Schools Ranked by Institution Financial Aid Rate

Financial aid is a top priority for most prospective college students. The higher the percentage of students who receive financial aid directly from the school, the more desirable the college should be to attend. This data refers to the percentage of undergraduate students receiving financial aid for the 2012 academic year directly from the institution they attend. The financial aid figures are provided by the IPEDS database from the U.S. Department of Education.

IPEDS did not have financial aid figures for all of the colleges on our list. We did not, however, want to penalize those colleges without data. To that end, we simply excluded those schools from the rankings in this category.

Rank School FT to PT
Faculty Ratio
Institution
Fin. Aid Rate
Acceptance Rate Retention Rate Graduation Rate Accred.
Years
Default
Rate
Job Place. Rate  
830

601 University Dr
San Marcos, Texas 78666
(512) 245-2111

3.04 to 1 5% 66% 77% 55% 89 3% 68%  
830

170 North St
Dryden, New York 13053-0139
(607) 844-8211

0.24 to 1 5% N/A N/A 25% 41 12% 65%  
830

3157 E. Elwood Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85034-7209
(866) 766-0766

0.01 to 1 5% N/A N/A 19% 15 0% N/A  
853

1600 South Arlington Street, Suite 100
Akron, Ohio 44306-3931
(330) 724-1600

N/A 4% 98% N/A 41% 12 15% N/A  
853

101 College Pky
Arnold, Maryland 21012-1895
(410) 777-2222

0.28 to 1 4% N/A N/A 15% 46 12% N/A  
853

250 New Rutherford Ave
Boston, Massachusetts 02129-2925
(617) 228-2000

0.26 to 1 4% N/A N/A 11% 38 9% N/A  
853

136 Clinton Point Dr
Plattsburgh, New York 12901
(518) 562-4200

2.31 to 1 4% N/A 58% 20% 39 0% N/A  
853

1700 W Hillsdale Blvd
San Mateo, California 94402-3784
(650) 574-6161

N/A 4% N/A N/A 12% 62 12% N/A  
853

8730 Mitchell Rd
La Plata, Maryland 20646-0910
(301) 934-2251

0.32 to 1 4% N/A N/A 11% 45 9% N/A  
853

297 Davidson Community College Rd
Thomasville, North Carolina 27360-7385
(336) 249-8186

N/A 4% N/A N/A 27% 46 33% N/A  
853

405 South Main Street-Ste 130
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
(801) 333-7120

N/A 4% N/A N/A 50% 10 0% N/A  
853

2805 State Hwy 67
Johnstown, New York 12095-3790
(518) 762-4651

0.59 to 1 4% N/A 56% 28% 45 0% N/A  
853

933 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222
(412) 338-4770

N/A 4% N/A N/A 38% 47 0% N/A  
853

1000 Chastain Rd
Kennesaw, Georgia 30144-5591
(770) 423-6000

1.23 to 1 4% 62% 76% 42% 46 5% N/A  
853

99 Powell Rd E
Mayfield, Kentucky 42066-9007
(270) 247-8521

0.29 to 1 4% 87% 60% 36% 27 9% N/A  
853

800 Veterans Parkway North
Moultrie, Georgia 31788
(229) 891-7000

N/A 4% N/A 65% 43% 40 0% N/A  
853

3835 Green Pond Rd
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18020-7599
(610) 861-5300

0.21 to 1 4% N/A N/A 20% 44 11% 44%  
853

301 Largo Rd
Largo, Maryland 20774-2199
(301) 336-6000

0.54 to 1 4% N/A 58% 7% 45 8% N/A  
853

1042 W Hamlet Ave
Hamlet, North Carolina 28345-1189
(910) 410-1700

N/A 4% N/A N/A 21% 45 0% N/A  
853

2323 W 14th St
Tempe, Arizona 85281
(480) 517-8000

N/A 4% N/A N/A 16% 33 0% N/A  
853

8400 W Mineral King Ave
Visalia, California 93291-9283
(559) 651-2500

N/A 4% N/A N/A 53% 19 0% N/A  
853

78 Washington Avenue
Schenectady, New York 12305
(518) 381-1200

N/A 4% N/A N/A 17% 40 9% N/A  
853

3201 Jermantown Road
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
(703) 539-6890

0.72 to 1 4% N/A 87% 20% 12 14% 80%  
853

One Union Ave
Saratoga Springs, New York 12866-4391
(518) 587-2100

0.17 to 1 4% 80% N/A 31% 40 6% N/A  
853

1500 N Patterson St
Valdosta, Georgia 31698
(229) 333-5800

3.08 to 1 4% 59% 67% 41% 85 4% N/A  
853

488 Palisades Blvd.
Birmingham, Alabama 35209
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N/A 4% N/A N/A 67% 24 0% 94%  
853

9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, North Carolina 27603-5696
(919) 866-5000

N/A 4% N/A 71% 15% 44 8% N/A  
853

176 Murphy Campus Blvd.
Waco, Georgia 30182
(770) 537-6000

N/A 4% N/A 66% 21% 16 0% N/A  
853

148 Willey St
Morgantown, West Virginia 26505
(304) 296-8282

N/A 4% N/A 64% 67% 61 0% N/A  
853

South 16th Ave. & Nob Hill Blvd.
Yakima, Washington 98907-2520
(509) 574-4600

0.50 to 1 4% N/A N/A 22% 66 9% N/A  
880

1704 South Slappey Boulevard
Albany, Georgia 31701
(229) 430-3500

N/A 3% N/A 76% 47% 40 2% N/A  
880

11935 Abercorn St
Savannah, Georgia 31419-1997
(912) 344-2806

1.55 to 1 3% 74% 69% 33% 74 0% 31%  
880

1630 Metropolitan Parkway, SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30310-4498
(404) 756-4000

N/A 3% 69% 56% 9% 38 0% N/A  
880

765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, New Jersey 07738-1597
(732) 224-2345

N/A 3% N/A N/A 22% 42 11% N/A  
880

601 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road
Pemberton, New Jersey 08068-1599
(609) 894-9311

0.09 to 1 3% N/A 60% 19% 42 0% N/A  
880

3325 Marvin Sands Drive
Canandaigua, New York 14424-8395
(585) 394-3500

0.45 to 1 3% N/A N/A 27% 37 0% N/A  
880

500 Technology Way
Florence, Kentucky 41042
(859) 441-4500

0.46 to 1 3% N/A N/A 33% 41 15% N/A  
880

33 gilmer st
Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083
(404) 413-2000

2.43 to 1 3% 51% 83% 51% 62 3% 87%  
880

450 North Ave
Battle Creek, Michigan 49017-3397
(269) 965-3931

0.31 to 1 3% N/A N/A 21% 49 8% N/A  
880

1600 Maple Street
Longview, Washington 98632-0310
(360) 442-2311

0.45 to 1 3% N/A 53% 25% 66 13% N/A  
880

1333 South Prospect Street
Nanticoke, Pennsylvania 18634-3899
(570) 740-0200

0.31 to 1 3% N/A 55% 19% 39 8% N/A  
880

100 College Station Dr
Macon, Georgia 31206-5145
(478) 471-2700

N/A 3% 47% N/A 11% 44 12% N/A  
880

1971 Jagerson Ave
Kingman, Arizona 86409-1238
(928) 757-4331

0.24 to 1 3% N/A N/A 33% 33 16% N/A  
880

980 Fremont St
Monterey, California 93940-4799
(831) 646-4000

0.75 to 1 3% N/A N/A 21% 62 12% N/A  
880

5301 South Highway 16
Rapid City, South Dakota 57701-3692
(605) 394-4800

0.38 to 1 3% N/A 52% 31% 29 0% 90%  
880

2376 Sir Barton Way
Lexington, Kentucky 40509
(859) 253-0621

N/A 3% N/A N/A 33% 11 0% N/A  
880

9700 France Ave S
Bloomington, Minnesota 55431
(952) 358-8200

1.17 to 1 3% N/A 53% 17% 41 4% N/A  
880

3535 N. Ellison Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78251
(210) 486-4000

0.20 to 1 3% N/A N/A 14% 13 10% N/A  
880

1001 E. Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, Missouri 65802
(417) 447-7500

0.39 to 1 3% N/A 59% 16% 18 10% N/A  
880

629 Industrial Pk Ave
Asheboro, North Carolina 27205
(336) 633-0200

0.48 to 1 3% N/A 56% 23% 40 0% N/A  
880

118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, New Jersey 8876
(908) 526-1200

0.33 to 1 3% N/A N/A 20% 42 11% N/A  
880

4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr
Cottleville, Missouri 63376-0975
(636) 922-8000

0.29 to 1 3% N/A 64% 16% 23 0% 80%  
880

1477 S Manchester Ave
Anaheim, California 92802
(714) 782-1700

N/A 3% 51% N/A 0% 3 0% N/A  
880

3250 Wilshire Blvd Ste 400
Los Angeles, California 90010
(213) 739-9999

N/A 3% 57% N/A 23% 23 0% N/A  
904

5100 Black Horse Pike
Mays Landing, New Jersey 08330-2699
(609) 625-1111

N/A 2% N/A 60% 18% 43 12% N/A  
904

201 Community College Drive
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806
(225) 216-8000

N/A 2% N/A N/A 3% 10 0% N/A  
904

777 Elsbree St
Fall River, Massachusetts 02720-7395
(508) 678-2811

0.21 to 1 2% N/A N/A 16% 44 9% N/A  
904

980 S Cobb Drive Dr SE
Marietta, Georgia 30060
(770) 975-4064

N/A 2% N/A 69% 12% 26 0% N/A  
904

1000 W Foothill Blvd
Glendora, California 91741-1899
(626) 963-0323

0.62 to 1 2% N/A N/A 32% 62 13% N/A  
904

700 Carnegie Ave
Cleveland, Ohio 44115-2878
(800) 954-8742

0.27 to 1 2% N/A 48% 4% 35 0% N/A  
904

650 College Drive
Dalton, Georgia 30720-3797
(706) 272-4436

2.91 to 1 2% 43% 61% 17% 45 11% N/A  
904

9050 Viscount Blvd
El Paso, Texas 79925
(915) 831-2000

0.40 to 1 2% N/A N/A 11% 36 12% 81%  
904

303 University Ave
Newark, New Jersey 7102
(973) 877-3000

0.24 to 1 2% N/A 50% 7% 40 0% 75%  
904

3319 W Hillsborough Ave
Tampa, Florida 33614
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0.27 to 1 2% N/A N/A 34% 48 0% 80%  
904

2100 Silas Creek Pky
Winston Salem, North Carolina 27103-5197
(336) 723-0371

0.42 to 1 2% N/A N/A 22% 46 0% N/A  
904

One Maurice Culberson Drive
Rome, Georgia 30161
(706) 295-6963

N/A 2% N/A 70% 28% 8 0% N/A  
904

13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Chester, Virginia 23831-5316
(804) 796-4000

0.28 to 1 2% N/A 51% 12% 45 7% N/A  
904

2990 Landrum Education Dr
Oakwood, Georgia 30566
(770) 531-6300

N/A 2% N/A 70% 35% 42 0% N/A  
904

4525 Education Park Dr
Schnecksville, Pennsylvania 18078-2598
(610) 799-2121

0.29 to 1 2% N/A N/A 14% 42 9% 47%  
904

401 North Fairview Street
Lock Haven, Pennsylvania 17745-2390
(570) 484-2011

15.33 to 1 2% 61% 69% 47% 65 0% N/A  
904

700 E Seventh St
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55106-5000
(651) 793-1212

N/A 2% 100% 70% 35% 39 2% N/A  
904

80 Cohen Walker Dr
Warner Robins, Georgia 31088
(478) 988-6800

N/A 2% N/A 72% 37% 36 0% N/A  
904

1593 11th Ave
Granite Falls, Minnesota 56241
(320) 564-4511

7.64 to 1 2% N/A 54% 45% 46 7% N/A  
904

340 Dekalb Pike
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422-0796
(215) 641-6300

0.33 to 1 2% N/A 61% 14% 44 8% N/A  
904

120 White Bridge Rd
Nashville, Tennessee 37209-4515
(615) 353-3333

0.51 to 1 2% N/A N/A 10% 42 13% 87%  
904

College Drive
Toms River, New Jersey 08754-2001
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0.28 to 1 2% N/A 71% 30% 45 9% N/A  
904

13300 W Sixth Ave
Lakewood, Colorado 80228-1255
(303) 914-6600

0.22 to 1 2% N/A N/A 24% 39 14% N/A  
904

1100 S. Marietta Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30060-2896
(678) 915-4188

2.43 to 1 2% 79% 76% 35% 50 8% N/A  
904

800 Brisack Road
Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303
(864) 592-4600

N/A 2% N/A 58% 13% 44 3% 66%  
904

99 Thomas Nelson Drive
Hampton, Virginia 23666
(757) 825-2700

N/A 2% N/A N/A 14% 44 9% N/A  
904

3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro, North Carolina 27534-8002
(919) 735-5151

0.70 to 1 2% N/A N/A 14% 44 9% N/A  
904

1000 W. College Ave
Silver City, New Mexico 88061
(505) 538-6336

0.98 to 1 2% N/A 48% 17% 72 8% 75%  
904

4089 Val Tech Rd
Valdosta, Georgia 31602
(229) 333-2100

N/A 2% N/A 63% 33% 4 0% N/A  
933

16 Spiral Drive
Florence, Kentucky 41042
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N/A 1% N/A N/A 36% 21 0% N/A  
933

470 Cooper Drive
Lexington, Kentucky 40506
(859) 246-6200

0.44 to 1 1% N/A N/A 19% 9 0% N/A  
933

2445 W. Dunlap Ave., Ste. 100
Phoenix, Arizona 85021
(602) 242-6265

1.05 to 1 1% N/A N/A 57% 32 0% N/A  
933

1105 Kelly Dr
Sanford, North Carolina 27330-9840
(919) 775-5401

0.54 to 1 1% N/A N/A 33% 42 0% N/A  
933

3300 Macon Tech Dr
Macon, Georgia 31206
(478) 757-3400

N/A 1% N/A 67% 19% 15 0% N/A  
933

11711 Sand Canyon Road
Yucaipa, California 92399-1799
(909) 794-2161

N/A 1% N/A N/A 24% 39 6% N/A  
933

121 Ellicott St
Buffalo, New York 14203-2698
(716) 842-2770

0.53 to 1 1% N/A N/A 18% 33 13% 23%  
933

1031 Zorn Avenue , Suite 400
Louisville, Kentucky 40207
(502) 410-6200

N/A 1% 73% N/A 77% 31 0% N/A  
933

11101 Roosevelt Boulevard N., Suite 100
Saint Petersburg, Florida 33716
(727) 577-1497

N/A 1% 67% N/A 68% 24 0% N/A  
933

3520 30th Ave
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144-1690
(262) 564-2200

N/A 1% N/A 64% 23% 44 8% N/A  
933

2050 Highway 501 East
Conway, South Carolina 29526
(843) 347-3186

0.47 to 1 1% N/A 54% 14% 42 0% 97%  
933

4021 S 700 E Ste 400
Salt Lake City, Utah 84107
(800) 972-5149

N/A 1% N/A N/A 0% 33 0% N/A  
933

9055 Balboa Avenue
San Diego, California 92123
(858) 279-4500

N/A 1% N/A N/A 86% 33 0% N/A  
933

1200 Old Trenton Rd
West Windsor, New Jersey 08550-3407
(609) 586-4800

0.29 to 1 1% N/A 68% 14% 47 8% N/A  
933

1291 Hargett Street
Jacksonville, North Carolina 28540-5901
(910) 478-4300

N/A 1% N/A N/A 0% 4 0% N/A  
933

700 W State St
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1443
(414) 297-6370

0.75 to 1 1% N/A 47% 15% 55 8% 87%  
933

7411 85th Ave N
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota 55445
(763) 424-0702

0.73 to 1 1% N/A 56% 18% 42 6% N/A  

Methodology

For each college, we gathered data for nine different metrics: the number of full-time faculty per part-time faculty member; institutional financial aid, acceptance, retention, graduation, job placement, and default rates; years accredited; and undergraduate tuition. Learn more