What qualifies a student as "low-income?"

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Most of the students who are selected as Finalists come from households earning less than $65,000 per year for a typical family of four that does not have significant assets. However, there are no absolute cut-offs. If a student comes from a household earning more than this amount but feels that he or she has faced economic hardship and fits the QuestBridge criteria of high-achieving, low-income students, we would encourage him or her to apply. There is room on the application to explain the family's situation.

Please visit the National College Match Who Should Apply page for more information. You may also want to consult statistics on last year's National College Match Finalists.

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