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Title:  Trends in Pell Grant Receipt and the Characteristics of Pell Grant Recipients: Selected Years, 1999-2000 to 2011-12
Description: Using data from the 1999-2000, 2003-04, 2007-08, and 2011-12 administrations of the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, these Web Tables present trends in the receipt of federal Pell Grants and among Pell Grant recipients. Data include the percentages of Pell Grant recipients and the average Pell Grant amount received each survey year, as well as the average total price of attendance in 2011-12. Also shown are the percentages of Pell Grant recipients who took out student loans or received state or institutional grants and the average amounts received from these sources. The average percentage ratios of Pell Grant amount, grant aid and total aid to the total price of attendance among Pell Grant recipients are also included. Data are presented by selected student and enrollment characteristics, such as age, sex, race/ethnicity, dependency status, family income, attendance status, class level, degree program, employment status, parentsí education, and by type of institution attended.
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Cover Date: September 2015
Web Release: September 9, 2015
Publication #: NCES 2015601
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Nicole Ifill and Justine Hufford, RTI International
Type of Product: Tables
Survey/Program Areas: National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS)
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Questions: For questions about the content of this Tables, please contact:
Aurora M. D'Amico.