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Table 359. Average amount of financial aid awarded to full-time, full-year undergraduates, by type and source of aid and control and level of institution: Selected years, 1992-93 through 2007-08
Control and level
of institution
Any aid Grants Loans Work study1
Total2 Federal3 Nonfederal Total4 Federal Nonfederal Total5 Federal5 Nonfederal Total Federal
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
1992-93, all institutions $5,730 (1,344) $4,300 (334) $3,480 (915) $3,550 (643) $1,980 (32) $3,320 (807) $3,880 (293) $3,760 (198) $2,730 (664) $1,380 (103) $1,290 (93)
Public 4,070 (314) 3,700 (45) 1,800 (262) 2,400 (60) 1,880 (21) 1,660 (325) 3,330 (41) 3,270 (46) 2,020 (133) 1,370 (84) 1,350 (65)
4-year doctoral 4,750 (349) 4,360 (55) 2,280 (235) 2,710 (106) 1,970 (25) 2,140 (278) 3,640 (60) 3,560 (68) 2,110 (269) 1,430 (116) 1,360 (102)
Other 4-year 4,240 (302) 3,780 (71) 1,660 (85) 2,420 (49) 1,940 (29) 1,450 (123) 3,200 (64) 3,120 (66) 2,150 (204) 1,240 (61) 1,270 (69)
2-year 2,760 (189) 2,620 (100) 1,090 (461) 1,930 (76) 1,720 (61) 1,030 (524) 2,530 (163) 2,560 (152) (†) 1,470 (165) 1,470 (156)
Less-than-2-year 2,300 (322) 1,950 (217) 1,140 (503) 1,970 (305) 1,760 (44) 880 (163) 3,140 (801) 2,970 (885) (†) (†) (†)
                                             
Private, not-for-profit 9,220 (3,036) 5,250 (949) 6,050 (1,869) 6,030 (1,564) 2,310 (124) 5,740 (1,651) 4,430 (809) 4,190 (600) 3,440 (772) 1,360 (268) 1,250 (194)
4-year doctoral 10,240 (932) 5,630 (341) 6,920 (326) 6,810 (241) 2,410 (59) 6,390 (422) 4,880 (142) 4,540 (121) 3,690 (468) 1,520 (63) 1,370 (80)
Other 4-year 8,280 (1,403) 4,920 (363) 5,160 (315) 5,370 (359) 2,260 (71) 4,790 (316) 4,170 (175) 4,020 (155) 2,910 (318) 1,280 (74) 1,180 (62)
Less-than-4-year 7,670 (920) 4,750 (225) 4,580 (434) 4,860 (405) 2,230 (25) 4,620 (389) 3,730 (124) 3,640 (111) 2,670 (405) 1,120 (68) 1,100 (66)
                                             
Private, for-profit 5,210 (294) 4,920 (284) 2,350 (1,168) 2,120 (307) 1,900 (71) 1,850 (1,392) 4,740 (287) 4,680 (286) 2,360 (605) 2,420 (593) (†)
2-year and above 6,010 (328) 5,530 (285) 2,560 (1,307) 2,410 (528) 1,970 (142) 2,210 (1,955) 5,190 (417) 5,110 (381) (†) (†) (†)
Less-than-2-year 4,510 (434) 4,390 (430) 1,990 (1,238) 1,920 (158) 1,860 (70) 1,160 (679) 4,240 (420) 4,210 (384) (†) (†) (†)
                                             
1995-96, all institutions $6,860 (240) $5,370 (115) $3,800 (253) $3,900 (212) $2,010 (22) $3,610 (253) $5,020 (95) $4,970 (94) $2,750 (363) $1,370 (75) $1,300 (66)
Public 5,230 (148) 4,820 (136) 2,210 (74) 2,700 (76) 1,930 (26) 2,080 (72) 4,620 (138) 4,610 (139) 2,350 (564) 1,350 (100) 1,290 (77)
4-year doctoral 6,290 (165) 5,670 (248) 2,860 (104) 3,190 (142) 1,910 (24) 2,730 (106) 5,180 (233) 5,130 (232) 2,690 (715) 1,310 (199) 1,280 (147)
Other 4-year 5,420 (229) 4,850 (197) 1,980 (63) 2,700 (68) 1,950 (73) 1,850 (53) 4,310 (135) 4,300 (133) (†) 1,440 (102) 1,370 (70)
2-year 3,420 (232) 3,460 (206) 1,270 (112) 2,010 (75) 1,940 (185) 1,090 (91) 3,620 (303) 3,680 (319) (†) 1,270 (171) 1,220 (175)
Less-than-2-year 2,960 (1,682) 2,660 (1,040) 2,410 (471) 2,370 (113) 1,740 (328) 2,550 (282) 3,600 (564) 3,600 (564) (†) (†) (†)
                                             
Private, not-for-profit 10,540 (660) 6,500 (236) 6,390 (586) 6,360 (576) 2,270 (60) 5,990 (567) 5,700 (137) 5,580 (130) 3,110 (620) 1,390 (109) 1,310 (100)
4-year doctoral 13,040 (1,635) 7,310 (433) 8,450 (1,494) 8,240 (1,549) 2,350 (61) 7,870 (1,465) 6,450 (276) 6,320 (217) 3,560 (1,564) 1,650 (239) 1,540 (204)
Other 4-year 9,810 (240) 6,270 (237) 5,700 (133) 5,790 (120) 2,270 (101) 5,330 (126) 5,420 (161) 5,310 (148) 3,340 (329) 1,280 (69) 1,210 (62)
Less-than-4-year 6,190 (296) 5,100 (183) 2,850 (303) 3,190 (622) 2,030 (32) 2,760 (619) 5,000 (349) 4,870 (236) 1,280 (90) 1,190 (55) 1,090 (213)
                                             
Private, for-profit 6,400 (158) 5,870 (114) 2,700 (273) 2,510 (97) 1,950 (33) 2,360 (253) 5,280 (245) 5,210 (230) 2,350 (255) (†) (†)
2-year and above 7,040 (389) 6,370 (328) 2,950 (197) 2,830 (193) 2,000 (33) 2,690 (149) 5,670 (220) 5,620 (224) (†) (†) (†)
Less-than-2-year 5,650 (525) 5,270 (461) 2,370 (527) 2,140 (102) 1,900 (88) 1,620 (407) 4,770 (713) 4,680 (678) 2,070 (404) (†) (†)
                                             
1999-2000, all institutions $8,520 (78) $6,160 (57) $5,030 (97) $4,980 (69) $2,520 (17) $4,460 (90) $6,280 (72) $5,690 (69) $4,940 (128) $1,670 (33) $1,560 (26)
Public 6,340 (74) 5,500 (60) 3,000 (57) 3,490 (38) 2,460 (13) 2,620 (42) 5,450 (65) 5,130 (68) 3,930 (212) 1,730 (38) 1,640 (53)
4-year doctoral 7,560 (85) 6,420 (68) 3,800 (74) 4,110 (57) 2,510 (38) 3,440 (72) 5,950 (74) 5,620 (59) 3,950 (204) 1,790 (54) 1,690 (31)
Other 4-year 6,310 (193) 5,480 (149) 2,630 (141) 3,240 (104) 2,410 (26) 2,240 (99) 5,120 (197) 4,880 (197) 3,630 (477) 1,660 (103) 1,570 (171)
2-year 4,400 (109) 4,000 (70) 1,990 (82) 2,810 (72) 2,450 (154) 1,630 (49) 4,430 (100) 3,990 (86) 4,160 (454) 1,690 (135) 1,610 (74)
Less-than-2-year 4,480 (947) 4,100 (1,163) 2,040 (391) 2,850 (210) 2,380 (308) 1,770 (430) 5,540 (1,081) 5,490 (1,157) (†) (†) (†)
                                             
Private, not-for-profit 13,490 (218) 7,260 (78) 8,920 (258) 8,270 (276) 2,700 (70) 7,870 (233) 7,610 (83) 6,480 (84) 5,790 (160) 1,610 (52) 1,480 (30)
4-year doctoral 15,670 (268) 7,960 (169) 10,610 (325) 9,850 (290) 2,610 (66) 9,370 (261) 8,350 (146) 6,870 (178) 6,500 (310) 1,820 (52) 1,700 (59)
Other 4-year 12,280 (259) 6,860 (94) 7,920 (257) 7,380 (290) 2,620 (136) 6,980 (255) 7,140 (96) 6,250 (67) 5,150 (196) 1,470 (63) 1,290 (37)
Less-than-4-year 8,520 (981) 6,110 (464) 4,940 (618) 5,040 (637) 2,510 (22) 4,460 (710) 6,100 (326) 5,440 (268) 5,520 (1,439) 960 (119) 870 (80)
                                             
Private, for-profit 9,300 (345) 8,030 (233) 3,880 (344) 3,500 (190) 2,570 (87) 2,850 (331) 7,460 (256) 6,930 (232) 6,210 (478) (†) (†)
2-year and above 9,980 (441) 8,520 (308) 3,980 (377) 3,780 (247) 2,460 (96) 3,010 (350) 7,840 (311) 7,320 (281) 6,820 (659) (†) (†)
Less-than-2-year 6,930 (390) 6,290 (374) 3,310 (597) 2,610 (72) 2,880 (78) 1,270 (411) 5,940 (357) 5,330 (339) 4,680 (617) (†) (†)
                                             
2003-04, all institutions $9,670 (100) $6,950 (50) $5,640 (126) $5,630 (107) $3,240 (23) $4,890 (132) $6,970 (67) $6,040 (52) $6,080 (137) $1,930 (35) $1,780 (37)
Public 7,380 (93) 6,240 (89) 3,610 (45) 4,230 (45) 3,200 (31) 3,090 (45) 6,060 (72) 5,520 (64) 5,090 (114) 2,010 (45) 1,850 (51)
4-year doctoral 8,930 (106) 7,330 (96) 4,480 (72) 4,880 (65) 3,230 (60) 3,910 (66) 6,750 (99) 6,150 (81) 5,500 (160) 2,070 (64) 1,900 (65)
Other 4-year 7,820 (190) 6,400 (152) 3,530 (87) 4,220 (116) 3,170 (45) 2,880 (95) 5,870 (127) 5,280 (111) 5,250 (226) 1,930 (85) 1,810 (100)
2-year 4,690 (130) 4,410 (143) 2,140 (84) 3,330 (64) 3,180 (157) 1,810 (86) 4,170 (146) 3,850 (147) 3,700 (207) 2,000 (99) 1,820 (108)
Less-than-2-year 4,770 (388) 4,490 (366) 2,920 (250) 3,180 (205) 2,800 (297) 2,500 (243) 5,260 (621) 4,740 (402) 4,230 (802) 2,430 (1,160) (†)
                                             
Private, not-for-profit 15,700 (359) 8,270 (114) 10,080 (266) 9,330 (328) 3,410 (47) 8,690 (275) 8,680 (157) 6,960 (113) 7,390 (269) 1,810 (53) 1,670 (51)
4-year doctoral 17,230 (529) 8,830 (244) 11,390 (430) 10,410 (510) 3,510 (55) 9,770 (487) 9,640 (290) 7,500 (192) 8,200 (335) 2,100 (77) 1,960 (74)
Other 4-year 15,040 (513) 8,030 (177) 9,400 (331) 8,800 (389) 3,350 (264) 8,130 (309) 8,170 (206) 6,660 (144) 6,870 (388) 1,630 (58) 1,480 (53)
Less-than-4-year 8,580 (641) 6,040 (334) 4,960 (543) 5,590 (536) 3,580 (40) 4,400 (635) 6,160 (572) 5,580 (456) 4,460 (763) 1,540 (456) 1,540 (449)
                                             
Private, for-profit 10,380 (335) 8,460 (228) 5,000 (286) 4,280 (165) 3,240 (69) 3,800 (319) 7,640 (267) 6,580 (190) 5,720 (524) 2,650 (274) 2,720 (326)
2-year and above 11,330 (435) 9,050 (297) 5,300 (349) 4,650 (221) 3,370 (67) 4,000 (366) 8,140 (351) 6,950 (253) 6,050 (657) 2,780 (308) 2,890 (361)
Less-than-2-year 7,650 (128) 6,740 (85) 3,780 (130) 3,240 (111) 2,880 (104) 2,770 (145) 6,050 (139) 5,340 (112) 4,540 (203) 1,730 (116) 1,550 (101)
                                             
2007-08, all institutions $12,740 (115) $8,070 (73) $8,020 (84) $7,110 (73) $3,670 (34) $6,390 (78) $9,480 (69) $7,050 (53) $7,780 (105) $2,270 (27) $2,160 (30)
Public 9,480 (82) 7,150 (67) 5,210 (51) 5,340 (65) 3,650 (43) 4,050 (47) 7,970 (78) 6,450 (66) 6,570 (105) 2,440 (37) 2,380 (44)
4-year doctoral 11,470 (92) 8,220 (89) 6,560 (82) 6,340 (68) 3,760 (33) 5,170 (65) 8,880 (106) 7,080 (96) 7,220 (150) 2,450 (44) 2,310 (53)
Other 4-year 9,810 (134) 7,270 (106) 5,140 (108) 5,360 (96) 3,700 (78) 3,980 (114) 7,670 (132) 6,210 (101) 6,340 (209) 2,310 (77) 2,140 (86)
2-year 5,650 (233) 5,130 (205) 2,520 (47) 3,660 (130) 3,490 (135) 1,850 (38) 5,450 (124) 4,600 (145) 4,690 (158) 2,570 (105) 2,790 (123)
Less-than-2-year 6,130 (499) 5,130 (388) 3,770 (525) 3,570 (219) 3,270 (186) 2,420 (482) 6,840 (514) 5,490 (421) 4,950 (580) (†) (†)
                                             
Private, not-for-profit 20,740 (297) 9,660 (159) 14,310 (209) 12,070 (186) 4,060 (50) 11,300 (171) 12,160 (205) 8,220 (160) 9,910 (235) 2,090 (37) 1,920 (38)
4-year doctoral 22,160 (448) 10,110 (205) 15,540 (319) 12,870 (293) 4,220 (63) 12,110 (251) 13,300 (269) 8,750 (212) 11,160 (381) 2,220 (54) 2,070 (59)
Other 4-year 19,710 (438) 9,350 (243) 13,320 (323) 11,490 (239) 3,920 (708) 10,680 (244) 11,150 (335) 7,770 (236) 8,720 (267) 1,970 (44) 1,780 (45)
Less-than-4-year 9,920 (1,509) 6,910 (846) 5,460 (1,351) 5,720 (1,394) 4,370 (51) 3,150 (1,124) 10,670 (731) 7,570 (1,102) 8,420 (1,075) 2,190 (275) 2,230 (335)
                                             
Private, for-profit 13,120 (247) 9,270 (164) 6,700 (215) 3,990 (88) 3,280 (59) 3,300 (184) 10,260 (200) 7,110 (129) 7,140 (245) 3,520 (376) 3,700 (343)
2-year and above 13,810 (297) 9,580 (186) 7,060 (251) 4,060 (103) 3,260 (91) 3,520 (213) 10,670 (241) 7,230 (155) 7,440 (288) 3,660 (391) 3,840 (349)
Less-than-2-year 9,700 (235) 7,700 (241) 4,570 (205) 3,660 (101) 3,390 (76) 1,690 (210) 7,910 (260) 6,330 (192) 5,230 (221) 1,470 (675) 1,390 (799)
†Not applicable.
‡Reporting standards not met (too few cases).
1 Details on nonfederal work-study participants are not available.
2 Includes students who reported that 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 Indicates all grants, scholarships, or tuition waivers received from federal, state, institutional, or private sources, including employers.
5 The 2003-04 and 2007-08 data include Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS).
NOTE: Aid averages are for those students who received the specified type of aid. Full-time, full-year students were enrolled full time for 9 or more months from July 1 through June 30. Data include Puerto Rico. Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Standard errors appear in parentheses.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 1992-93, 1995-96, 1999-2000, 2003-04, and 2007-08 National Postsecondary Student Aid Studies (NPSAS:93, NPSAS:96, NPSAS:2000, NPSAS:04, and NPSAS:08). (This table was prepared November 2009.)

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