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Table 360. Percentage of part-time or part-year undergraduates receiving aid, 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 Total Federal Nonfederal Total4 Federal4 Nonfederal Total Federal
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
1992-93,
      all institutions
37.6 0.80 25.0 (0.83) 16.5 (0.44) 32.4 (0.76) 18.8 (0.77) 14.5 (0.39) 13.5 (0.50) 13.1 (0.49) 0.8 (0.09) 2.1 (0.13) 1.2 (0.09)
Public 31.7 (0.71) 19.8 (0.67) 14.5 (0.46) 27.6 (0.66) 15.3 (0.60) 12.6 (0.40) 9.3 (0.41) 8.9 (0.39) 0.6 (0.09) 1.7 (0.12) 0.9 (0.09)
4-year doctoral 40.5 (1.02) 27.5 (0.95) 19.5 (0.66) 31.3 (0.85) 17.1 (0.68) 16.6 (0.61) 20.9 (0.83) 20.4 (0.82) 1.1 (0.18) 3.6 (0.32) 2.1 (0.24)
Other 4-year 39.5 (1.24) 28.4 (1.25) 19.2 (1.00) 33.8 (1.17) 22.0 (1.17) 16.1 (0.88) 16.2 (0.99) 15.6 (0.93) 1.3 (0.32) 3.1 (0.42) 1.6 (0.26)
2-year 28.6 (0.91) 16.5 (0.83) 12.7 (0.61) 25.9 (0.87) 13.7 (0.76) 11.2 (0.52) 5.6 (0.44) 5.3 (0.43) 0.4 (0.11) 1.1 (0.11) 0.6 (0.10)
Less-than-2-year 21.2 (3.11) 15.1 (3.55) 6.9 (1.47) 19.4 (3.43) 13.8 (3.90) 6.0 (1.41) 0.7 (0.32) 0.7 (0.32) # (†) 0.6 (0.36) 0.4 (0.34)
                                             
Private, not-for-profit 56.4 (1.96) 35.1 (2.65) 33.7 (1.54) 50.2 (2.12) 23.2 (2.96) 31.7 (1.49) 23.7 (1.38) 23.2 (1.34) 1.8 (0.23) 5.9 (0.71) 3.8 (0.42)
4-year doctoral 51.4 (1.91) 28.3 (1.49) 33.0 (1.91) 44.4 (1.90) 12.8 (0.98) 31.7 (1.91) 24.2 (1.42) 23.3 (1.39) 2.7 (0.47) 5.4 (0.88) 3.1 (0.58)
Other 4-year 59.4 (2.83) 38.1 (4.18) 35.6 (2.25) 53.8 (3.14) 26.8 (4.73) 33.6 (2.19) 24.4 (2.08) 23.9 (2.02) 1.5 (0.32) 7.3 (1.14) 4.8 (0.65)
Less-than-4-year 53.9 (5.17) 35.8 (4.98) 28.4 (4.07) 47.3 (4.83) 28.3 (4.56) 24.4 (4.05) 20.7 (3.59) 20.3 (3.58) 1.2 (0.44) 1.2 (0.66) 1.2 (0.66)
                                             
Private, for-profit 71.0 (3.08) 64.4 (3.44) 11.8 (1.58) 55.3 (3.30) 48.8 (3.61) 8.6 (1.34) 42.3 (3.54) 41.9 (3.51) 1.5 (0.46) 0.9 (0.29) 0.4 (0.11)
2-year and above 64.4 (5.75) 54.9 (5.93) 14.3 (2.75) 46.2 (4.25) 35.0 (4.19) 12.1 (2.45) 45.7 (5.59) 45.5 (5.58) 0.9 (0.63) 1.4 (0.58) 0.6 (0.24)
Less-than-2-year 75.5 (2.78) 70.8 (3.36) 10.2 (1.74) 61.5 (4.15) 58.1 (4.52) 6.3 (1.27) 40.0 (4.50) 39.4 (4.42) 1.8 (0.63) 0.5 (0.27) 0.3 (0.08)
                                             
1999-2000,
      all institutions
44.6 (0.81) 29.8 (0.64) 27.4 (0.75) 35.4 (0.70) 18.6 (0.52) 25.0 (0.73) 18.4 (0.56) 17.7 (0.55) 2.1 (0.12) 1.9 (0.11) 1.4 (0.10)
Public 39.7 (0.85) 24.8 (0.57) 25.3 (0.86) 31.7 (0.78) 15.9 (0.48) 23.3 (0.83) 13.5 (0.41) 13.0 (0.39) 1.3 (0.11) 1.5 (0.11) 1.1 (0.10)
4-year doctoral 51.0 (0.93) 36.8 (0.93) 30.0 (0.83) 35.7 (0.79) 17.9 (0.70) 26.7 (0.70) 31.5 (0.96) 30.3 (0.87) 3.3 (0.42) 3.0 (0.28) 1.9 (0.25)
Other 4-year 51.2 (1.33) 37.0 (1.36) 29.9 (1.10) 39.1 (1.24) 21.5 (1.33) 27.9 (1.10) 27.4 (1.04) 26.6 (1.02) 2.4 (0.34) 3.1 (0.48) 2.5 (0.44)
2-year 34.9 (1.14) 19.8 (0.69) 23.5 (1.20) 29.5 (1.08) 14.4 (0.62) 21.9 (1.16) 6.9 (0.42) 6.5 (0.40) 0.6 (0.10) 0.8 (0.12) 0.7 (0.11)
Less-than-2-year 38.6 (3.11) 21.9 (3.93) 22.2 (1.77) 29.6 (3.16) 18.2 (3.53) 14.4 (2.46) 5.0 (3.12) 4.7 (3.10) 0.4 (0.27) 1.6 (0.47) 0.9 (0.33)
                                             
Private, not-for-profit 64.8 (1.02) 44.5 (1.56) 47.2 (1.32) 53.9 (1.15) 22.1 (1.33) 44.8 (1.44) 34.8 (1.48) 33.4 (1.39) 6.0 (0.50) 5.9 (0.52) 4.0 (0.41)
4-year doctoral 60.2 (1.59) 40.9 (1.74) 46.8 (1.64) 49.9 (1.54) 17.0 (1.15) 44.2 (1.48) 35.1 (1.76) 34.1 (1.74) 7.6 (1.01) 6.5 (0.93) 4.7 (0.80)
Other 4-year 66.2 (1.33) 44.6 (2.23) 48.5 (1.78) 54.9 (1.58) 22.2 (1.94) 46.3 (2.02) 34.4 (2.11) 32.8 (1.95) 5.7 (0.63) 5.8 (0.68) 3.7 (0.52)
Less-than-4-year 71.2 (4.24) 57.3 (5.11) 37.2 (6.39) 61.0 (4.36) 41.7 (4.22) 34.4 (6.66) 36.4 (5.14) 35.9 (5.04) 2.9 (0.62) 4.6 (1.49) 3.5 (1.12)
                                             
Private, for-profit 83.1 (1.78) 78.5 (1.53) 22.3 (1.82) 58.9 (2.03) 53.3 (2.19) 14.6 (1.69) 62.7 (3.06) 61.2 (3.07) 6.1 (0.86) 0.3 (0.16) 0.3 (0.15)
2-year and above 81.8 (2.03) 77.9 (2.24) 25.4 (2.77) 54.0 (2.92) 45.6 (2.94) 19.3 (2.16) 69.5 (3.09) 68.5 (3.12) 6.0 (1.28) 0.3 (0.24) 0.3 (0.24)
Less-than-2-year 84.7 (2.75) 79.1 (1.97) 18.7 (2.41) 64.5 (2.44) 62.2 (2.45) 9.1 (1.83) 54.8 (6.25) 52.9 (6.32) 6.3 (1.11) 0.4 (0.19) 0.3 (0.18)
                                             
2003-04,
      all institutions
54.1 (0.79) 38.3 (0.76) 31.6 (0.59) 43.3 (0.72) 24.4 (0.59) 28.2 (0.57) 24.5 (0.23) 23.4 (0.23) 3.7 (0.17) 3.5 (0.17) 2.3 (0.12)
Public 46.9 (1.01) 31.2 (1.06) 28.3 (0.61) 37.7 (0.86) 20.3 (0.80) 25.8 (0.58) 15.9 (0.32) 15.0 (0.31) 2.0 (0.10) 3.0 (0.18) 1.9 (0.11)
4-year doctoral 60.1 (0.92) 44.5 (0.89) 35.5 (0.86) 42.8 (0.93) 21.7 (0.74) 31.2 (0.96) 39.1 (0.95) 37.2 (0.90) 4.8 (0.33) 4.4 (0.38) 2.9 (0.27)
Other 4-year 57.8 (2.31) 44.0 (2.18) 31.2 (2.15) 41.5 (2.63) 24.2 (1.87) 28.1 (1.96) 33.5 (1.49) 32.4 (1.42) 3.4 (0.53) 3.4 (0.54) 2.2 (0.41)
2-year 42.2 (1.17) 26.2 (1.21) 26.1 (0.73) 35.9 (0.95) 19.5 (0.90) 24.2 (0.70) 7.9 (0.35) 7.2 (0.32) 1.1 (0.10) 2.6 (0.21) 1.6 (0.13)
Less-than-2-year 41.6 (3.49) 20.5 (3.03) 28.5 (3.70) 32.6 (3.01) 16.3 (2.66) 19.8 (3.08) 6.2 (1.65) 4.7 (1.42) 1.7 (0.72) 3.5 (1.13) 1.1 (0.49)
                                             
Private, not-for-profit 76.8 (1.04) 53.2 (1.27) 55.8 (2.12) 63.9 (1.69) 26.5 (0.98) 52.5 (2.13) 44.2 (1.05) 41.9 (1.08) 8.6 (0.72) 8.9 (0.72) 6.4 (0.60)
4-year doctoral 73.5 (1.36) 46.4 (1.91) 61.0 (1.89) 63.7 (1.59) 20.0 (1.76) 57.6 (1.86) 42.2 (1.99) 39.2 (2.01) 11.0 (1.05) 13.3 (1.42) 8.8 (1.20)
Other 4-year 78.1 (1.32) 55.5 (2.15) 54.1 (2.78) 63.8 (2.25) 27.7 (1.65) 51.3 (2.93) 45.7 (1.78) 44.0 (1.80) 7.6 (0.86) 7.4 (0.82) 5.6 (0.69)
Less-than-4-year 78.5 (4.82) 63.1 (3.84) 47.3 (5.70) 67.2 (3.34) 48.6 (3.77) 40.1 (4.26) 35.5 (4.92) 30.7 (2.84) 8.2 (3.82) 3.7 (0.99) 2.8 (0.79)
                                             
Private, for-profit 89.7 (0.52) 83.1 (0.70) 32.1 (1.50) 67.5 (1.04) 56.8 (1.23) 20.5 (1.24) 75.8 (0.92) 74.2 (0.92) 12.3 (1.24) 1.8 (0.30) 1.1 (0.28)
2-year and above 91.1 (0.79) 83.9 (1.24) 35.7 (2.50) 69.1 (1.68) 56.4 (2.23) 24.2 (2.13) 78.4 (1.67) 77.0 (1.65) 13.2 (1.92) 1.5 (0.48) 1.1 (0.46)
Less-than-2-year 87.4 (0.69) 81.6 (1.07) 25.7 (0.87) 64.7 (0.55) 57.5 (0.88) 13.8 (1.02) 71.0 (1.59) 69.2 (1.66) 10.8 (0.51) 2.3 (0.13) 1.2 (0.12)
                                             
2007-08,                                            
all institutions 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) 2.7 (0.18)
Public 49.5 (2.02) 30.2 (1.58) 33.9 (1.14) 38.3 (1.57) 19.1 (1.00) 28.2 (1.05) 19.3 (0.50) 15.6 (0.44) 6.6 (0.20) 3.0 (0.23) 2.3 (0.18)
4-year doctoral 64.3 (0.90) 43.3 (1.14) 45.5 (0.67) 43.4 (0.64) 19.4 (0.54) 34.8 (0.61) 41.8 (0.92) 35.9 (0.94) 14.1 (0.53) 4.5 (0.38) 3.4 (0.30)
Other 4-year 59.7 (1.14) 42.6 (1.05) 36.4 (1.06) 42.4 (0.91) 25.1 (0.79) 27.6 (0.93) 33.7 (1.00) 28.6 (0.85) 10.5 (0.60) 3.4 (0.44) 2.5 (0.42)
2-year 44.5 (2.54) 25.2 (1.85) 30.9 (1.48) 36.5 (2.12) 18.0 (1.31) 26.9 (1.37) 12.0 (0.53) 9.0 (0.44) 4.3 (0.23) 2.6 (0.25) 2.0 (0.17)
Less-than-2-year 48.4 (4.55) 31.8 (3.12) 27.9 (6.02) 40.1 (3.33) 27.8 (2.64) 17.4 (3.45) 14.6 (1.89) 11.3 (1.97) 5.7 (1.22) # (†) # (†)
                                             
Private, not-for-profit 77.0 (1.69) 54.3 (1.23) 60.0 (1.38) 60.7 (1.49) 24.8 (0.98) 50.0 (1.21) 49.6 (1.24) 44.8 (1.02) 19.8 (0.92) 9.4 (0.73) 7.1 (0.63)
4-year doctoral 74.9 (1.89) 48.1 (1.69) 62.4 (1.64) 59.4 (1.67) 19.5 (1.24) 52.3 (1.66) 47.9 (1.61) 41.6 (1.79) 21.1 (1.22) 11.0 (1.23) 8.2 (1.04)
Other 4-year 78.6 (1.98) 57.5 (1.96) 60.1 (1.76) 62.3 (1.94) 26.5 (1.48) 50.8 (1.57) 51.4 (1.84) 47.5 (1.60) 19.0 (1.41) 9.0 (0.96) 6.8 (0.88)
Less-than-4-year 75.0 (4.05) 66.8 (3.91) 42.7 (5.44) 55.2 (3.32) 44.8 (3.55) 26.3 (4.11) 44.9 (1.91) 41.1 (2.09) 18.4 (2.51) 2.0 (0.68) 1.6 (0.52)
                                             
Private, for-profit 96.2 (0.28) 93.2 (0.39) 54.1 (1.55) 70.1 (1.10) 63.8 (1.05) 17.9 (1.70) 91.7 (0.46) 88.2 (0.45) 42.7 (1.59) 2.2 (0.31) 1.8 (0.31)
2-year and above 98.6 (0.26) 97.2 (0.42) 57.3 (1.92) 71.4 (1.21) 64.1 (1.30) 19.3 (2.48) 96.6 (0.31) 95.3 (0.40) 45.6 (1.99) 2.8 (0.41) 2.4 (0.41)
Less-than-2-year 89.1 (1.32) 81.5 (1.83) 45.0 (1.80) 66.3 (1.43) 62.9 (1.52) 13.6 (2.14) 77.4 (1.57) 67.2 (1.21) 34.5 (2.11) 0.1 (0.08) 0.1 (0.07)
†Not applicable.
#Rounds to zero.
1 Details on nonfederal work-study participants are not available.
2 Includes students who reported they were awarded aid, but did not specify the source of aid.
3 Includes Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense benefits.
4 The 2003-04 and 2007-08 loan estimates include Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS).
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 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, 1999-2000, 2003-04, and 2007-08 National Postsecondary Student Aid Studies (NPSAS:93, NPSAS:2000, NPSAS:04, and NPSAS:08). (This table was prepared November 2009.)
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