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  • Alice Lloyd College

    Alice Lloyd College


    U.S. News and World Report ranks Alice Lloyd College among the best U.S. colleges for graduating with the least amount of debt. This Kentucky school offers guaranteed tuition to any student in the college’s 108-county Central Appalachian service area. Students work 10-20 hours each week to pay their way. Alice Lloyd offers degrees in a wide range of fields, as well as pre-professional programs.


  • Antioch College

    Antioch College

    At Antioch College, students devote up to a third of their undergraduate tenure to immersive work or research. Through the College Work program, all new and returning students eligible for Pell Grants receive complete tuition coverage via last-dollar scholarships. However, this aid doesn’t include expenses for room and board, and students need to uphold a minimum 2.0 GPA to sustain eligibility.

  • Berea College

    Berea College


    Every student who attends Kentucky’s Berea College receives a full-tuition scholarship worth more than $25,000. Berea also helps students with other costs, such as food, room and board, by providing a work study program. Students also receive a free laptop to use while they are in school. Berea offers the opportunity to major in many different subjects. The most popular majors are business, manufacturing, family studies and human development.


  • College of the Ozarks

    College of the Ozarks

    Located in Missouri, the College of the Ozarks is a conservative Christian school that cheerfully discourages student debt. The school has been nicknamed ‘Hardwork U’ because students work 15 hours each week to graduate tuition-free. The College of the Ozarks favors applicants who are financially needy. Popular majors include business, teaching, education and criminal justice.

  • Curtis Institute of Music

    Curtis Institute of Music

    The Curtis Institute of Music offers full-tuition scholarships to everyone who gains admission. The school is very particular when it comes to applicants, accepting only 160 new students each year. Those who do get in can expect to receive an excellent education from one of the best music conservatories in the world

  • Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

    Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

    At one point, the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering offered a full-tuition scholarship to anyone who attends. The school has since reduced the scholarship policy by 50 percent. Even so, Franklin W. Olin College still offers one of the largest merit scholarship programs in the country to all admitted students.

  • The Apprentice School

    The Apprentice School

    For over a century, The Apprentice School has been offering students a unique blend of education and full-time work across diverse shipbuilding disciplines. Based in Virginia, this school doesn’t charge tuition fees. Instead, students receive an hourly wage along with benefits. Typically lasting four to five years, these apprenticeships culminate in graduates earning a certificate and an associate of applied science degree specific to their trade.

  • The City University of New York

    The City University of New York

    The City University of New York offers full-tuition scholarships to students who enroll in their Teacher Academy. Every student who enrolls is eligible. Students also receive a full-time teaching position in a New York school upon graduation.

  • Webb Institute

    Webb Institute


    The Princeton Review ranks Webb Institute among the Best Value Colleges in America. The school is known for providing a top-notch engineering education along with full-tuition scholarships to anyone who attends. Students live in a mansion while they attend school and participate in paid internships for extra cash.