Pell Grant Program Gets Its Biggest Funding Boost in a Decade, Helping Students With College Affordability

"From community colleges to Ivy League universities, about a third of U.S. undergraduates stand to gain this year from a funding increase to a major federal grant program," the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports

... "As of 2020-21, the maximum Pell Grant covered 26% of the average attendance cost at a public four-year university — down from more than three-quarters of the cost in the mid-1970s, according to the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators."

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Publication Date: 1/7/2023

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