Western Colleges with Best Merit Scholarships

Western Colleges with Best Merit Scholarships


“Western Colleges with Best Merit Scholarships”

Blog #8
by
Dr. Barbara Austin, PhD



Top California Colleges for Merit Scholarships

1. Chapman–1400 scholarships available
2. Pepperdine–300 scholarships
3. University of Pacific–350 scholarships
4. U. of Redlands–UNLIMITED scholarships; 10 full tuition
5. USC–450 scholarships
6. Westmont, Santa Barbara–650 scholarships
7. Whittier–Varies
8. CSU Fresno–900 scholarships
9. CSU Northridge–575 scholarships
10. San Jose State–450 scholarships
11. Sonoma State–500 scholarships

Top Western Colleges for Merit Scholarships

1. U. of Colorado, Boulder–625 scholarships available
2. Gonzaga University–UNLIMITED scholarships
3. U. of Puget Sound–350 scholarships
4. Whitworth, Spokane–UNLIMITED scholarships
5. U. of Washington, Seattle–250 scholarships
6. Baylor University, Texas–UNLIMITED scholarships
6. Trinity University, San Antonio–350 scholarships
7. U. of Portland–UNLIMITED scholarships
8. Linfield, McMinnville, Oregon–Varies
9. Willamette U, Salem, Oregon–Varies
10. U. of Idaho, Moscow–5000 Academic
11. Boise State–974 scholarships
12. Chaminade U, Honolulu–UNLIMITED scholarships

Excellent schools that are popular, such as Claremont (30 merit), Harvey Mudd (10), Pitzer (40) offer very few and they are extremely competitive.
Popular good schools, such as Occidental offer some (100 for Oxy).
Catholic Colleges–Loyola Marymount (few) , Santa Clara U (some) , USF (some) etc. offer some to few. ‘Some’ means–25 or so in total.


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