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College payment - how typical U.S. families pay for college 2018, by contribution

How the typical family in the United States pays for college in 2018, by percent of total typical contribution made from each source

College payment - how typical U.S. families pay for college 2018, by contribution The statistic shows how the typical family paid for college for an academic year 2017-18, by percent of total typical contribution made from each source. During this period, grants and scholarships made up 28 percent of the total cost of college attendance in the United States, whereas contributions from relatives and friends made up only two percent.
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How the typical family in the United States pays for college in 2018, by percent of total typical contribution made from each source

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The statistic shows how the typical family paid for college for an academic year 2017-18, by percent of total typical contribution made from each source. During this period, grants and scholarships made up 28 percent of the total cost of college attendance in the United States, whereas contributions from relatives and friends made up only two percent.
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