Doing more for students in need

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Michigan's independent, non-profit colleges and universities do more for students in need than public peers in Michigan and independent peers nationally.

During FY 2015, 39,202 undergraduates at MICU member institutions received Pell grants, a federal need-based grant. This represents 47 percent, nearly half, of the undergraduate population at Michigan's independent, non-profit, colleges and universities.

Nationally, Michigan's independent colleges and universities perform better than their peers. Across the nation, 35 percent of independent, non-profit college and university undergraduates receive Pell grants compared to the 47 percent in Michigan. At Michigan's public universities, 33 percent of undergraduates receive Pell grants.

Find additional data on MICU members in the reports and one-pagers sections of this site.

Colby Cesaro