#16. Reed College

  • Average financial aid amount for freshmen: $36,397
  • Percent of freshmen receiving financial aid: 39%
  • Average financial aid amount for all undergrads: $32,698
  • Percent of all undergrads receiving financial aid: 46%

#15. Haverford College

  • Average financial aid amount for freshmen: $37,089
  • Percent of freshmen receiving financial aid: 43%
  • Average financial aid amount for all undergrads: $35,023
  • Percent of all undergrads receiving financial aid: 51%

#14. Pomona College

  • Average financial aid amount for freshmen: $37,207
  • Percent of freshmen receiving financial aid: 55%
  • Average financial aid amount for all undergrads: $43,212
  • Percent of all undergrads receiving financial aid: 60%

#13. Trinity College

  • Average financial aid amount for freshmen: $37,274
  • Percent of freshmen receiving financial aid: 35%
  • Average financial aid amount for all undergrads: $37,912
  • Percent of all undergrads receiving financial aid: 40%

#12. Wesleyan University

  • Average financial aid amount for freshmen: $37,511
  • Percent of freshmen receiving financial aid: 48%
  • Average financial aid amount for all undergrads: $35,087
  • Percent of all undergrads receiving financial aid: 49%

#11. Colby College

  • Average financial aid amount for freshmen: $37,558
  • Percent of freshmen receiving financial aid: 39%
  • Average financial aid amount for all undergrads: $32,007
  • Percent of all undergrads receiving financial aid: 48%

#10. Bates College

  • Average financial aid amount for freshmen: $37,578
  • Percent of freshmen receiving financial aid: 45%
  • Average financial aid amount for all undergrads: $34,838
  • Percent of all undergrads receiving financial aid: 44%

#9. Columbia University

  • Average financial aid amount for freshmen: $37,934
  • Percent of freshmen receiving financial aid: 51%
  • Average financial aid amount for all undergrads: $35,954
  • Percent of all undergrads receiving financial aid: 55%

#8. Dartmouth College

  • Average financial aid amount for freshmen: $38,148
  • Percent of freshmen receiving financial aid: 41%
  • Average financial aid amount for all undergrads: $35,095
  • Percent of all undergrads receiving financial aid: 55%

#7. Vassar College

  • Average financial aid amount for freshmen: $38,451
  • Percent of freshmen receiving financial aid: 63%
  • Average financial aid amount for all undergrads: $36,956
  • Percent of all undergrads receiving financial aid: 63%

#6. Stanford University

  • Average financial aid amount for freshmen: $38,522
  • Percent of freshmen receiving financial aid: 55%
  • Average financial aid amount for all undergrads: $36,893
  • Percent of all undergrads receiving financial aid: 65%

#5. Vanderbilt University

  • Average financial aid amount for freshmen: $38,887
  • Percent of freshmen receiving financial aid: 62%
  • Average financial aid amount for all undergrads: $36,973
  • Percent of all undergrads receiving financial aid: 62%

#4. Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

  • Average financial aid amount for freshmen: $39,201
  • Percent of freshmen receiving financial aid: 100%
  • Average financial aid amount for all undergrads: $37,485
  • Percent of all undergrads receiving financial aid: 100%

#3. Yale University

  • Average financial aid amount for freshmen: $39,771
  • Percent of freshmen receiving financial aid: 54%
  • Average financial aid amount for all undergrads: $39,324
  • Percent of all undergrads receiving financial aid: 59%

#2. Williams College

  • Average financial aid amount for freshmen: $39,776
  • Percent of freshmen receiving financial aid: 53%
  • Average financial aid amount for all undergrads: $37,008
  • Percent of all undergrads receiving financial aid: 61%

#1. Harvard University

  • Average financial aid amount for freshmen: $41,555
  • Percent of freshmen receiving financial aid: 62%
  • Average financial aid amount for all undergrads: $37,239
  • Percent of all undergrads receiving financial aid: 45%