At these schools, at least 42 percent of accepted students enrolled in fall 2015, U.S. News data show.
Many community colleges offer promise programs, which offer tuition-free awards to eligible students – mainly to students with Pell grant eligibility.
Securing scholarships can be stressful, but parents and counselors can serve as a resource.
International students increasingly want to come to the United States for college or graduate school.
The National Liberal Arts Colleges, including schools like Wellesley College and Bowdoin College, emphasize undergraduate education and award at least half of their degrees in the liberal arts fields of study.