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Table 334. Percentage of full-time, full-year postbaccalaureate students receiving aid, by type of aid, level of study, and control and type of institution: Selected years, 1992-93 through 2003-04
Level of study, control and type of institution Number of
students1
(in thousands)
Percent receiving aid, by type
Any aid2 Fellowship grants Tuition waivers Assistantships3 Employer Loans
Any loans Stafford4 Perkins5
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1992–93, all institutions 673 (—) 68.1 (1.03) [6] (†) 12.4 (1.00) 14.3 (1.21) 3.3 (0.39) 43.5 (1.49) 41.1 (1.50) 9.0 (0.97)
Master's degree 281 (—) 62.5 (2.13) [6] (†) 15.7 (1.32) 18.1 (1.92) 5.1 (0.66) 32.5 (2.01) 30.5 (1.99) 5.0 (0.80)
Public 163 (—) 65.4 (1.98) [6] (†) 20.5 (1.80) 22.4 (1.85) 4.8 (0.76) 32.2 (1.96) 30.8 (1.86) 4.0 (0.74)
4-year doctoral 139 (—) 65.7 (2.14) [6] (†) 23.3 (1.99) 23.5 (2.09) 4.7 (0.78) 30.6 (2.06) 29.6 (1.94) 3.3 (0.69)
Other 4-year 24 (—) 63.9 (4.12) [6] (†) 4.4 (2.00) 15.8 (3.34) 5.3 (2.44) 41.5 (4.87) 38.4 (4.64) 8.3 (3.11)
Private 118 (—) 58.4 (4.05) [6] (†) 8.9 (1.67) 12.2 (3.95) 5.6 (1.08) 32.9 (3.56) 30.0 (3.60) 6.4 (1.66)
4-year doctoral 102 (—) 60.7 (4.44) [6] (†) 9.5 (1.92) 13.6 (4.50) 5.7 (1.26) 33.6 (4.23) 30.8 (4.32) 6.8 (1.92)
Other 4-year 16 (—) 43.5 (3.79) [6] (†) 5.4 (0.64) 3.0 (1.45) 4.7 (0.37) 28.7 (2.47) 24.6 (2.50) 4.4 (0.35)
                                     
Doctor's degree 120 (—) 69.6 (2.28) [6] (†) 19.5 (1.95) 27.1 (2.06) 2.2 (0.74) 25.8 (2.44) 23.9 (2.40) 3.5 (0.62)
Public 73 (—) 69.7 (2.77) [6] (†) 23.1 (2.70) 31.6 (2.63) 3.1 (1.12) 20.6 (2.38) 18.9 (2.30) 2.9 (0.73)
Private 46 (—) 69.6 (4.11) [6] (†) 13.6 (2.80) 19.9 (3.42) 0.9 (0.59) 34.1 (4.62) 31.9 (4.57) 4.3 (1.15)
                                     
First-professional 211 (—) 77.0 (1.17) [6] (†) 5.6 (0.99) 4.4 (0.66) 1.2 (0.40) 67.8 (1.77) 65.6 (1.72) 19.3 (1.95)
Public 101 (—) 79.3 (1.30) [6] (†) 5.4 (1.41) 4.3 (0.57) 1.3 (0.60) 71.8 (1.82) 69.9 (1.58) 23.2 (2.73)
Private 110 (—) 74.9 (1.71) [6] (†) 5.8 (1.25) 4.5 (1.17) 1.2 (0.54) 64.1 (2.21) 61.6 (2.26) 15.7 (1.80)
                                     
Other graduate 61 (—) 60.7 (5.42) [6] (6) 7.5 (1.78) 6.2 (1.93) 3.7 (1.05) 44.4 (4.16) 39.6 (4.30) 2.7 (0.75)
1995–96, all institutions 861 (—) 76.1 (1.39) [6] (†) 11.7 (1.34) 19.5 (1.42) 5.0 (0.61) 48.7 (1.77) 48.0 (1.79) 8.1 (0.87)
Master's degree 387 (—) 72.6 (2.16) [6] (†) 13.5 (1.94) 20.2 (1.85) 6.6 (1.02) 43.1 (2.14) 42.5 (2.13) 5.1 (0.75)
Public 236 (—) 74.7 (2.63) [6] (†) 17.8 (2.85) 28.9 (2.69) 7.1 (1.36) 39.5 (2.39) 38.8 (2.34) 3.5 (0.85)
4-year doctoral 195 (—) 76.5 (2.96) [6] (†) 19.5 (3.31) 31.1 (3.18) 7.6 (1.55) 39.2 (2.67) 38.6 (2.60) 4.0 (1.00)
Other 4-year 41 (—) 66.0 (5.20) [6] (†) 9.9 (4.21) 18.1 (3.30) 4.5 (2.55) 40.8 (5.40) 39.8 (5.39) 1.5 (1.11)
Private 151 (—) 69.4 (3.73) [6] (†) 6.7 (1.91) 6.6 (1.60) 5.9 (1.50) 48.6 (3.96) 48.2 (3.98) 7.6 (1.35)
4-year doctoral 104 (—) 71.2 (4.56) [6] (†) 6.4 (2.13) 8.8 (2.32) 7.1 (2.07) 44.6 (4.45) 44.6 (4.45) 9.6 (1.75)
Other 4-year 47 (—) 65.4 (6.60) [6] (†) 7.4 (3.93) 1.9 (0.99) 3.2 (1.39) 57.4 (6.62) 56.1 (6.87) 3.3 (1.68)
                                     
Doctor's degree 147 (—) 82.9 (2.70) [6] (†) 24.3 (3.37) 51.8 (4.06) 5.5 (1.55) 25.2 (2.62) 25.2 (2.62) 1.5 (0.61)
Public 94 (—) 85.9 (3.31) [6] (†) 30.9 (4.55) 59.9 (4.62) 5.9 (1.99) 26.7 (3.32) 26.7 (3.32) 1.4 (0.69)
Private 53 (—) 77.5 (4.39) [6] (†) 12.4 (4.38) 37.3 (6.51) 4.9 (2.44) 22.6 (4.28) 22.6 (4.28) 1.7 (1.16)
                                     
First-professional 253 (—) 83.2 (1.46) [6] (†) 3.0 (0.66) 4.0 (0.74) 1.3 (0.48) 74.4 (2.30) 73.0 (2.46) 18.4 (1.86)
Public 115 (—) 85.7 (1.88) [6] (†) 3.8 (1.03) 4.1 (1.08) 1.5 (0.82) 79.0 (2.37) 78.6 (2.39) 20.7 (2.49)
Private 138 (—) 81.0 (2.04) [6] (†) 2.4 (0.90) 3.8 (1.03) 1.2 (0.56) 70.6 (3.53) 68.3 (3.76) 16.4 (2.55)
                                     
Other graduate 54 (—) 56.5 (5.11) [6] (†) 9.8 (3.84) 6.4 (2.08) 6.1 (2.67) 31.3 (4.19) 30.9 (4.17) 2.6 (1.09)
Public 4-year doctoral 18 (—) 63.1 (8.67) [6] (†) 9.2 (8.59) 6.2 (3.12) 1.8 (1.71) 30.2 (7.40) 30.2 (7.40) 0.7 (0.71)
Public other 4-year 36 (—) 53.2 (6.29) [6] (6) 10.1 (3.83) 6.6 (2.70) 8.3 (3.89) 31.8 (5.05) 31.2 (5.02) 3.6 (1.59)
1999–2000, all institutions 918 (—) 82.2 (0.73) 20.0 (1.02) 11.5 (0.54) 23.2 (0.80) 5.8 (0.45) 53.7 (1.08) 52.0 (1.08) 8.7 (0.87)
Master's degree 395 (—) 79.4 (1.09) 17.2 (1.03) 12.0 (0.88) 22.6 (1.17) 8.4 (0.88) 50.2 (1.36) 48.7 (1.34) 5.9 (0.64)
Public 222 (—) 78.5 (1.49) 15.5 (1.43) 18.5 (1.41) 30.5 (1.67) 6.8 (0.88) 44.4 (1.62) 43.6 (1.62) 3.0 (0.64)
4-year doctoral 184 (—) 80.2 (1.60) 16.6 (1.60) 19.4 (1.65) 34.0 (1.95) 7.1 (1.03) 42.2 (1.74) 41.6 (1.74) 3.1 (0.74)
Other 4-year 38 (—) 70.2 (3.69) 10.7 (3.06) 14.0 (1.99) 13.7 (2.05) 5.3 (1.30) 54.7 (4.48) 53.3 (4.41) 2.2 (1.14)
Private 172 (—) 80.6 (1.59) 19.2 (1.49) 3.6 (0.75) 12.3 (1.55) 10.4 (1.66) 57.7 (2.24) 55.3 (2.18) 9.8 (1.19)
4-year doctoral 127 (—) 82.5 (1.82) 23.4 (1.89) 4.2 (0.98) 14.0 (1.54) 8.3 (1.06) 60.1 (2.48) 56.7 (2.35) 11.5 (1.50)
Other 4-year 46 (—) 75.2 (3.31) 7.7 (2.01) 1.9 (0.67) 7.8 (4.20) 16.3 (5.55) 51.2 (5.08) 51.2 (5.08) 4.9 (1.86)
                                     
Doctor's degree 184 (—) 88.6 (1.39) 37.8 (2.28) 23.3 (1.50) 55.0 (2.55) 5.4 (0.65) 29.5 (2.90) 27.9 (2.90) 4.7 (2.89)
Public 111 (—) 89.4 (1.23) 30.1 (1.54) 35.5 (1.79) 63.5 (1.88) 7.4 (0.97) 26.2 (1.67) 24.4 (1.51) 1.1 (0.37)
Private 73 (—) 87.3 (2.94) 49.5 (4.61) 4.9 (1.03) 41.9 (4.98) 2.3 (0.54) 34.4 (6.49) 33.1 (6.55) 10.2 (6.83)
                                     
First-professional 253 (—) 88.5 (1.06) 16.4 (2.18) 4.1 (0.79) 6.5 (0.99) 1.6 (0.44) 80.8 (1.41) 78.7 (1.60) 18.0 (1.83)
Public 113 (—) 88.6 (1.57) 12.3 (1.98) 7.3 (1.55) 6.5 (1.55) 1.6 (0.64) 81.8 (1.83) 80.6 (1.82) 20.1 (2.46)
Private 140 (—) 88.4 (1.45) 19.8 (3.62) 1.5 (0.55) 6.5 (1.28) 1.5 (0.60) 79.9 (2.11) 77.2 (2.55) 16.3 (2.69)
                                     
Other graduate 86 (—) 62.7 (3.60) 5.3 (1.48) 6.0 (1.68) 7.4 (1.86) 7.3 (1.82) 42.2 (4.08) 40.6 (4.08) 3.1 (1.13)
2003–04, all institutions 923 (27.8) 87.0 (0.95) 38.2 (1.22) 12.8 (0.71) 21.6 (0.93) 9.2 (1.00) 63.6 (1.31) 56.6 (1.44) 11.8 (1.34)
Master's degree 373 (23.4) 81.0 (1.84) 32.3 (2.22) 11.7 (1.20) 21.4 (1.66) 10.4 (1.80) 58.4 (2.14) 50.5 (2.27) 5.5 (0.85)
Public 190 (11.3) 79.2 (2.36) 37.5 (2.30) 18.4 (1.75) 32.9 (2.49) 6.7 (1.06) 48.5 (2.75) 41.0 (2.37) 4.1 (0.87)
4-year doctoral 165 (10.4) 81.7 (1.76) 38.8 (2.42) 19.5 (1.84) 36.1 (2.58) 7.5 (1.26) 48.8 (2.97) 40.4 (2.60) 4.8 (0.98)
Other 4-year 25 (5.1) 63.3 (11.02) 28.8 (8.09) 11.4 (6.20) 11.9 (6.94) 1.2 (0.77) 46.1 (11.92) 44.8 (11.78) (†)
Private 182 (19.9) 82.9 (3.35) 26.9 (3.54) 4.7 (1.13) 9.5 (1.46) 14.4 (3.57) 68.7 (3.54) 60.4 (4.04) 6.8 (1.42)
4-year doctoral 116 (8.3) 86.5 (2.49) 36.2 (4.29) 6.9 (1.62) 12.0 (1.96) 12.3 (4.73) 69.3 (3.56) 59.1 (4.23) 9.9 (2.21)
Other 4-year 66 (17.3) 76.7 (6.71) 10.5 (3.79) 1.0 (1.03) 5.1 (2.71) 18.0 (6.09) 67.8 (7.01) 62.5 (7.61) 1.6 (1.14)
                                     
Doctor's degree 195 (11.3) 92.9 (0.69) 59.6 (2.36) 30.2 (1.66) 48.9 (2.39) 8.7 (1.59) 38.4 (2.58) 33.2 (2.14) 8.7 (1.65)
Public 111 (5.4) 93.7 (0.68) 65.3 (1.77) 41.7 (1.76) 56.7 (1.93) 8.8 (1.46) 34.1 (2.18) 29.8 (2.24) 6.7 (1.43)
Private 83 (8.8) 91.7 (1.43) 51.9 (4.88) 14.7 (1.63) 38.6 (4.06) 8.5 (3.07) 44.2 (4.44) 37.6 (3.67) 11.5 (3.50)
                                     
First-professional 280 (7.3) 92.1 (0.79) 37.5 (2.55) 4.3 (1.25) 7.0 (0.83) 4.5 (0.67) 84.7 (1.05) 78.3 (1.45) 24.7 (3.20)
Public 128 (7.0) 92.2 (1.06) 40.3 (2.20) 5.2 (0.63) 9.5 (1.57) 4.5 (0.88) 84.1 (1.59) 77.8 (1.68) 24.9 (1.98)
Private 152 (9.2) 91.9 (1.12) 35.1 (3.69) 3.5 (2.16) 4.9 (0.95) 4.5 (1.06) 85.1 (1.59) 78.8 (2.44) 24.6 (5.71)
                                     
Other graduate 76 (14.4) 82.9 (5.58) 15.6 (4.38) 5.4 (2.65) 5.8 (2.33) 21.3 (9.96) 76.3 (6.53) 66.5 (7.83) 3.3 (1.54)
— Not available.
† Not applicable.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 Numbers of full-time, full-year postbaccalaureate students may not equal figures reported in other tables, since these data are based on a sample survey of all postbaccalaureate students who enrolled at any time during the school year.
2 Includes students who reported they were awarded aid, but did not specify the source of aid.
3 Includes students who received teaching or research assistantships and/or participated in work-study programs.
4 Formerly Guaranteed Student Loans (GSL).
5 Formerly National Direct Student Loans (NDSL).
6 Fellowship estimates for 1992–93 and 1995–96 were based primarily on information provided by institutions and are not comparable to data for 1999–2000 or 2003–04, which were based on information provided by both students and institutions.
NOTE: Excludes students whose attendance status was not reported. Total includes some students whose level of study or control of institution was unknown. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and because some students receive aid from multiple sources. Standard errors appear in parentheses. Data include Puerto Rico.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 1992–93, 1995–96, 1999–2000, and 2003–04 National Postsecondary Student Aid Studies (NPSAS:93, NPSAS:96, NPSAS:2000, and NPSAS:04). (This table was prepared September 2005.)

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