Dreamers and Undocumented Students
No Loan Colleges
Although there is no federal law that requires proof of citizenship to be admitted to U.S. colleges, undocumented students face their own set of hurdles in the application process. Here are some institutions and states that make college more attainable for undocumented students.
Private Colleges that Accept Undocumented Students as Domestic Students
Many colleges consider undocumented students to be international students, which means that undocumented students might have to compete with other international students for a limited pool of financial aid. But, when a college considers an undocumented student to be domestic, the student will be more likely to receive a good financial aid package.
The following private colleges have public policies on their acceptance of undocumented students as domestic students:
- Pomona College (Claremont, Ca.)
- Oberlin College (Oberlin, Oh.)
- Tufts University (Medford, Mass.)
- Emory University (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, Pa.)