Percent Without Need Receiving Aid: This is the percentage of undergraduates without demonstrated financial need that received merit aid. The higher this number the better.
Automatic Consideration: This indicates whether the institution automatically considers you for institutional scholarships when you submit your application. This will save you from having to do more paperwork.
Merit Scholarship Deadline: Some schools have specific deadlines you must meet in order to be considered for merit scholarships.
Average Merit Aid Package: This is the average merit-aid package received by undergraduates award merit-aid.
Net Cost: This is the total cost of attendance less merit aid. Use this number to compare likely schools to give you a sense for relative cost.