Interactive graphic for ‘Paying their way’

Flagship public universities across the United States give varying amounts of financial aid to their students. When compared to 12 comparable schools — similar in student size and academic prestige among other factors — UC Berkeley costs more on average for in-state students and hands out a smaller percentage of financial aid to its students.

For a breakdown of where each university’s financial aid package comes from, click up to four circles on the graph for a side-by-side comparison.

To read the full ‘Paying Their Way’ story, click here. To read profiles of UC Berkeley students who are finding different ways to pay for their education, click here.

This interactive graphic was built and designed by Nicholas Hardison-Moschopoulos. Contact him at [email protected].