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Recently Answered Questions about Affording Carleton

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  • Q: What is the percentage of students that are offered scholarships through Carleton college, and what is the average scholarship?
    A: Carleton's financial aid is primarily need-based. This means… (1 answer)
  • Q: Do I still get as much financial aid if I am a transfer student?
    A: Carleton's financial aid is primarily need-based. This means… (1 answer)
  • Q: As an international student, am I eligible for Financial Aid?
    A: International students are not eligible for federal aid.… (1 answer)
  • Q: Does Carleton offer merit scholarships?
    A: Most Carleton financial aid is in the form of need-based aid.… (1 answer)
  • Q: Is it hard to afford a private college like Carleton?
    A: It's important not to get "sticker shock" when you start looking… (1 answer)