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Table 5. Among 2003–04 high school graduates who filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for academic year 2004–05, the percentage who received a federal loan, by funding status, postsecondary enrollment status and level: 2004–05

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, and: Did not receive a federal loan, 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  47.32 39.61 7.04 0.68   42.72 22.10 20.04 0.59   9.96
                       
Sex                       
Female  47.14 39.53 6.64 0.97   44.44 21.52 22.22 0.70   8.42
Male  47.56 39.70 7.56 0.30   40.52 22.83 17.24 0.45   11.92
                       
Race ethnicity                       
White  51.79 43.47 7.97 0.35   40.69 23.33 17.10 0.26   7.53
Other racial/ethnic groups  39.44 32.79 5.40 1.24   46.31 19.92 25.21 1.18   14.25
Black  44.99 38.51 5.30 1.19   39.05 14.03 23.56 1.46   15.96
Hispanic  33.29 24.32 6.77 2.20   51.75 19.35 31.04 1.36   14.96
Asian/Pacific Islander  38.62 33.96 4.66 #   53.80 34.21 19.15 0.45 ! 7.58
                       
Family socio-economic status                       
Lowest quartile  36.44 26.97 7.83 1.64   44.79 13.71 30.19 0.90   18.76
Second quartile  44.15 34.53 8.64 0.98   43.84 17.96 24.80 1.07   12.02
Third quartile  53.24 43.90 8.91 0.43   38.47 20.44 17.67 0.36   8.30
Top quartile  51.60 48.18 3.41 0.01 ! 44.46 32.70 11.56 0.21   3.94
                       
Type of high school                       
Public  47.11 38.85 7.54 0.72   42.32 21.00 20.75 0.58   10.57
Catholic  56.24 53.63 2.31 0.31 ! 40.15 32.84 6.61 0.70   3.61
Other private  39.04 37.59 1.45 #   56.68 35.16 20.73 0.78 ! 4.29
                       
Locale                       
Urban  46.26 41.12 4.65 0.49   43.29 23.45 19.14 0.70   10.45
Suburban  47.77 39.83 7.10 0.84   42.79 21.33 20.90 0.56   9.44
Rural  48.09 36.86 10.66 0.58   41.41 21.95 18.96 0.49   10.50
! Interpret data with caution. (estimates are unstable).
# 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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