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Table 392. Percentage of full-time, full-year undergraduates receiving financial aid, by type and source of aid and control and level of institution: Selected years, 1992-93 through 2007-08
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
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 58.7 (0.81) 45.6 (0.80) 37.9   (0.76) 48.9 (0.75) 29.4 (0.76) 34.0   (0.71) 32.3   (0.78) 31.3   (0.77) 2.7   (0.20) 10.2   (0.48) 6.8   (0.39)
Public 52.6 (1.03) 40.0 (0.98) 33.0   (0.88) 43.1 (0.94) 27.8 (0.83) 29.1   (0.79) 25.5   (0.89) 24.8   (0.88) 2.0   (0.22) 6.8   (0.43) 4.2   (0.30)
4-year doctoral 54.1 (1.18) 39.3 (1.17) 34.8   (0.81) 42.4 (1.02) 23.8 (0.96) 30.8   (0.74) 31.2   (1.05) 30.4   (1.04) 2.4   (0.26) 7.1   (0.55) 4.3   (0.37)
Other 4-year 57.1 (1.56) 46.1 (1.61) 37.4   (1.69) 46.1 (1.65) 32.1 (1.63) 32.4   (1.55) 32.2   (1.38) 31.1   (1.34) 2.8   (0.59) 9.5   (0.76) 5.4   (0.57)
2-year 47.2 (2.35) 36.0 (2.09) 27.0   (1.96) 41.9 (2.19) 29.9 (1.81) 24.3   (1.87) 12.1   (1.40) 11.7   (1.38) 0.7 ! (0.24) 4.1   (0.75) 3.0   (0.58)
Less-than-2-year 35.4 (7.28) 31.6 (7.27) 15.7 ! (6.50) 30.3 (5.52) 26.6 (5.70) 12.8 ! (5.75)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
                                                           
Private, nonprofit 70.2 (1.52) 53.4 (1.43) 58.0   (1.60) 62.9 (1.50) 27.7 (1.78) 54.1   (1.64) 45.4   (1.33) 43.6   (1.31) 5.0   (0.48) 22.2   (1.11) 15.9   (0.99)
4-year doctoral 63.6 (1.80) 44.5 (1.57) 54.8   (1.78) 56.1 (1.79) 17.3 (1.29) 51.8   (1.70) 40.5   (1.37) 38.5   (1.31) 6.1   (0.65) 18.9   (1.24) 13.2   (1.38)
Other 4-year 76.2 (2.07) 60.8 (2.07) 62.7   (2.66) 69.4 (2.07) 35.6 (2.77) 58.1   (2.81) 50.6   (2.17) 49.0   (2.20) 4.1   (0.77) 27.0   (1.61) 19.7   (1.47)
Less-than-4-year 73.9 (4.01) 63.9 (5.69) 42.0   (5.38) 61.3 (4.73) 47.3 (7.16) 35.4   (6.71) 39.7   (5.73) 38.1   (5.51) 2.5 ! (0.97) 4.6   (1.36) 3.0 ! (1.01)
                                                           
Private, for-profit 77.3 (2.53) 72.4 (2.76) 16.4   (2.97) 57.0 (2.67) 50.9 (2.69) 11.4   (2.75) 52.9   (3.87) 52.4   (3.87) 2.1 ! (0.66)   (†) 0.8 ! (0.36)
2-year and above 82.7 (3.43) 77.4 (4.27) 22.7   (5.67) 52.5 (4.19) 43.4 (4.13) 16.4 ! (5.15) 63.3   (4.16) 63.0   (4.18) 3.0 ! (1.41)   (†)   (†)
Less-than-2-year 73.2 (3.27) 68.6 (3.26) 11.5   (2.43) 60.4 (3.57) 56.7 (3.75) 7.5 ! (2.47) 45.0   (5.12) 44.3   (5.09) 1.5   (0.40)   (†) 0.2 ! (0.09)
                                                           
1999-2000, all institutions 72.5 (0.51) 57.7 (0.56) 51.8   (0.64) 58.7 (0.59) 30.3 (0.59) 48.3   (0.65) 45.4   (0.62) 44.3   (0.63) 6.8   (0.25) 11.2   (0.38) 8.5   (0.31)
Public 67.5 (0.64) 52.6 (0.68) 46.0   (0.72) 53.0 (0.70) 29.8 (0.69) 42.5   (0.72) 38.9   (0.74) 37.9   (0.75) 4.4   (0.24) 7.2   (0.36) 5.4   (0.30)
4-year doctoral 71.0 (0.65) 54.7 (0.70) 48.7   (0.74) 53.1 (0.70) 25.7 (0.72) 44.6   (0.71) 48.3   (0.76) 47.2   (0.78) 5.5   (0.36) 8.3   (0.46) 5.8   (0.38)
Other 4-year 75.0 (1.24) 62.2 (1.48) 50.0   (1.61) 57.7 (1.74) 34.5 (2.11) 46.2   (1.60) 49.1   (1.75) 48.2   (1.78) 4.5   (0.46) 10.4   (1.05) 7.7   (0.83)
2-year 58.2 (1.34) 43.8 (1.28) 40.0   (1.56) 49.9 (1.42) 32.1 (1.17) 37.7   (1.60) 20.5   (1.26) 19.6   (1.24) 3.1   (0.47) 3.8   (0.53) 3.4   (0.50)
Less-than-2-year 60.7 (5.94) 48.1 (6.42) 33.6   (4.81) 49.2 (6.35) 40.8 (6.85) 25.0   (5.05) 11.0 ! (4.14) 11.0 ! (4.14)   (†)   (†) #   (†)
                                                           
Private, nonprofit 84.0 (0.77) 67.6 (1.02) 71.6   (1.27) 74.7 (1.12) 27.7 (1.23) 68.9   (1.36) 59.3   (1.14) 57.7   (1.18) 13.4   (0.65) 24.4   (1.07) 18.8   (0.82)
4-year doctoral 78.8 (1.13) 62.3 (1.41) 69.4   (1.29) 69.7 (1.24) 22.4 (0.95) 66.4   (1.36) 57.3   (1.42) 55.5   (1.43) 15.1   (0.86) 24.7   (1.17) 20.9   (1.06)
Other 4-year 88.3 (1.12) 72.2 (1.53) 74.1   (2.12) 78.7 (1.81) 30.9 (2.13) 71.6   (2.27) 62.2   (1.79) 60.6   (1.87) 12.8   (1.01) 24.8   (1.75) 17.7   (1.26)
Less-than-4-year 81.1 (3.64) 62.6 (3.94) 61.5   (4.76) 73.9 (3.59) 40.0 (3.66) 59.4   (5.18) 40.3   (5.18) 40.2   (5.19) 5.0   (0.80) 15.1   (2.91) 10.9   (2.54)
                                                           
Private, for-profit 89.2 (1.25) 86.0 (1.50) 35.3   (3.45) 61.8 (2.49) 52.0 (2.95) 28.8   (3.14) 75.0   (2.87) 74.1   (2.93) 7.3   (1.69) 2.3 ! (0.84) 2.0 ! (0.83)
2-year and above 88.3 (1.60) 85.3 (1.90) 38.3   (4.46) 58.5 (2.99) 46.3 (3.47) 33.1   (4.01) 79.5   (2.77) 78.7   (2.80) 6.8 ! (2.15) 2.6 ! (1.03) 2.1 ! (1.00)
Less-than-2-year 91.7 (1.27) 88.3 (1.92) 26.1   (3.49) 71.9 (3.47) 69.9 (3.52) 15.6   (3.83) 61.0   (7.08) 59.9   (7.28) 8.9   (1.89)   (†)   (†)
                                                           
2003-04, all institutions 75.5 (0.56) 60.7 (0.42) 54.7   (0.68) 62.6 (0.51) 33.4 (0.29) 49.9   (0.64) 48.2   (0.45) 46.7   (0.44) 8.9   (0.31) 13.9   (0.41) 10.7   (0.36)
Public 70.3 (0.54) 55.0 (0.41) 48.8   (0.55) 56.3 (0.51) 31.6 (0.37) 44.3   (0.53) 40.5   (0.41) 39.0   (0.40) 5.9   (0.18) 10.1   (0.31) 7.6   (0.27)
4-year doctoral 75.6 (0.63) 58.3 (0.68) 55.4   (0.67) 59.3 (0.62) 28.1 (0.78) 50.8   (0.73) 51.7   (0.75) 50.2   (0.73) 7.4   (0.38) 11.1   (0.40) 8.2   (0.36)
Other 4-year 77.4 (1.36) 64.7 (1.25) 54.3   (1.23) 59.6 (1.74) 35.0 (1.54) 48.9   (1.21) 53.2   (1.33) 51.6   (1.32) 7.6   (0.52) 13.4   (0.77) 10.3   (0.71)
2-year 59.5 (0.86) 45.1 (0.76) 37.6   (1.02) 50.6 (0.96) 33.7 (0.75) 34.0   (1.01) 19.6   (0.80) 18.2   (0.80) 3.1   (0.22) 7.0   (0.54) 5.2   (0.46)
Less-than-2-year 65.7 (3.09) 45.1 (2.95) 37.9   (2.69) 51.7 (3.06) 36.4 (2.20) 24.9   (2.59) 17.5   (4.55) 16.8   (4.64) 2.9 ! (0.88) 2.4 ! (1.00) 1.2 ! (0.59)
                                                           
Private, nonprofit 88.4 (0.74) 72.4 (0.72) 78.3   (1.77) 81.2 (0.92) 31.9 (0.64) 74.6   (1.81) 64.9   (1.04) 63.1   (1.00) 16.8   (0.97) 29.8   (1.49) 23.5   (1.34)
4-year doctoral 83.9 (1.02) 65.7 (1.53) 76.0   (1.43) 75.9 (1.16) 24.2 (2.24) 72.2   (1.38) 60.3   (1.59) 58.4   (1.59) 17.5   (1.71) 28.1   (1.42) 22.9   (1.44)
Other 4-year 91.6 (1.11) 77.1 (1.17) 80.7   (2.87) 85.2 (1.48) 36.6 (1.64) 77.2   (2.99) 69.1   (1.95) 67.6   (1.90) 16.6   (1.35) 31.9   (2.18) 24.7   (1.95)
Less-than-4-year 86.2 (3.04) 71.4 (3.93) 62.2   (4.94) 75.4 (3.74) 49.4 (4.06) 55.4   (5.88) 44.2   (4.56) 41.5   (4.18) 9.1 ! (3.53) 10.2 ! (3.20) 8.5 ! (2.74)
                                                           
Private, for-profit 92.4 (0.86) 87.2 (1.26) 44.1   (2.44) 72.6 (1.46) 58.9 (1.29) 31.6   (2.43) 80.6   (1.83) 79.5   (1.85) 16.3   (1.66) 3.7   (0.69) 3.1   (0.58)
2-year and above 94.0 (0.91) 89.3 (1.30) 48.5   (3.23) 73.8 (1.93) 58.7 (1.65) 36.3   (3.15) 84.5   (1.62) 83.7   (1.64) 17.5   (2.14) 4.5   (0.90) 3.8   (0.76)
Less-than-2-year 88.0 (1.15) 81.8 (1.72) 32.5   (1.45) 69.2 (0.98) 59.5 (1.11) 19.0   (1.98) 70.2   (3.73) 68.4   (3.73) 13.1   (1.34) 1.6   (0.31) 1.5   (0.33)
                                                           
2007-08,5 all institutions 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) 10.6   (0.22)
Public 75.4 (0.33) 58.8 (0.35) 57.9   (0.39) 59.3 (0.38) 32.5 (0.29) 49.6   (0.40) 46.0   (0.33) 42.5   (0.33) 14.2   (0.24) 9.5   (0.25) 7.1   (0.22)
4-year doctoral 77.8 (0.40) 59.6 (0.48) 62.8   (0.49) 59.9 (0.54) 27.9 (0.38) 53.9   (0.53) 54.6   (0.50) 50.7   (0.50) 17.4   (0.37) 10.2   (0.35) 7.6   (0.32)
Other 4-year 82.5 (0.58) 67.9 (0.67) 62.3   (0.79) 63.5 (0.80) 36.0 (0.65) 52.3   (0.83) 56.7   (0.71) 53.5   (0.71) 16.2   (0.60) 11.5   (0.59) 8.7   (0.45)
2-year 66.9 (0.69) 51.4 (0.73) 47.5   (0.79) 55.5 (0.63) 37.3 (0.65) 41.3   (0.76) 25.5   (0.59) 22.3   (0.57) 7.8   (0.37) 7.1   (0.36) 5.5   (0.29)
Less-than-2-year 69.1 (3.87) 58.6 (3.84) 33.0   (4.74) 56.6 (3.58) 50.0 (3.97) 16.1   (2.88) 26.5   (4.79) 23.6   (4.33) 10.7   (2.75) #   (†) #   (†)
                                                           
Private, nonprofit 89.8 (0.56) 72.2 (0.64) 82.5   (0.80) 81.5 (0.82) 30.0 (0.44) 76.6   (1.01) 67.1   (0.63) 63.3   (0.58) 29.9   (0.71) 31.4   (1.03) 24.5   (0.83)
4-year doctoral 85.8 (0.93) 67.8 (1.20) 79.1   (1.14) 76.9 (1.17) 25.1 (1.05) 73.2   (1.42) 63.9   (1.19) 59.7   (1.21) 29.5   (1.01) 29.8   (1.13) 24.2   (1.06)
Other 4-year 93.9 (0.71) 76.2 (1.09) 86.5   (1.07) 86.4 (1.06) 34.1 (1.19) 80.8   (1.37) 70.9   (1.14) 67.6   (1.17) 30.6   (1.03) 33.7   (1.77) 25.3   (1.37)
Less-than-4-year 93.8 (2.01) 88.8 (2.95) 58.7   (7.48) 73.6 (5.18) 63.0 (6.84) 46.8   (6.64) 44.6   (6.58) 41.4   (6.20) 19.2   (5.61) 4.9   (1.07) 4.2   (1.13)
                                                           
Private, for-profit 92.8 (0.67) 85.1 (1.21) 59.7   (1.55) 66.8 (1.42) 54.8 (1.41) 26.3   (1.60) 84.4   (1.11) 78.2   (1.23) 42.5   (1.58) 1.9   (0.29) 1.6   (0.28)
2-year and above 92.5 (0.79) 84.4 (1.41) 61.5   (1.78) 65.3 (1.64) 51.5 (1.63) 27.9   (1.87) 85.6   (1.27) 80.2   (1.34) 43.7   (1.87) 2.1   (0.34) 1.8   (0.33)
Less-than-2-year 94.3 (0.85) 88.9 (1.71) 50.2   (2.53) 75.1 (1.87) 72.3 (1.88) 17.9   (2.11) 78.0   (1.79) 67.7   (3.00) 35.8   (1.43) 0.8 ! (0.28) 0.6 ! (0.28)
†Not applicable.
#Rounds to zero.
!Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 and 50 percent.
‡Reporting standards not met. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 50 percent or greater.
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 data include Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS).
5 Data have been revised from previously published figures.
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.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 1992-93, 1999-2000, 2003-04, and 2007-08 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:93, NPSAS:2000, NPSAS:04, and NPSAS:08). (This table was prepared July 2013.)
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