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Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table 6.3b.  Average amount of financial aid awarded from any source per full-time, full-year undergraduate student, by type of aid and race/ethnicity: 2003–04

Type of aid and race/ethnicity Average per student
Any aid  
Total1 $9,900
White 9,900
Black 10,500
Hispanic 9,000
Asian/Pacific Islander 10,000
American Indian/Alaska Native 9,500
   
Grants  
Total1 $5,600
White 5,500
Black 5,700
Hispanic 5,400
Asian/Pacific Islander 6,700
American Indian/Alaska Native 5,400
   
Loans  
Total1 $7,300
White 7,400
Black 7,100
Hispanic 7,000
Asian/Pacific Islander 7,100
American Indian/Alaska Native 6,900
1 Total includes other race/ethnicity categories not separately shown.
NOTE: All dollar values are in 2003–04 dollars. Students may receive aid from multiple sources. Financial aid includes assistance in the form of grants, loans, work study, or any other type of aid, including PLUS loans (loans to parents). Data include undergraduates in degree-granting and non-degree-granting institutions. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2003–04 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:04).

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