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Table 361. Percentage of full-time and part-time undergraduates receiving federal aid, by aid program and control and level of institution: 2003-04 and 2007-08
Control and level of institution Number of undergrad-
uates1  (in thousands)
Percent receiving federal aid
Any federal aid Selected Title IV programs2
Any Title IV aid Pell SEOG3 CWS4 Perkins5 Stafford6 PLUS7
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
  2003-04
Full-time,
   full-year students
                                   
                                     
All institutions 7,679 (79.8) 60.7 (0.42) 59.6 (0.43) 32.2 (0.30) 10.2 (0.31) 10.7 (0.36) 7.3 (0.27) 45.3 (0.43) 6.7 (0.22)
Public 5,569 (72.0) 55.0 (0.41) 53.7 (0.42) 30.6 (0.38) 8.1 (0.36) 7.6 (0.27) 5.6 (0.26) 37.8 (0.41) 5.1 (0.22)
4-year doctoral 2,375 (30.0) 58.3 (0.68) 57.1 (0.71) 26.8 (0.77) 8.3 (0.48) 8.2 (0.36) 9.0 (0.39) 48.4 (0.76) 8.2 (0.37)
Other 4-year 1,201 (41.0) 64.7 (1.25) 63.9 (1.26) 34.3 (1.59) 8.4 (0.67) 10.3 (0.71) 6.8 (0.81) 50.7 (1.32) 6.0 (0.69)
2-year 1,967 (52.1) 45.1 (0.76) 43.6 (0.77) 32.7 (0.77) 7.7 (0.56) 5.2 (0.46) 0.9 (0.13) 17.5 (0.81) 1.0 (0.15)
Less-than-2-year 26 (2.2) 45.1 (2.95) 44.0 (3.01) 36.2 (2.14) 2.2 (0.74) 1.2 (0.59) (†) 16.6 (4.65) 0.3 (0.27)
                                     
Private, not-for-profit 1,623 (38.6) 72.4 (0.72) 71.8 (0.72) 30.5 (0.65) 14.6 (0.83) 23.5 (1.34) 14.3 (0.84) 60.9 (0.99) 11.5 (0.47)
4-year doctoral 653 (27.8) 65.7 (1.53) 64.9 (1.56) 22.8 (2.28) 11.5 (1.66) 22.9 (1.44) 18.3 (0.93) 54.9 (1.78) 12.0 (0.69)
Other 4-year 925 (33.9) 77.1 (1.17) 76.7 (1.18) 35.0 (1.70) 16.9 (1.05) 24.7 (1.95) 12.2 (1.34) 66.2 (1.88) 11.3 (0.76)
Less-than-4-year 45 (4.1) 71.4 (3.93) 69.8 (3.79) 47.7 (3.71) 12.4 (2.74) 8.5 (2.74) 1.2 (0.94) 40.5 (4.25) 8.0 (2.12)
                                     
Private, for-profit 487 (17.9) 87.2 (1.26) 86.4 (1.35) 57.2 (1.34) 20.1 (2.05) 3.1 (0.58) 2.5 (1.08) 79.2 (1.84) 8.8 (1.04)
2-year and above 355 (19.3) 89.3 (1.30) 88.2 (1.44) 57.7 (1.64) 19.1 (2.65) 3.8 (0.76) 3.1 (1.48) 83.3 (1.64) 9.0 (1.36)
Less-than-2-year 132 (3.8) 81.8 (1.72) 81.6 (1.72) 55.7 (1.26) 22.8 (1.67) 1.5 (0.33) 0.9 (0.45) 68.2 (3.73) 8.2 (0.74)
                                     
Part-time or
   part-year students
                                   
                                     
All institutions 11,375 (79.8) 38.3 (0.76) 36.1 (0.71) 23.8 (0.59) 4.7 (0.22) 2.3 (0.12) 1.3 (0.08) 23.0 (0.23) 1.4 (0.09)
Public 9,095 (74.6) 31.2 (1.06) 28.9 (0.98) 19.9 (0.80) 3.0 (0.20) 1.9 (0.11) 1.0 (0.08) 14.7 (0.31) 0.7 (0.06)
Private, not-for-profit 1,232 (36.9) 53.2 (1.27) 50.2 (1.28) 25.8 (0.91) 6.8 (0.52) 6.4 (0.60) 3.7 (0.39) 41.2 (1.10) 3.6 (0.45)
Private, for-profit 1,048 (20.4) 83.1 (0.70) 82.1 (0.71) 54.9 (1.11) 16.5 (1.49) 1.1 (0.28) 0.9 (0.41) 74.0 (0.95) 4.8 (0.44)
  2007-08
Full-time,
   full-year students
                                   
                                     
All institutions 8,220 (59.4) 63.0 (0.32) 62.0 (0.33) 32.6 (0.37) 8.7 (0.27) 10.3 (0.24) 5.6 (0.16) 48.7 (0.45) 7.2 (0.18)
Public 5,618 (39.9) 56.6 (0.34) 55.5 (0.35) 30.4 (0.40) 6.4 (0.28) 6.9 (0.21) 3.9 (0.15) 39.9 (0.40) 6.0 (0.20)
4-year doctoral 2,690 (25.7) 57.5 (0.78) 56.5 (0.77) 25.6 (0.37) 6.1 (0.24) 7.3 (0.31) 5.7 (0.24) 47.5 (0.63) 9.1 (0.37)
Other 4-year 1,162 (18.2) 65.7 (0.94) 64.8 (0.87) 34.1 (0.94) 7.5 (0.35) 8.4 (0.52) 4.7 (0.42) 50.7 (0.69) 6.3 (0.42)
2-year 1,738 (31.2) 49.2 (1.26) 47.7 (1.42) 35.1 (1.70) 6.1 (0.56) 5.4 (0.28) 0.4 (0.08) 21.3 (1.28) 1.1 (0.12)
Less-than-2-year 28 (3.1) 57.2 (4.34) 55.5 (4.42) 47.9 (5.15) 9.3 (5.67) # (†) (†) 23.1 (3.31) 1.2 (1.09)
                                     
Private, not-for-profit 1,864 (25.9) 70.0 (0.63) 69.2 (0.63) 27.5 (0.42) 12.7 (0.48) 23.7 (0.80) 12.7 (0.57) 59.4 (0.64) 11.6 (0.54)
4-year doctoral 928 (20.6) 65.5 (1.21) 64.4 (1.23) 22.1 (1.07) 11.1 (0.51) 23.3 (1.03) 15.1 (0.93) 55.4 (1.26) 11.8 (0.63)
Other 4-year 913 (17.8) 74.3 (1.13) 73.7 (1.13) 32.1 (1.26) 14.0 (0.79) 24.6 (1.35) 10.5 (0.71) 64.0 (1.36) 11.5 (0.87)
Less-than-4-year 23 (2.1) 88.0 (3.21) 86.9 (3.71) 59.8 (7.05) 22.7 (5.70) 4.1 (1.09) 1.0 (0.80) 40.9 (5.77) 9.6 (5.55)
                                     
Private, for-profit 738 (33.9) 93.6 (0.63) 93.4 (0.67) 62.0 (1.43) 16.0 (1.55) 1.8 (0.31) 1.1 (0.23) 88.5 (0.77) 5.6 (0.56)
2-year and above 611 (31.0) 94.5 (0.59) 94.3 (0.65) 59.8 (1.74) 14.7 (1.91) 2.1 (0.38) 1.3 (0.28) 92.8 (0.70) 4.8 (0.62)
Less-than-2-year 126 (7.2) 89.3 (1.66) 89.2 (1.71) 72.5 (1.91) 22.7 (2.11) 0.6 (0.26) 0.2 (0.14) 68.1 (2.75) 9.5 (1.14)
                                     
Part-time or
   part-year students
                                   
                                     
All institutions 12,708 (59.2) 38.6 (1.48) 37.1 (1.40) 23.9 (0.96) 4.4 (0.23) 2.7 (0.18) 1.0 (0.05) 25.3 (0.53) 1.5 (0.08)
Public 10,276 (39.9) 30.2 (1.58) 28.5 (1.48) 19.0 (0.99) 2.2 (0.13) 2.3 (0.18) 0.6 (0.04) 15.4 (0.42) 0.9 (0.06)
4-year doctoral 1,656 (25.6) 43.3 (1.14) 41.5 (1.10) 19.2 (0.54) 3.2 (0.25) 3.4 (0.30) 2.5 (0.20) 35.2 (0.92) 3.5 (0.29)
Other 4-year 1,182 (18.2) 42.6 (1.05) 40.2 (1.00) 24.9 (0.80) 2.6 (0.26) 2.5 (0.42) 1.4 (0.21) 28.4 (0.84) 1.5 (0.23)
2-year 7,374 (31.2) 25.2 (1.85) 23.7 (1.74) 17.9 (1.31) 1.9 (0.15) 2.0 (0.17) 0.1 (0.02) 8.9 (0.43) 0.2 (0.04)
Less-than-2-year 64 (3.1) 31.8 (3.12) 31.2 (3.21) 27.8 (2.64) 2.6 (2.07) # (†) # (†) 11.3 (1.97) # (†)
                                     
Private, not-for-profit 1,174 (25.9) 54.3 (1.23) 52.2 (1.28) 24.5 (0.96) 6.5 (0.54) 7.1 (0.63) 3.4 (0.42) 44.2 (1.00) 3.6 (0.48)
4-year doctoral 466 (20.6) 48.1 (1.69) 46.8 (1.69) 19.4 (1.26) 5.3 (0.62) 8.2 (1.04) 4.0 (0.75) 40.8 (1.80) 2.5 (0.26)
Other 4-year 641 (17.8) 57.5 (1.96) 54.7 (1.99) 26.3 (1.41) 6.8 (0.82) 6.8 (0.88) 3.2 (0.57) 47.0 (1.59) 4.5 (0.81)
Less-than-4-year 67 (2.1) 66.8 (3.91) 65.5 (4.04) 43.0 (3.58) 11.6 (2.93) 1.6 (0.52) 1.5 (1.16) 41.1 (2.12) 2.9 (1.28)
                                     
Private, for-profit 1,258 (33.9) 93.2 (0.39) 93.1 (0.39) 63.8 (1.05) 20.3 (1.71) 1.8 (0.31) 1.2 (0.20) 88.0 (0.44) 5.0 (0.49)
2-year and above 939 (31.0) 97.2 (0.42) 97.1 (0.43) 64.1 (1.30) 20.8 (2.27) 2.4 (0.41) 1.5 (0.27) 95.2 (0.40) 4.7 (0.66)
Less-than-2-year 319 (7.2) 81.5 (1.83) 81.3 (1.86) 62.8 (1.51) 18.9 (1.63) 0.1 (0.07) 0.4 (0.10) 66.7 (1.18) 5.8 (0.47)
†Not applicable.
#Rounds to zero.
‡Reporting standards not met (too few cases).
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 point during the year.
2 Title IV of the Higher Education Act.
3 Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants.
4 College Work Study. Prior to October 17, 1986, private, for-profit institutions were prohibited by law from spending CWS funds for on-campus work. Includes persons who participated in the program, but had no earnings.
5 Formerly National Direct Student Loans (NDSL).
6 Formerly Guaranteed Student Loans (GSL).
7 Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students.
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, 2003-04 and 2007-08 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:04 and NPSAS:08). (This table was prepared November 2009.)
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