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Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Minorities
NCES 2010-015
July 2010


Table 25.

Percentage of full-time, full-year undergraduates receiving financial aid and average amount of aid, by race/ethnicity and type of aid: 200708


  Percent receiving aid    
Race/ethnicity Any aid Grants Loans   Any aid Grants Loans
Total1 79.5 64.4 53.3   $12,700 $7,100 $9,500
White 77.2 60.5 52.6   12,900 7,100 9,800
Black 91.9 79.5 70.1   13,500 7,000 8,900
Hispanic 85.2 74.0 49.2   11,400 6,500 9,000
Asian 68.3 55.8 37.0   12,600 8,800 8,800
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 80.3 68.4 53.1   13,400 6,100 11,100
American Indian/Alaska Native 85.2 76.0 47.6   10,900 6,700 8,000
Two or more races 82.7 67.0 57.6   13,600 8,200 8,900
1 Total includes other race/ethnicity categories not separately shown.
NOTE: Students may receive aid from multiple sources. Estimates include 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, 2007–08 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:08).
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