Class Action Lawsuit Accuses 16 Universities of Holding Back Financial Aid to Qualified Students

Class Action Lawsuit Accuses 16 Universities of Holding Back Financial Aid to Qualified Students

(The Center Square) – A class action lawsuit against 16 universities, including Northwestern University and the University of Chicago, accuses them of holding back financial aid to students who qualified is moving forward.

A federal judge has denied several motions from the schools’ legal teams to dismiss the case.

The lawsuit accuses the schools of taking part in a price-fixing scheme that reduced or eliminated financial aid.

The lawsuit claims some schools discriminated against low-income applicants.