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Table 397. Amount borrowed, aid status, and sources of aid for part-time or part-year postbaccalaureate students, by level of study and control and level of institution: Selected years, 1992-93 through 2007-08
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
Level of study,
control and level of institution
Cumulative borrowing for undergraduate and graduate education1 Aid status (percent of students)
Nonaided Source of aid
Percent who borrowed Average amount for those who borrowed (in current dollars) Any aid2 Federal3 State Institutional Employer
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1992-93, all institutions --- (†) --- (†) 71.3   (0.84) 28.7 (0.84) 10.8 (0.48) 1.9   (0.19) 12.7 (0.65) 16.7   (0.69)
Master's degree --- (†) --- (†) 71.7   (0.93) 28.3 (0.93) 10.5 (0.56) 1.6   (0.21) 11.1 (0.67) 18.7   (0.85)
Public --- (†) --- (†) 73.9   (0.99) 26.1 (0.99) 10.1 (0.64) 2.5   (0.36) 11.7 (0.79) 14.6   (0.90)
4-year doctoral --- (†) --- (†) 69.6   (1.28) 30.4 (1.28) 11.9 (0.80) 2.5   (0.43) 15.3 (1.03) 14.6   (1.06)
Other 4-year --- (†) --- (†) 81.2   (1.59) 18.8 (1.59) 6.9 (0.99) 2.4   (0.56) 5.5 (1.01) 14.4   (1.30)
Private --- (†) --- (†) 68.6   (1.73) 31.4 (1.73) 11.1 (0.95) 0.4 ! (0.14) 10.3 (1.02) 24.4   (1.25)
4-year doctoral --- (†) --- (†) 66.9   (1.96) 33.1 (1.96) 12.1 (1.30) 0.4 ! (0.16) 12.1 (1.43) 25.1   (1.65)
Other 4-year --- (†) --- (†) 71.7   (2.92) 28.3 (2.92) 9.3 (1.25) 0.6 ! (0.27) 6.9 (1.13) 23.1   (2.32)
                                       
Doctor's degree --- (†) --- (†) 56.2   (2.41) 43.8 (2.41) 8.6 (1.07) 3.5   (0.83) 33.1 (2.18) 12.0   (1.53)
Public --- (†) --- (†) 56.1   (2.58) 43.9 (2.58) 8.5 (1.19) 4.4   (1.23) 33.3 (2.48) 12.9   (1.63)
Private --- (†) --- (†) 56.4   (4.85) 43.6 (4.85) 8.9 (2.03) 1.6 ! (0.69) 32.6 (4.21) 10.2 ! (3.19)
                                       
First-professional --- (†) --- (†) 42.6   (3.20) 57.4 (3.20) 44.9 (3.10) 3.3   (0.70) 25.7 (2.26) 6.1   (1.16)
Public --- (†) --- (†) 50.8   (5.23) 49.2 (5.23) 42.9 (4.44) 3.6 ! (1.19) 22.2 (3.54) 5.1 ! (1.87)
Private --- (†) --- (†) 37.8   (3.98) 62.2 (3.98) 46.1 (4.24) 3.2   (0.88) 27.8 (2.91) 6.7   (1.50)
                                       
Other graduate --- (†) --- (†) 79.7   (1.50) 20.3 (1.50) 7.7 (0.83) 1.7   (0.45) 8.4 (0.97) 13.4   (1.17)
                                       
1999-2000, all institutions --- (†) --- (†) 52.1   (0.77) 47.9 (0.77) 18.1 (0.60) 1.6   (0.19) 15.9 (0.55) 20.3   (0.67)
Master's degree --- (†) --- (†) 50.3   (0.92) 49.7 (0.92) 18.6 (0.73) 1.4   (0.21) 14.2 (0.68) 23.2   (0.84)
Public --- (†) --- (†) 53.7   (1.30) 46.3 (1.30) 15.9 (0.92) 2.0   (0.33) 15.3 (0.95) 20.6   (1.15)
4-year doctoral --- (†) --- (†) 50.3   (1.61) 49.7 (1.61) 17.1 (1.12) 2.0   (0.43) 17.9 (1.22) 21.5   (1.40)
Other 4-year --- (†) --- (†) 61.5   (2.03) 38.5 (2.03) 13.3 (1.54) 2.0   (0.49) 9.5 (1.43) 18.6   (2.04)
Private --- (†) --- (†) 45.9   (1.28) 54.1 (1.28) 22.0 (1.14) 0.6 ! (0.22) 12.7 (0.95) 26.5   (1.20)
4-year doctoral --- (†) --- (†) 43.6   (1.48) 56.4 (1.48) 23.1 (1.40) 0.8 ! (0.32) 14.7 (1.16) 25.9   (1.33)
Other 4-year --- (†) --- (†) 50.6   (2.47) 49.4 (2.47) 19.7 (1.97)   (†) 8.4 (1.53) 27.7   (2.41)
                                       
Doctor's degree --- (†) --- (†) 45.5   (1.68) 54.5 (1.68) 14.5 (1.30) 1.0 ! (0.33) 37.8 (1.69) 13.9   (1.30)
Public --- (†) --- (†) 46.4   (2.13) 53.6 (2.13) 12.8 (1.16) 1.5 ! (0.48) 40.8 (2.01) 12.2   (1.30)
Private --- (†) --- (†) 43.4   (2.66) 56.6 (2.66) 18.1 (3.18) #   (†) 31.4 (2.97) 17.5   (2.96)
                                       
First-professional --- (†) --- (†) 22.2   (2.29) 77.8 (2.29) 58.1 (4.76) 5.2   (1.35) 28.3 (2.81) 10.1   (1.90)
Public --- (†) --- (†) 20.6   (4.87) 79.4 (4.87) 60.7 (6.96) 6.6 ! (3.17) 23.9 (5.65)   (†)
Private --- (†) --- (†) 22.8   (2.56) 77.2 (2.56) 57.0 (6.00) 4.6 ! (1.40) 30.1 (3.19) 11.5   (2.22)
                                       
Other graduate --- (†) --- (†) 58.9   (2.85) 41.1 (2.85) 16.8 (2.46) 1.5 ! (0.74) 9.1 (1.52) 18.6   (2.40)
                                       
2003-04, all institutions 60.6 (0.87) $30,150 (733) 35.7   (1.08) 64.3 (1.08) 30.0 (1.05) 1.9   (0.36) 19.6 (0.83) 25.7   (0.92)
Master's degree 62.3 (1.15) 28,710 (828) 33.9   (1.27) 66.1 (1.27) 32.8 (1.22) 1.9   (0.46) 17.7 (1.17) 27.4   (1.19)
Public 58.9 (1.45) 24,720 (730) 37.5   (1.64) 62.5 (1.64) 26.6 (1.43) 2.2   (0.44) 22.1 (1.25) 24.9   (1.27)
4-year doctoral 58.4 (1.53) 25,480 (745) 36.1   (1.52) 63.9 (1.52) 27.2 (1.35) 2.2   (0.43) 24.1 (1.38) 24.8   (1.45)
Other 4-year 60.5 (2.97) 22,640 (2,063) 41.3   (4.27) 58.7 (4.27) 24.9 (3.99)   (†) 16.7 (2.35) 25.1   (3.34)
Private 66.2 (1.89) 32,790 (1,467) 29.7   (1.79) 70.3 (1.79) 39.8 (2.03)   (†) 12.6 (2.11) 30.3   (1.99)
4-year doctoral 66.3 (2.61) 32,790 (1,724) 30.6   (2.58) 69.4 (2.58) 39.2 (3.57)   (†) 15.0 (2.78) 28.2   (2.65)
Other 4-year 66.1 (3.52) 32,790 (2,592) 28.8   (3.19) 71.2 (3.19) 40.6 (4.10)   (†) 9.7 (2.52) 32.7   (3.32)
                                       
Doctor's degree 55.2 (1.60) 42,070 (2,120) 28.1   (1.68) 71.9 (1.68) 22.0 (1.99) 2.0   (0.35) 46.3 (1.74) 19.6   (1.72)
Public 50.4 (1.82) 34,220 (1,381) 25.6   (1.31) 74.4 (1.31) 18.3 (1.78) 2.6   (0.51) 55.7 (1.38) 17.4   (1.02)
Private 63.9 (2.95) 53,370 (4,432) 32.6   (3.74) 67.4 (3.74) 28.7 (4.07)   (†) 29.3 (3.30) 23.4   (4.33)
                                       
First-professional 71.3 (3.28) 51,040 (5,836) 25.1   (3.55) 74.9 (3.55) 52.8 (4.43) 6.5   (1.82) 23.1 (4.34) 14.1   (2.59)
Public 81.9 (5.27) 62,800 (7,809) 22.2   (5.45) 77.8 (5.45) 61.1 (6.94)   (†) 31.4 (5.65) 9.9 ! (3.88)
Private 68.8 (3.90) 47,730 (6,596) 25.8   (4.35) 74.2 (4.35) 50.8 (5.42) 7.4 ! (2.37) 21.2 (5.60) 15.1   (3.17)
                                       
Other graduate 54.9 (2.43) 23,210 (1,183) 49.6   (2.80) 50.4 (2.80) 18.8 (2.79) 1.1 ! (0.46) 10.5 (1.39) 25.6   (2.20)
                                       
2007-08,4 all institutions 66.8 (0.76) $36,230 (840) 33.1   (0.84) 66.9 (0.84) 32.0 (0.71) 2.0   (0.50) 18.8 (0.65) 27.2   (0.93)
Master's degree 67.2 (1.08) 34,030 (906) 30.9   (1.09) 69.1 (1.09) 34.4 (0.98) 2.2 ! (0.68) 16.0 (0.71) 29.8   (1.22)
Public 65.1 (1.30) 30,860 (702) 34.2   (1.38) 65.8 (1.38) 29.7 (0.94) 1.7   (0.37) 18.1 (0.91) 27.8   (1.42)
4-year doctoral 65.2 (1.38) 31,420 (815) 32.2   (1.59) 67.8 (1.59) 29.6 (1.17) 1.9   (0.47) 20.5 (1.14) 29.3   (1.70)
Other 4-year 64.7 (3.08) 29,080 (1,639) 40.6   (2.99) 59.4 (2.99) 29.7 (2.67) 1.2   (0.48) 10.4 (1.40) 22.7   (2.56)
Private 69.4 (1.56) 37,010 (1,513) 27.6   (1.58) 72.4 (1.58) 39.1 (1.49) 2.7 ! (1.32) 13.8 (1.11) 31.8   (1.85)
4-year doctoral 66.7 (1.36) 37,220 (905) 28.9   (1.51) 71.1 (1.51) 34.2 (1.52) 1.5   (0.40) 16.0 (1.28) 32.8   (1.20)
Other5 73.8 (3.28) 36,710 (3,266) 25.3   (3.20) 74.7 (3.20) 46.9 (2.93)   (†) 10.2 (1.64) 30.1   (4.48)
                                       
Doctor's degree 64.7 (3.45) 52,060 (5,370) 20.2   (1.91) 79.8 (1.91) 32.1 (4.93) 1.6   (0.33) 48.2 (3.15) 19.2   (1.71)
Public 54.8 (1.93) 36,730 (1,352) 23.4   (1.55) 76.6 (1.55) 18.0 (1.20) 2.2   (0.41) 60.1 (1.76) 19.6   (1.42)
Private 77.9 (5.54) 66,300 (9,050) 15.9   (3.88) 84.1 (3.88) 50.7 (9.05)   (†) 32.6 (5.14) 18.6   (4.05)
                                       
First-professional 82.2 (2.40) 64,430 (3,817) 14.2   (2.50) 85.8 (2.50) 63.8 (4.51) 3.8 ! (1.49) 31.3 (3.37) 16.3   (2.17)
Public 76.7 (5.12) 63,520 (5,656) 11.4   (4.88) 88.6 (4.88) 64.1 (7.15) 8.1 ! (3.15) 32.3 (5.88) 16.0   (3.67)
Private 85.2 (2.49) 64,860 (5,310) 15.7   (3.06) 84.3 (3.06) 63.6 (6.06)   (†) 30.8 (4.56) 16.5   (2.81)
                                       
Other graduate 63.9 (2.68) 28,950 (1,970) 56.1   (3.06) 43.9 (3.06) 16.1 (1.59) 1.2   (0.32) 7.5 (1.09) 23.4   (2.79)
---Not available.
†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 Includes all loans ever taken out for both graduate and undergraduate education. Does not include Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS) or loans from families and friends.
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 Data have been revised from previously published figures.
5 Includes nonprofit 4-year nondoctoral institutions and for-profit 2-year-and-above institutions.
NOTE: Total includes some students whose level of study was unknown. 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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