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Table 349. Percentage of undergraduates receiving aid, by type and source of aid and selected student characteristics: 2007-08
Selected student characteristic Number of under-graduates1  (in thousands) Any aid Grants Loans Work study
study4
Total2 Federal3 Nonfederal Total Federal Nonfederal Total4 Federal4 Nonfederal Total5
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
All undergraduates 20,928 (0.42) 65.6 (1.20) 48.2 (0.85) 48.0 (0.77) 51.7 (0.96) 27.6 (0.47) 38.5 (0.72) 38.7 (0.24) 34.9 (0.18) 14.8 (0.21) 7.4 (0.20)
Sex                                            
Male 9,013 (125.99) 61.4 (1.38) 43.1 (0.98) 45.7 (1.01) 46.7 (1.16) 21.7 (0.59) 37.0 (0.95) 35.0 (0.45) 31.1 (0.38) 13.8 (0.26) 7.2 (0.31)
Female 11,915 (125.67) 68.8 (1.04) 52.0 (0.74) 49.7 (0.62) 55.5 (0.78) 32.0 (0.37) 39.5 (0.61) 41.5 (0.26) 37.8 (0.24) 15.5 (0.28) 7.6 (0.18)
                                             
Race/ethnicity                                            
White 12,924 (109.67) 63.5 (1.32) 44.4 (0.99) 47.8 (0.83) 48.2 (0.95) 20.7 (0.39) 38.5 (0.79) 38.5 (0.54) 34.6 (0.52) 15.0 (0.28) 7.3 (0.25)
Black 2,925 (59.15) 76.2 (1.56) 63.5 (1.57) 50.5 (0.93) 63.5 (1.31) 46.4 (1.19) 38.4 (0.84) 49.6 (1.05) 46.1 (1.02) 17.7 (0.62) 7.2 (0.35)
Hispanic 2,960 (93.01) 69.0 (0.76) 53.4 (0.72) 48.8 (0.85) 58.1 (0.99) 39.5 (0.63) 39.2 (0.93) 34.4 (1.09) 30.3 (1.15) 14.1 (0.44) 7.2 (0.33)
Asian 1,236 (38.02) 53.4 (1.96) 36.7 (1.21) 42.1 (1.71) 43.1 (1.54) 22.7 (0.96) 36.0 (1.37) 25.6 (0.89) 22.4 (0.90) 9.3 (0.57) 8.7 (0.56)
American Indian/
    Alaska Native
176 (18.74) 70.8 (2.92) 54.3 (3.17) 48.4 (3.06) 60.4 (3.12) 39.3 (3.51) 41.8 (2.74) 35.5 (3.34) 31.9 (3.49) 12.0 (2.09) 5.3 (1.12)
Native Hawaiian/
    Pacific Islander
151 (11.60) 61.5 (3.28) 42.4 (3.32) 44.5 (2.97) 49.3 (3.10) 26.6 (3.02) 36.3 (2.83) 32.1 (3.01) 27.9 (2.83) 12.3 (1.57) 7.7 (1.46)
Other 61 (5.18) 64.1 (4.03) 49.2 (3.84) 41.1 (4.13) 51.1 (3.96) 33.2 (3.10) 33.1 (3.88) 35.5 (4.02) 32.8 (3.88) 12.7 (2.37) 6.1 (1.60)
Two or more races 495 (25.92) 68.1 (1.51) 53.2 (1.46) 49.7 (1.58) 53.8 (1.43) 31.2 (1.31) 40.7 (1.31) 41.6 (1.55) 38.6 (1.60) 14.0 (0.98) 11.4 (1.02)
                                             
Age                                            
15 to 23 years old 12,490 (60.17) 66.9 (1.02) 49.3 (0.67) 51.4 (0.72) 52.5 (0.94) 25.0 (0.40) 42.7 (0.76) 40.4 (0.25) 36.3 (0.24) 15.6 (0.21) 10.4 (0.26)
24 to 29 years old 3,621 (37.05) 66.3 (1.60) 52.5 (1.10) 43.0 (1.12) 52.0 (1.10) 36.5 (0.72) 30.6 (0.93) 41.6 (0.61) 37.4 (0.49) 16.3 (0.53) 3.8 (0.23)
30 years old or over 4,817 (52.51) 61.8 (1.55) 42.1 (1.35) 42.7 (0.95) 49.4 (1.16) 27.4 (0.77) 33.4 (0.84) 32.3 (0.55) 29.5 (0.50) 11.7 (0.42) 2.3 (0.18)
                                             
Marital status                                            
Not married6  16,761 (59.18) 66.4 (1.28) 49.6 (0.89) 49.2 (0.84) 52.7 (1.05) 28.1 (0.51) 39.8 (0.77) 40.2 (0.32) 36.2 (0.26) 15.4 (0.25) 8.6 (0.23)
Married 3,763 (58.69) 60.8 (1.01) 40.4 (0.96) 42.3 (0.71) 45.7 (0.80) 22.0 (0.54) 33.1 (0.78) 31.0 (0.50) 28.2 (0.51) 11.7 (0.39) 2.6 (0.20)
Separated 404 (13.14) 77.1 (2.32) 64.8 (1.94) 47.8 (2.75) 67.9 (2.69) 55.3 (1.97) 32.9 (2.69) 48.9 (1.66) 45.3 (1.62) 18.0 (1.49) 3.2 (0.53)
                                             
Attendance status7                                            
Full-time, full-year 8,220 (59.42) 79.5 (0.37) 63.0 (0.32) 62.9 (0.43) 64.4 (0.38) 33.0 (0.38) 52.8 (0.52) 53.3 (0.42) 49.6 (0.42) 20.1 (0.29) 13.5 (0.29)
Part-time or part-year 12,708 (59.25) 56.6 (1.86) 38.6 (1.48) 38.3 (1.13) 43.5 (1.50) 24.0 (0.97) 29.2 (0.99) 29.3 (0.63) 25.5 (0.55) 11.4 (0.34) 3.5 (0.23)
                                             
Dependency status and                                            
family income                                            
Dependent 11,081 (65.73) 66.5 (1.06) 48.2 (0.71) 52.5 (0.78) 51.4 (0.94) 22.1 (0.37) 43.9 (0.81) 40.6 (0.33) 36.5 (0.31) 15.9 (0.23) 11.0 (0.29)
Less than $20,000 1,263 (22.46) 80.7 (1.13) 71.4 (0.82) 57.5 (1.13) 76.7 (1.25) 68.2 (0.84) 50.4 (1.23) 40.0 (1.01) 36.7 (0.98) 12.5 (0.55) 12.1 (0.59)
$20,000-$39,999 1,853 (23.17) 78.5 (1.07) 68.5 (0.78) 59.7 (0.88) 71.8 (1.10) 59.3 (0.76) 52.2 (0.98) 44.6 (0.81) 41.7 (0.89) 15.1 (0.46) 14.6 (0.51)
$40,000-$59,999 1,852 (26.06) 66.8 (1.69) 49.3 (1.31) 54.9 (1.29) 53.1 (1.41) 23.7 (0.94) 46.5 (1.21) 43.2 (0.81) 39.0 (0.71) 17.3 (0.58) 12.5 (0.53)
$60,000-$79,999 1,646 (28.77) 63.3 (1.27) 41.6 (0.99) 51.4 (1.15) 41.7 (1.17) 1.7 (0.18) 41.2 (1.19) 43.2 (0.91) 38.5 (0.92) 18.1 (0.61) 11.0 (0.71)
$80,000-$99,999 1,398 (23.79) 63.1 (0.98) 40.0 (0.78) 51.1 (1.01) 41.7 (1.02) 0.5 (0.14) 41.6 (1.02) 42.7 (0.76) 37.7 (0.76) 18.4 (0.62) 10.2 (0.60)
$100,000 or more 3,070 (42.77) 56.4 (1.06) 32.9 (0.80) 45.9 (0.81) 37.4 (0.81) 0.6 (0.08) 37.3 (0.80) 34.4 (0.71) 30.2 (0.77) 14.5 (0.36) 8.0 (0.31)
Independent 9,847 (65.60) 64.6 (1.42) 48.2 (1.08) 42.9 (0.87) 52.0 (1.06) 33.7 (0.63) 32.3 (0.76) 36.6 (0.35) 33.2 (0.28) 13.6 (0.34) 3.3 (0.16)
Less than $10,000 2,268 (31.41) 74.0 (1.25) 63.3 (0.70) 45.9 (1.04) 67.4 (1.08) 58.3 (0.59) 33.4 (0.97) 45.0 (0.80) 40.6 (0.93) 16.0 (0.59) 6.8 (0.33)
$10,000-$19,999 1,714 (30.16) 71.5 (1.74) 62.4 (1.24) 42.9 (1.28) 62.3 (1.50) 52.3 (1.09) 30.7 (1.04) 45.6 (0.78) 42.0 (0.77) 15.8 (0.66) 3.7 (0.30)
$20,000-$29,999 1,502 (27.41) 68.6 (2.17) 54.8 (1.85) 42.9 (1.60) 51.5 (1.89) 34.9 (1.31) 30.8 (1.22) 40.6 (0.89) 36.9 (0.93) 15.4 (0.76) 3.0 (0.37)
$30,000-$49,999 2,001 (34.46) 62.9 (1.74) 44.6 (1.63) 43.9 (1.17) 49.3 (1.27) 28.4 (1.08) 33.6 (1.10) 34.9 (0.89) 31.8 (0.80) 13.1 (0.65) 1.8 (0.22)
$50,000 or more 2,362 (40.78) 49.7 (1.07) 22.4 (1.02) 39.1 (0.76) 32.4 (0.79) 0.3 (0.09) 32.3 (0.79) 20.9 (0.75) 18.4 (0.75) 9.0 (0.44) 1.2 (0.18)
                                             
Housing status8                                            
School-owned 2,964 (111.53) 80.1 (1.21) 70.1 (1.00) 60.7 (1.14) 66.6 (1.14) 23.5 (0.57) 62.3 (1.11) 57.9 (0.84) 53.7 (0.75) 22.0 (0.57) 22.5 (0.85)
Off-campus, not with
    parents
11,296 (219.52) 65.5 (1.53) 45.5 (1.31) 48.4 (0.91) 51.3 (1.19) 29.9 (0.77) 35.0 (0.78) 38.4 (0.51) 34.8 (0.47) 14.5 (0.33) 4.5 (0.21)
With parents 5,002 (143.61) 56.1 (1.66) 40.4 (1.14) 38.7 (1.19) 43.9 (1.67) 24.5 (0.95) 32.5 (1.26) 25.8 (0.45) 22.1 (0.40) 10.6 (0.30) 4.9 (0.26)
1 Numbers of undergraduates may not equal figures reported in other tables, since these data are based on a sample survey of students who enrolled at any time during the school year. Includes all postsecondary institutions.
2 Includes students who reported they were awarded aid, but did not specify the source or type of aid.
3 Includes Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense benefits.
4 Includes Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS).
5 Details on federal and nonfederal work-study participants are not available.
6 Includes students who were single, divorced, or widowed.
7 Full-time, full-year includes students enrolled full time for 9 or more months. Part-time or part-year includes students enrolled part time for 9 or more months and students enrolled less than 9 months either part time or full time.
8 Excludes students attending more than one institution.
NOTE: Excludes students whose attendance status was not reported. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and because some students receive multiple types of aid and aid from different sources. Data include undergraduates in degree-granting and non-degree-granting institutions. Data include Puerto Rico. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Standard errors appear in parentheses.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2007-08 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:08). (This table was prepared August 2009.)
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