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Has the net cost of college attendance changed over the last 12 years?

Average net cost of attendance minus all aid and average net cost before aid in 2012 constant dollars.

Bar chart showing the percentage of bachelor's degree recipients with ratio of monthly income over 12 percent by degree-granting institutions type


Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 1995-96, 1999-2000, 2007-08, and 2011-12 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, (NPSAS:96, NPSAS:2000, NPSAS:04, NPSAS:08, and NPSAS:12).

How much are students borrowing for every credit they earn?

Average amount borrowed in Stafford or Perkins loans per credit earned among 2003-2004 Beginning Postsecondary Students

Bar chart showing the average amount borrowed by Completers and Noncompleters by type of institution


Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 1993/94, 2000/01, and 2008/09 Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Studies, (B&B:94/94, B&B:2000/01, and B&B:08/09).

How does race/ethnicity impact first-time bachelor's degree recipients' decisions to teach or consider teaching?

Percentage distribution of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients' race/ethnicity, by teaching status: 2009.

Chart showing the percentage distibution of bachelor's degree recipients teaching status


Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2008/09 Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Studies, (B&B:08/09).

UPDATES

Newly released study is now available in PowerStats and QuickStats. Learn more about the 2011-12 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study, First Follow-up (BPS:12/14).

1/12/2016


Persistence and Attainment of 2011–12 First-Time Postsecondary Students After 3 Years (BPS:12/14 First Look) tables are now available in the College & Career Tables Library.

1/12/2016


Important update to financial aid variable documentation. Learn More.

10/2015


Additional 2008-12 Baccalaureate and Beyond (B&B:08/12) variables released. See list.

10/2015


2008-12 Baccalaureate and Beyond (B&B:08/12) variables revised. Learn More.

10/2015


Demographic and Enrollment Characteristics of Nontraditional Undergraduates: 2011-12 (NPSAS:12) tables are now available in the College & Career Tables Library.

10/8/2015

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View/download variable information for PowerStats datasets. Files are PDFs.



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