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Table 386. Percentage of undergraduates receiving financial aid, by type and source of aid and selected student characteristics: 2007-08
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
Selected student characteristic Number of under-graduates1  (in thousands) Any aid Grants Loans Work study
Total2  Federal3  Nonfederal Total Federal Nonfederal Total4  Federal4  Nonfederal Total5 
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
All undergraduates 20,762 65.6 (0.30) 48.5 (0.18) 47.3 (0.33) 51.4 (0.32) 28.0   (0.14) 37.7 (0.35) 39.1 (0.12) 35.1 (0.08) 14.9 (0.21) 7.2 (0.15)
Sex                                            
Male 8,922 61.2 (0.47) 43.4 (0.40) 45.0 (0.50) 46.4 (0.47) 22.1   (0.30) 36.3 (0.50) 35.2 (0.40) 31.2 (0.39) 13.8 (0.27) 7.0 (0.20)
Female 11,840 68.8 (0.36) 52.4 (0.31) 49.1 (0.38) 55.2 (0.37) 32.5   (0.26) 38.7 (0.41) 42.0 (0.29) 38.1 (0.29) 15.7 (0.29) 7.3 (0.17)
                                             
Race/ethnicity                                            
White 12,709 63.5 (0.41) 44.8 (0.31) 47.2 (0.38) 47.9 (0.40) 21.1   (0.27) 37.7 (0.41) 39.0 (0.30) 35.0 (0.29) 15.1 (0.29) 7.1 (0.18)
Black 2,992 75.9 (0.74) 63.0 (0.84) 49.8 (0.73) 62.8 (0.75) 46.1   (0.73) 37.6 (0.77) 49.5 (0.92) 45.6 (0.92) 17.6 (0.56) 7.0 (0.34)
Hispanic 2,966 69.0 (0.78) 53.7 (0.79) 47.7 (0.80) 57.9 (0.79) 39.9   (0.72) 38.3 (0.79) 34.5 (0.73) 30.2 (0.71) 13.9 (0.43) 6.9 (0.33)
Asian 1,220 52.5 (1.13) 36.6 (1.01) 41.0 (1.06) 42.4 (1.01) 22.9   (0.75) 35.0 (0.95) 25.8 (1.00) 22.6 (0.98) 9.3 (0.58) 8.3 (0.50)
American Indian/
    Alaska Native
173 70.4 (2.96) 54.5 (3.08) 48.0 (2.88) 60.4 (3.06) 39.3   (3.35) 41.5 (2.81) 35.9 (3.55) 32.3 (3.62) 12.1 (2.47) 5.1 (0.88)
Pacific Islander 149 62.8 (3.73) 43.7 (3.93) 43.9 (3.44) 51.3 (3.72) 28.8   (3.79) 36.1 (3.13) 33.5 (3.48) 29.5 (3.43) 11.6 (1.66) 7.4 (1.40)
Other 61 64.0 (4.63) 46.9 (3.77) 41.9 (4.66) 49.2 (4.23) 31.4   (2.78) 32.2 (4.06) 36.5 (4.03) 31.9 (3.54) 14.1 (3.08) 5.7 (1.53)
Two or more races 493 67.8 (1.50) 53.7 (1.44) 49.3 (1.56) 53.1 (1.53) 31.4   (1.28) 40.0 (1.48) 41.7 (1.42) 38.7 (1.41) 14.5 (1.07) 11.2 (0.98)
                                             
Age                                            
15 to 23 years old 12,096 67.0 (0.33) 50.1 (0.25) 50.9 (0.37) 52.4 (0.38) 25.9   (0.22) 42.0 (0.38) 41.0 (0.24) 36.9 (0.24) 15.7 (0.23) 10.3 (0.21)
24 to 29 years old 3,722 66.2 (0.69) 52.2 (0.57) 42.5 (0.72) 51.6 (0.65) 36.1   (0.52) 30.0 (0.69) 41.8 (0.55) 37.2 (0.50) 16.2 (0.54) 3.6 (0.20)
30 years old or over 4,944 61.5 (0.63) 41.9 (0.51) 42.2 (0.67) 48.8 (0.62) 27.0   (0.44) 32.8 (0.63) 32.5 (0.41) 29.3 (0.39) 11.8 (0.42) 2.2 (0.15)
                                             
Marital status                                            
Not married6  16,463 66.4 (0.35) 50.1 (0.24) 48.6 (0.35) 52.5 (0.35) 28.8   (0.18) 39.0 (0.35) 40.7 (0.20) 36.5 (0.16) 15.5 (0.23) 8.4 (0.17)
Married 3,886 60.8 (0.68) 40.4 (0.63) 42.1 (0.70) 45.1 (0.70) 21.7   (0.48) 32.6 (0.74) 31.5 (0.56) 28.3 (0.57) 11.9 (0.45) 2.4 (0.17)
Separated 414 76.2 (1.63) 63.8 (1.77) 46.6 (2.04) 67.0 (1.87) 54.7   (1.90) 32.2 (1.92) 48.0 (1.80) 43.9 (1.77) 17.6 (1.52) 3.1 (0.48)
                                             
Attendance status7                                             
Full-time, full-year 7,650 80.3 (0.28) 64.3 (0.32) 63.7 (0.36) 65.1 (0.36) 34.0   (0.27) 53.5 (0.40) 54.4 (0.32) 50.6 (0.31) 20.4 (0.31) 13.7 (0.28)
Part-time or part-year 13,112 56.9 (0.45) 39.3 (0.30) 37.8 (0.46) 43.4 (0.46) 24.5   (0.29) 28.4 (0.45) 30.1 (0.22) 26.1 (0.19) 11.6 (0.28) 3.4 (0.16)
                                             
Dependency status and
   family income
                                           
Dependent 10,652 66.6 (0.55) 49.0 (0.60) 52.0 (0.72) 51.3 (0.74) 22.9   (0.88) 43.3 (0.91) 41.3 (0.70) 37.2 (0.73) 16.0 (1.50) 11.0 (2.07)
Less than $20,000 1,263 80.9 (0.84) 71.9 (0.85) 57.2 (0.95) 76.9 (0.87) 68.6   (0.87) 49.9 (0.98) 40.4 (0.92) 36.9 (0.89) 12.6 (0.58) 12.0 (0.54)
$20,000-$39,999 1,836 77.9 (0.78) 68.5 (0.78) 58.7 (0.78) 71.2 (0.80) 59.4   (0.78) 51.2 (0.82) 45.0 (0.74) 42.1 (0.71) 15.0 (0.47) 14.5 (0.51)
$40,000-$59,999 1,793 66.8 (0.78) 49.9 (0.77) 54.4 (0.80) 52.9 (0.77) 24.2   (0.62) 45.8 (0.79) 43.9 (0.75) 39.8 (0.71) 17.4 (0.57) 12.5 (0.47)
$60,000-$79,999 1,566 63.2 (0.85) 42.2 (0.76) 50.7 (0.93) 40.9 (0.90) 1.6   (0.18) 40.4 (0.90) 43.9 (0.78) 39.2 (0.79) 18.2 (0.62) 10.9 (0.52)
$80,000-$99,999 1,321 63.0 (0.89) 40.5 (0.76) 50.8 (0.95) 41.0 (0.92) 0.5 ! (0.16) 41.0 (0.92) 43.4 (0.78) 38.3 (0.77) 18.9 (0.66) 10.2 (0.61)
$100,000 or more 2,873 56.3 (0.62) 33.6 (0.52) 45.4 (0.61) 36.6 (0.63) 0.5   (0.08) 36.5 (0.63) 35.1 (0.55) 30.9 (0.52) 14.8 (0.39) 7.9 (0.30)
Independent 10,110 64.5 (0.75) 48.0 (0.75) 42.4 (1.20) 51.5 (0.92) 33.4   (0.83) 31.7 (1.59) 36.8 (0.76) 33.0 (0.76) 13.7 (2.44) 3.2 (4.25)
Less than $10,000 2,341 73.9 (0.66) 63.1 (0.69) 45.2 (0.82) 66.8 (0.66) 58.1   (0.61) 32.5 (0.79) 45.2 (0.74) 40.3 (0.76) 16.1 (0.62) 6.4 (0.34)
$10,000-$19,999 1,750 71.2 (0.92) 61.8 (0.90) 42.3 (0.89) 62.0 (0.89) 52.0   (0.82) 30.1 (0.80) 45.7 (0.90) 41.7 (0.87) 15.8 (0.73) 3.6 (0.34)
$20,000-$29,999 1,529 68.4 (1.05) 54.5 (1.00) 42.0 (1.09) 50.7 (1.08) 34.3   (0.86) 30.0 (0.92) 40.9 (0.86) 36.7 (0.88) 15.2 (0.71) 2.9 (0.29)
$30,000-$49,999 2,049 62.7 (1.05) 44.3 (0.93) 43.5 (1.07) 48.8 (1.10) 28.1   (0.91) 33.3 (1.03) 34.9 (0.79) 31.5 (0.78) 13.1 (0.66) 1.7 (0.16)
$50,000 or more 2,442 49.6 (0.84) 22.6 (0.76) 39.0 (0.77) 32.0 (0.76) 0.3 ! (0.09) 31.9 (0.75) 21.4 (0.63) 18.7 (0.65) 9.3 (0.49) 1.1 (0.16)
                                             
Housing status8                                             
School-owned 2,794 80.5 (0.52) 62.0 (0.52) 70.2 (0.63) 66.9 (0.61) 24.7   (0.45) 62.3 (0.65) 59.2 (0.55) 55.1 (0.51) 22.3 (0.54) 22.8 (0.56)
Off-campus, not with
   parents
11,445 65.3 (0.41) 48.4 (0.34) 44.8 (0.45) 50.9 (0.43) 30.0   (0.27) 34.2 (0.47) 38.6 (0.26) 34.8 (0.23) 14.5 (0.30) 4.3 (0.15)
With parents 4,931 56.1 (0.56) 39.1 (0.49) 39.8 (0.58) 43.5 (0.55) 24.8   (0.38) 31.7 (0.51) 26.3 (0.51) 22.3 (0.46) 10.7 (0.35) 4.8 (0.24)
!Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 and 50 percent.
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. Data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2007-08 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:08). (This table was prepared July 2013.)
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