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PEDAR: Executive Summary  Institutional Aid to Full-Time Undergraduates Attending 4-Year Colleges and Universities
Trends in Institutional Aid: 1992-93 to 1999-2000
Academic Merit, Financial Need, and Institutional Grant Aid Among First-Year Students
Students with High Academic Merit
Institutional Grant Aid and Retention at Awarding Institution
One Year Later
Six Years Later
Research Methodology
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Executive Summary (PDF)
 Institutional Grant and Retention at Awarding Institution

How did the award of institutional grant aid relate to students' likelihood of staying enrolled in the awarding institution? The analysis addressed this question at two different points in time, 1 year and 6 years after students first enrolled.

One Year Later

Six Years Later

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