The cost of college has increased dramatically over the past several decades. From $18,300 per year, in 2000 to more than $27,300 in 2017.  While scholarships are an important part of the puzzle for anyone who is trying to pay for college, they’re particularly important for Black college students, who on average end up with more student loan debt than their white peers.   To help combat this crucial issue, the experts at Bankrate created a guide to help Black college students find scholarships that reduce their loan burden and offer alternative methods of funding their education. Click here to view Bankrate’s guide on the Best Scholarships for Black college students.

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Last Updated: March 23, 2022