Know your Merit & Need Scholarships in minutes

Top5 Colleges is a powerful tool that helps students find the best financial fit for their education by helping them compare how much merit and need-based scholarships they can expect to receive from different colleges – everything in one place.

Save 100s of hour
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1600+ College NPC's
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Merit & Need
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Compare multiple colleges with just few clicks

Top5 Colleges tool simplifies the process of comparing various college costs. With just a few clicks, you can easily compare net price calculators from multiple colleges. No more manually entering student information for each college.

Key Features

With the Top5 Colleges tool, you can

Create Lists

Build your own personalized list of colleges that you are interested in. Easily keep track of the colleges you are considering and access their net price calculators with ease.

Calculate Budget

Our tool allows you to calculate your college budget based on the net price calculators of the colleges on your list. Plan your finances and make informed decisions about the affordability of different institutions.

Compare Award Letters

Once you have received your financial aid award letters, our tool enables you to compare them side by side. Easily compare the different types and amounts of aid offered by each college.


If you are not satisfied with the financial aid package offered by a college, our tool provides resources and guidance on how to appeal the decision. Increase your chances of receiving additional aid.

Find out how much 'Free Money' you can get at your dream college!

Why Top5 Colleges?

Helping your child achieve their college dreams is every parent’s wish. But often, when they consider the costs, it feels like an impossible dream. We know how many hours they spend looking for a college that fits their budget, only to end up confused by the different details from various colleges.

That’s where Top5 Colleges comes in! It’s a fantastic tool that lets you compare colleges side by side. It shows you the actual costs and financial aid options, all neatly organized in one place.

How does Top5 Colleges work?

Powered by advanced technology and AI, Top5 efficiently generates personalized results to simplify  your college selection process in just 4 steps:
Profile Setup

• Effortless signup process
• Calculate Student Aid Index (SAI) for financial clarity.

Academic Input

• Input high school grades and test scores.
• Choose your field of study.

College Selection

• Explore colleges across states.
• Utilize advanced search filters for refined options.

Scholarship Comparison

• Know you merit & need scholarship.
• Find your financial fit.

Client Testimonial

We are thrilled to hear that our hard work is paying off and our clients are satisfied with our products and services. But don’t just take our word for it – here’s a testimonial from one of our satisfied clients

Top5 Colleges tool is for everyone

Students & Parents

Explore 1600+ college options easily with Top5 Colleges! Find your desired college, and discover potential merit and need scholarship you will get.

College Counselors

Assist students efficiently with Top5 Colleges! Generate detailed reports on scholarship estimates for multiple colleges, simplifying the decision-making process.

Reach out with any questions or inquiries. Our team is ready to assist you on your path to higher education excellence.

Choosing the right college is a big decision, and we want to make the process as smooth as possible. With Top5 Colleges, you can trust that you are making an informed choice based on accurate and reliable information.​