We search for exceptional students from across the country and around the world, including from places and populations that are historically underrepresented in higher education. Our financial aid policies are among the most generous in the nation and support our need-blind admission policy for all students, domestic and international. In all we do, our efforts are guided by the principles expressed in our Mission Statement.
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We offer one of the most comprehensive, ambitious financial aid programs in the country.
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