Western Colleges with Best Merit Scholarships

by | Sep 15, 2012 | Getting Into College with $$

  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
  7. Trinity University, San Antonio–350 scholarships
  8. U. of Portland–UNLIMITED scholarships
  9. Linfield, McMinnville, Oregon–Varies
  10. Willamette U, Salem, Oregon–Varies
  11. U. of Idaho, Moscow–5000 Academic
  12. Boise State–974 scholarships
  13. 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.