carleton College.
58.0% of new students (329 total) were awarded scholarships at Carleton College, averaging $36,449 per student. This puts it in the top 20th percentile of all schools nationwide.
In addition to scholarships, 16.0% of freshmen (93 total) received a federal grant, averaging $5,416 per person.
How are scholarships and grants distributed to freshmen at Carleton? View the graph listed below.
Grants are usually based on need while scholarships are based on merit or ability.
Financial Aid per Family Income
The next table demonstrates scholarship and grant distributions by income level for freshman students receiving any form of federal Title IV assistance, such as Federal PLUS loans.
|Income Level||Percent of Freshman||Average Assistance|
|Income 110k +||22.9%||$26,649|
The chart above shows undergrads who are obtaining Title IV aid which is federal aid from the government including grants, loans, and work-study. Learn more.
Grants & Scholarships for All Students Average $34,188
Of the 2,105 undergraduates at Carleton College around 62.0% (1,312 in total) get some sort of grant aid. The standard number given was $34,188.
Financial Aid Links from Carleton College
|Financial Aid Department Website||https://apps.carleton.edu/campus/sfs/prospective/|
|Net Price Calculator||https://apps.carleton.edu/admissions/afford/estimator/|