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Top 7 Universities And Colleges That Offer More Than $10K Scholarships

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Student debt has been a longstanding issue that has burdened a lot of students and families. Most of the time, students find themselves in a dilemma whether they will still continue or stop because of the cost of education, Fortunately, there are still colleges and universities that offer scholarships to students, especially freshmen students. Here is a list of the top 7 colleges and universities that offer more than $10K in scholarships.

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

The university which offers the biggest scholarship grant is the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York City. Cooper was established by industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859. It is known for degrees in architecture, art, and engineering. The school offers up to $31,000 scholarship grant to freshmen students.

St. John's University

Second in the list of universities and colleges that offer more than $10K in scholarship is St. John's University is a liberal arts institution for men in Collegeville, Minnesota. Founded in 1857, it is one of the oldest universities in the Midwest and top-rated Catholic liberal arts colleges in the US. It offers up to $21,849 scholarship grant.

College of Saint Benedict

The College of Saint Benedict is the counterpart of SJU for women. However, its campus is located in Saint Joseph, Minnesota and gives out $21,595 scholarship grant to freshmen.

Saint Vincent College

Located in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, Saint Vincent College is a co-educational Catholic liberal arts college. It was established in 1846 by a monk from Bavaria, Germany named Boniface Wimmer. The college offers up to $19,894 scholarship grant to its students.

Bethel University

Bethel University is an evangelical Christian university with more than 6,000 students from 36 countries enrolled in its various programs. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, it offers scholarship grants of up to $14,608.

Berea College

Founded in 1855, Berea College is the first interracial and coeducational college in the South. Located in Berea, Kentucky, it has a total endowment of $1.012 billion as of 2013 and the only top educational institution in the US that awards its students with a no-tuition promise. This earns it the spot as the top 7 universities and colleges that offer more than $10K scholarships.

Juniata College

Juniata College is a private liberal arts college located in Huntington, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1876, it is the first college established by the Church of the Brethren. It has a total of 1,600 students from 42 states and 45 countries. The total scholarship grant it gives to freshmen is $20,841.

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