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Table 3. Among 2003–04 high school graduates who filed a FAFSA application for academic year 2004–05, the percentage who received a federal loan or Pell grant that year, by the level of postsecondary program first attended

Population characteristics Percentage of 2003–04 high school graduates who filed a FAFSA application for academic year 2004-05 and enrolled in that academic year in a postsecondary program, who:
Received a federal loan
or Pell grant, and:
Did not receive a federal
loan or Pell grant, and:
Did not attend a post- secondary program in 2004–05
Enrolled first in any post- secondary program Enrolled first in a four-year program Enrolled first in a two-year program Enrolled first in a less-than-
two year program
  Enrolled first in any post- secondary program Enrolled first in a four-year program Enrolled first in a two-year program Enrolled first in a less-than-
two year program
 
Total  64.56 46.18 17.45 0.94   25.48 15.52 9.63 0.33   9.96
                       
Sex                       
Female  66.53 46.46 18.77 1.31   25.04 14.60 10.09 0.36   8.42
Male  62.05 45.83 15.76 0.46   26.03 16.70 9.04 0.29   11.92
                       
Race ethnicity                       
White  63.91 48.43 15.02 0.46   28.56 18.36 10.04 0.15   7.53
Other racial/ethnic groups  65.71 42.21 21.72 1.78   20.04 10.50 8.90 0.64   14.25
Black  69.95 45.81 22.51 1.63   14.09 6.73 6.35 1.01   15.96
Hispanic  62.29 34.43 24.91 2.96   22.75 9.25 12.90 0.60 ! 14.96
Asian/Pacific Islander  65.70 50.06 15.37 0.27 ! 26.73 18.11 8.44 0.18 ! 7.58
                       
Family socio-economic status                       
Lowest quartile  68.43 36.84 29.31 2.29   12.80 3.84 8.71 0.25 ! 18.76
Second quartile  68.84 44.21 23.42 1.21   19.14 8.29 10.02 0.84   12.02
Third quartile  65.71 49.05 16.10 0.56   25.99 15.29 10.48 0.23 ! 8.30
Top quartile  57.36 51.35 5.85 0.16 ! 38.71 29.53 9.12 0.06 ! 3.94
                       
Type of high school                       
Public  64.93 45.60 18.34 0.99   24.50 14.24 9.95 0.31   10.57
Catholic  63.76 58.61 4.51 0.64   32.63 27.86 4.41 0.36 ! 3.61
Other private  54.35 42.25 12.11 #   41.36 30.51 10.07   4.29
                       
Locale                       
Urban  66.32 49.21 16.38 0.73   23.24 15.36 7.42 0.46   10.45
Suburban  62.92 45.02 16.82 1.09   27.64 16.14 11.19 0.31   9.44
Rural  65.53 44.43 20.20 0.90   23.97 14.38 9.42   10.50
! Interpret data with caution (estimates are unstable).
‡ Reporting standards not met (too few cases)
# Rounds to zero
NOTE: Federal loans received in 2004–05 includes only a Stafford Subsidized or Unsubsidized Loan or a Plus Loan. Subtotals of those who received a federal loan or grant may include some who attended an unknown type of institution. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Other racial/ethnic groups include American Indians/Alaskan Natives and persons of more than one race. High school type is for the last high school attended.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002/06).


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