College Navigator consists primarily of the latest data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), the core postsecondary education data collection program for NCES ‘ the National Center for Education Statistics.

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) is the largest provider of higher education in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is the tenth-largest university system in the United States and 43rd largest in the world. The system comprises 14 state-owned schools, and should not be confused with Pennsylvania’s other state-funded university system, the Commonwealth System of Higher Education, that includes the land grant university (Pennsylvania State University) and three historically private universities (Temple University, Lincoln University, and University of Pittsburgh). While Commonwealth System members are separate legal entities with their own charters, boards, and endowments, the PASSHE is a state agency whose chancellor and board are appointed by the governor.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the form used by the U.S. Department of Education to determine your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) by conducting a “need analysis” based on financial information, such as income, assets and other household information, which you (and your parents if you are a dependent student) will be asked to provide. FAFSA is the application used by nearly all colleges and universities to determine eligibility for federal, state, and college-sponsored financial aid, including grants, educational loans, and work-study programs.

The Pennsylvania State Grant Program is a financial assistance program that provides funding to eligible Pennsylvanians. PHEAA administers the Pennsylvania State Grant Program at no cost to taxpayers, ensuring that every dollar appropriated to the program goes directly to students.helps them afford the costs of higher education.

This is a link to a list of colleges from PrepScholar.com that cover full need of applicants.Please make special note of the schools with “no loan” policies.