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Table 324. Percentage of undergraduates receiving aid, by type and source of aid and selected student characteristics: 2003-04
Selected student characteristic Enrollment of under- graduates1
(in thousands)
Any aid Grants Loans Work study Other
Total2 Federal Nonfederal Total Federal Nonfederal Total Federal3 Nonfederal Total4 Total Federal Nonfederal
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
All undergraduates 19,054 (#) 63.2 (0.36) 48.0 (0.28) 40.9 (0.48) 50.7 (0.41) 27.6 (0.17) 36.8 (0.46) 35.2 (0.23) 34.0 (0.22) 5.9 (0.19) 7.5 (0.22) 3.6 (0.16) 2.9 (0.13) 0.8 (0.09)
Sex                                                        
Male 8,073 (73.8) 60.6 (0.54) 44.8 (0.50) 40.1 (0.58) 46.5 (0.55) 22.8 (0.36) 35.6 (0.57) 33.7 (0.45) 32.3 (0.43) 6.3 (0.29) 7.4 (0.24) 5.3 (0.22) 4.7 (0.21) 0.7 (0.09)
Female 10,980 (73.8) 65.2 (0.41) 50.4 (0.36) 41.4 (0.54) 53.7 (0.47) 31.1 (0.28) 37.7 (0.51) 36.4 (0.34) 35.2 (0.34) 5.6 (0.17) 7.6 (0.25) 2.3 (0.17) 1.5 (0.11) 0.8 (0.11)
                                                         
Race/ethnicity5                                                         
White 12,025 (144.6) 61.5 (0.56) 44.4 (0.53) 41.7 (0.54) 47.8 (0.58) 21.3 (0.39) 37.7 (0.54) 35.5 (0.48) 34.2 (0.48) 6.2 (0.22) 7.3 (0.27) 3.5 (0.18) 2.6 (0.14) 0.9 (0.13)
Black 2,666 (117.6) 75.8 (0.88) 64.6 (1.11) 41.6 (1.07) 64.3 (0.98) 47.7 (1.03) 37.2 (1.01) 43.2 (1.63) 42.0 (1.65) 5.1 (0.46) 8.5 (0.45) 5.1 (0.38) 4.4 (0.34) 0.8 (0.15)
Hispanic 2,426 (81.3) 63.2 (0.82) 51.9 (0.87) 37.4 (1.02) 53.4 (0.84) 37.7 (0.80) 33.3 (1.04) 29.9 (0.96) 28.7 (0.95) 5.4 (0.42) 6.8 (0.52) 3.1 (0.19) 2.5 (0.17) 0.5 (0.09)
Asian/Pacific Islander 1,127 (41.7) 51.5 (1.51) 38.1 (1.18) 37.0 (1.35) 41.2 (1.38) 22.7 (0.87) 33.7 (1.26) 25.3 (0.97) 23.6 (0.87) 5.3 (0.57) 9.1 (0.55) 2.1 (0.32) 1.8 (0.32) 0.3 (0.07)
American Indian/Alaska Native 176 (20.5) 67.4 (3.84) 50.4 (3.94) 46.1 (3.35) 59.1 (3.69) 35.8 (3.44) 41.8 (3.41) 32.5 (2.99) 31.4 (2.98) 5.0 (1.08) 5.1 (1.27) 3.3 (0.98) 2.4 (0.77) 1.0 (0.41)
                                                         
Age                                                        
Younger than 24 10,820 (98.6) 64.2 (0.49) 49.4 (0.42) 44.7 (0.54) 51.4 (0.47) 25.7 (0.24) 40.5 (0.51) 37.9 (0.42) 36.3 (0.42) 7.5 (0.24) 10.6 (0.31) 2.0 (0.10) 1.6 (0.08) 0.4 (0.05)
24 to 29 years old 3,299 (53.0) 66.8 (0.74) 55.0 (0.76) 35.2 (0.72) 52.7 (0.72) 36.9 (0.55) 30.7 (0.64) 39.5 (0.66) 38.3 (0.68) 5.0 (0.34) 4.1 (0.23) 5.7 (0.42) 5.1 (0.41) 0.6 (0.07)
30 years old or over 4,935 (79.6) 58.8 (0.78) 40.3 (0.72) 36.2 (0.75) 47.6 (0.75) 25.4 (0.49) 32.7 (0.79) 26.7 (0.60) 25.8 (0.60) 3.0 (0.19) 3.0 (0.18) 5.7 (0.35) 4.0 (0.28) 1.7 (0.24)
                                                         
Marital status                                                        
Not married6  14,613 (78.1) 64.4 (0.44) 50.2 (0.32) 42.5 (0.51) 52.0 (0.47) 28.6 (0.19) 38.3 (0.50) 37.6 (0.30) 36.3 (0.30) 6.7 (0.21) 8.9 (0.26) 2.8 (0.13) 2.2 (0.11) 0.6 (0.06)
Married 4,056 (76.4) 57.5 (0.78) 38.1 (0.84) 35.2 (0.76) 44.2 (0.76) 21.1 (0.66) 31.6 (0.70) 26.0 (0.64) 25.1 (0.65) 3.1 (0.22) 2.9 (0.18) 6.3 (0.41) 5.1 (0.35) 1.3 (0.22)
Separated 385 (14.3) 78.5 (1.96) 67.7 (2.43) 37.9 (1.98) 69.8 (2.10) 58.1 (2.22) 33.1 (1.94) 41.8 (2.32) 40.4 (2.39) 4.5 (0.75) 4.0 (0.52) 5.4 (0.73) 4.2 (0.66) 1.2 (0.35)
                                                         
Attendance status                                                        
Full-time, full-year 7,824 (93.5) 76.1 (0.40) 61.7 (0.42) 54.3 (0.52) 62.2 (0.48) 33.2 (0.32) 49.3 (0.51) 49.9 (0.44) 48.5 (0.43) 9.0 (0.31) 13.5 (0.41) 3.2 (0.17) 2.4 (0.12) 0.8 (0.09)
Part-time or part-year 11,230 (93.5) 54.3 (0.56) 38.5 (0.44) 31.5 (0.59) 42.7 (0.57) 23.6 (0.35) 28.1 (0.57) 25.0 (0.30) 23.8 (0.30) 3.7 (0.16) 3.4 (0.14) 3.9 (0.20) 3.2 (0.19) 0.8 (0.10)
                                                         
Dependency status and family income                                                        
Dependent 9,476 (106.4) 63.8 (0.53) 48.5 (0.44) 45.9 (0.58) 50.4 (0.51) 22.8 (0.25) 41.7 (0.56) 38.6 (0.46) 37.0 (0.46) 7.9 (0.26) 11.2 (0.32) 1.6 (0.10) 1.3 (0.08) 0.3 (0.04)
Less than $20,000 1,241 (29.1) 62.7 (0.49) 47.5 (0.49) 35.9 (0.57) 51.0 (0.50) 32.3 (0.33) 31.9 (0.56) 32.0 (0.43) 31.0 (0.43) 3.9 (0.19) 4.0 (0.15) 5.6 (0.27) 4.4 (0.24) 1.2 (0.15)
$20,000–$39,999 1,827 (27.3) 77.8 (0.87) 67.2 (0.95) 50.9 (1.13) 75.3 (0.96) 63.7 (0.96) 48.0 (1.12) 36.2 (1.01) 34.9 (1.07) 5.6 (0.46) 14.2 (0.77) 1.6 (0.25) 1.3 (0.23) 0.3 (0.06)
$40,000–$59,999 1,710 (27.5) 76.2 (0.78) 65.2 (0.73) 54.0 (0.92) 69.6 (0.83) 53.6 (0.81) 49.9 (0.86) 43.1 (0.70) 41.8 (0.73) 7.7 (0.45) 15.0 (0.61) 1.7 (0.18) 1.4 (0.17) 0.4 (0.06)
$60,000–$79,999 1,596 (32.7) 63.2 (0.83) 48.0 (0.79) 46.8 (0.83) 48.4 (0.77) 18.0 (0.51) 42.6 (0.81) 41.4 (0.82) 39.9 (0.79) 8.8 (0.36) 12.1 (0.54) 1.8 (0.23) 1.4 (0.20) 0.4 (0.11)
$80,000–$99,999 1,124 (27.5) 58.7 (1.09) 40.9 (1.00) 44.3 (0.94) 40.6 (0.90) 3.3 (0.25) 39.7 (0.91) 39.6 (0.98) 37.7 (0.97) 8.9 (0.42) 10.2 (0.47) 1.6 (0.15) 1.1 (0.13) 0.5 (0.10)
$100,000 or more 1,978 (43.6) 60.5 (1.30) 41.6 (1.05) 44.3 (1.24) 39.9 (1.24) 0.9 (0.15) 39.6 (1.25) 41.1 (1.08) 39.0 (1.03) 9.9 (0.48) 9.6 (0.64) 1.5 (0.32) 1.3 (0.31) 0.1 (0.05)
Independent 9,578 (106.4) 62.7 (0.49) 47.5 (0.49) 35.9 (0.57) 51.0 (0.50) 32.3 (0.33) 31.9 (0.56) 32.0 (0.43) 31.0 (0.43) 3.9 (0.19) 4.0 (0.15) 5.6 (0.27) 4.4 (0.24) 1.2 (0.15)
Less than $9,999 2,157 (36.5) 70.5 (0.79) 61.6 (0.85) 38.5 (0.86) 65.7 (0.76) 56.2 (0.77) 34.0 (0.84) 37.8 (0.85) 36.6 (0.86) 4.7 (0.39) 8.0 (0.46) 4.2 (0.36) 3.0 (0.31) 1.3 (0.17)
$10,000–$19,999 1,745 (43.2) 73.3 (0.86) 62.7 (0.84) 38.6 (0.92) 63.4 (1.05) 49.3 (0.84) 33.9 (0.89) 40.7 (0.97) 39.5 (0.99) 4.9 (0.34) 5.2 (0.34) 5.9 (0.39) 4.6 (0.37) 1.3 (0.21)
$20,000–$29,999 1,512 (35.6) 68.4 (1.05) 55.9 (1.18) 35.0 (0.94) 53.8 (0.96) 37.2 (0.89) 30.5 (0.91) 38.1 (1.09) 37.2 (1.09) 3.8 (0.35) 3.2 (0.28) 6.1 (0.47) 4.4 (0.33) 1.7 (0.30)
$30,000–$49,999 1,809 (44.1) 60.6 (0.89) 42.3 (0.95) 36.1 (0.83) 46.3 (0.77) 23.2 (0.82) 32.4 (0.82) 29.6 (0.84) 28.7 (0.83) 3.8 (0.31) 2.6 (0.27) 6.4 (0.47) 5.5 (0.42) 1.0 (0.17)
$50,000 or more 2,356 (50.8) 45.6 (0.97) 22.0 (0.74) 31.9 (0.92) 30.1 (0.97) 1.8 (0.18) 29.2 (0.95) 18.1 (0.64) 17.2 (0.61) 2.5 (0.22) 0.9 (0.14) 5.7 (0.50) 4.9 (0.49) 0.9 (0.16)
                                                         
Housing status                                                        
School-owned 2,632 (69.3) 79.2 (0.60) 62.3 (0.78) 64.9 (0.77) 66.3 (0.70) 25.7 (0.59) 60.3 (0.79) 57.2 (0.82) 55.5 (0.83) 12.9 (0.66) 22.6 (0.72) 1.8 (0.16) 1.3 (0.14) 0.4 (0.09)
Off-campus, not with parents 10,524 (89.4) 62.9 (0.50) 47.4 (0.47) 37.9 (0.58) 49.9 (0.56) 28.8 (0.36) 33.7 (0.55) 33.7 (0.40) 32.5 (0.39) 4.8 (0.20) 5.1 (0.19) 4.6 (0.22) 3.7 (0.19) 1.0 (0.13)
With parents 5,899 (77.7) 56.7 (0.69) 42.7 (0.54) 35.5 (0.66) 45.1 (0.65) 26.2 (0.41) 31.8 (0.63) 28.2 (0.55) 26.9 (0.53) 4.7 (0.19) 5.2 (0.23) 2.6 (0.16) 2.1 (0.14) 0.5 (0.07)
# Rounds to zero.
1 Numbers of undergraduates may not equal figures reported in other tables, since these data are based on a sample survey of students who enrolled at any time during the school year. Includes all postsecondary institutions.
2 Includes students who reported they were awarded aid, but did not specify the source or type of aid.
3 Includes Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS) .
4 Details on federal and nonfederal work study participants are not available.
5 Excludes persons not reported by race/ethnicity and persons reporting more than one race.
6 Includes students who were single, divorced, or widowed.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and/or the fact that some students receive aid from multiple sources. Data include undergraduates in degree-granting and non-degree-granting institutions. Estimates for loans include PLUS loans and may differ from previously published figures. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Standard errors appear in parentheses. Data include Puerto Rico.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2003–04 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:04). (This table was prepared September 2005.)

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