With tuition continually on the rise, financial aid is an important part of any college choice. But what if it isn't what you thought it would be?

The Princeton Review recently ranked the 10 schools with financial aid that isn't the best. The list, based on student reviews, is a mix of state schools and small private colleges.

Check out our slide show of the schools with the worst financial aid. Then tell us, how important is financial aid to your college choice? Tell us in the comments section.

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  • 1. New York University

    New York, NY

  • 2. Penn State

    University Park, PA

  • 3. University of Maryland, College Park

    College Park, MD

  • 4. University of Delaware Apr 10.JPG

    Newark, DE

  • 5. Quinnipiac University

    Hamden, CT

  • 6. Duquesne University

    Pittsburgh, PA

  • 7. Emerson College

    Boston MA

  • 8. Villanova University

    Villanova, PA

  • 9. Spelman College

    Atlanta, GA

  • 10. Colorado State University

    Fort Collins, CO