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Looking for budget-friendly HBCUs, any suggestions?

I'm on a bit of a tight budget when it comes to college expenses. Are there HBCUs known for being more affordable or offering substantial financial aid or scholarships? I don't want to compromise on the quality of education, though.

7 months ago

Absolutely, many HBCUs are recognized for their affordability without compromising on education quality. Institutions like Alcorn State University in Mississippi and Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina are known for their lower tuition rates. Also, look for HBCUs that participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program if you have military benefits.

On top of that, inquire about scholarships directly with the financial aid offices of these schools, as many offer institutional scholarships that can significantly reduce costs. Don't forget to file your FAFSA early to get the most out of federal aid and check for state-sponsored scholarships that might apply to in-state HBCUs. Best of luck finding the right fit for you!

7 months ago

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