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Table 335. Percentage of part-time or part-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 1,950 (—) 28.7 (0.84) [6] (†) 5.1 (0.34) 4.3 (0.30) 7.9 (0.43) 10.5 (0.46) 9.4 (0.43) 1.0 (0.10)
Master's degree 1,322 (—) 28.3 (0.93) [6] (†) 4.6 (0.35) 3.8 (0.32) 8.8 (0.52) 10.3 (0.54) 9.3 (0.52) 0.9 (0.12)
Public 773 (—) 26.1 (0.99) [6] (†) 4.9 (0.47) 5.2 (0.43) 6.7 (0.50) 9.9 (0.62) 9.0 (0.60) 1.2 (0.16)
4-year doctoral 489 (—) 30.4 (1.28) [6] (†) 6.5 (0.64) 6.7 (0.60) 6.7 (0.69) 11.8 (0.76) 10.7 (0.74) 1.5 (0.21)
Other 4-year 284 (—) 18.8 (1.59) [6] (†) 2.3 (0.53) 2.6 (0.63) 6.5 (0.77) 6.5 (0.92) 6.0 (0.87) 0.6 (0.24)
Private 549 (—) 31.4 (1.73) [6] (†) 4.2 (0.51) 1.8 (0.43) 11.8 (0.91) 11.0 (0.95) 9.7 (0.89) 0.5 (0.17)
4-year doctoral 357 (—) 33.1 (1.96) [6] (†) 4.4 (0.67) 2.5 (0.65) 12.1 (1.17) 11.9 (1.27) 10.5 (1.19) 0.6 (0.25)
Other 4-year 192 (—) 28.3 (2.92) [6] (†) 3.8 (0.87) 0.7 (0.25) 11.2 (1.48) 9.3 (1.15) 8.1 (1.10) 0.3 (0.17)
                                     
Doctor's degree 149 (—) 43.8 (2.41) [6] (†) 12.7 (1.70) 17.0 (1.87) 5.5 (1.18) 7.3 (0.98) 6.9 (0.97) 0.8 (0.13)
Public 97 (—) 43.9 (2.58) [6] (†) 15.0 (2.09) 17.0 (1.90) 6.4 (1.16) 7.1 (1.00) 6.5 (0.95) 0.7 (0.10)
Private 51 (—) 43.6 (4.85) [6] (†) 8.3 (2.62) 17.0 (3.97) 3.7 (2.67) 7.7 (2.04) 7.5 (2.06) 1.2 (0.35)
                                     
First-professional 64 (—) 57.4 (3.20) [6] (†) 5.9 (1.06) 3.1 (0.84) 3.4 (0.92) 45.6 (3.13) 42.0 (2.89) 6.2 (0.98)
Public 24 (—) 49.2 (5.23) [6] (†) 6.8 (1.62) 6.1 (2.09) 2.5 (1.21) 42.4 (4.37) 41.4 (4.27) 8.5 (1.99)
Private 40 (—) 62.2 (3.98) [6] (†) 5.4 (1.40) 1.4 (0.52) 3.9 (1.32) 47.5 (4.29) 42.3 (3.95) 4.9 (1.07)
                                     
Other graduate 415 (—) 20.3 (1.50) [6] (6) 3.4 (0.61) 1.6 (0.36) 6.4 (0.91) 7.1 (0.81) 6.0 (0.70) 0.5 (0.27)
1995–96, all institutions 1,842 (—) 40.7 (1.23) [6] (†) 6.1 (0.64) 7.4 (0.85) 16.1 (0.89) 13.4 (0.63) 13.1 (0.62) 0.9 (0.14)
Master's degree 1,118 (—) 43.7 (1.53) [6] (†) 5.6 (0.69) 7.4 (1.06) 18.4 (1.20) 14.5 (0.77) 14.3 (0.76) 0.7 (0.15)
Public 649 (—) 42.7 (2.04) [6] (†) 6.0 (0.96) 10.7 (1.74) 16.0 (1.35) 13.2 (0.89) 12.9 (0.87) 0.9 (0.22)
4-year doctoral 432 (—) 47.2 (2.74) [6] (†) 7.1 (1.36) 13.7 (2.54) 16.6 (1.79) 14.3 (1.19) 14.2 (1.19) 1.0 (0.31)
Other 4-year 217 (—) 33.6 (2.83) [6] (†) 3.9 (0.95) 4.9 (1.08) 14.8 (1.93) 11.0 (1.22) 10.5 (1.19) 0.6 (0.25)
Private 470 (—) 45.1 (2.28) [6] (†) 5.1 (0.97) 2.7 (0.57) 21.8 (2.11) 16.4 (1.35) 16.1 (1.33) 0.5 (0.20)
4-year doctoral 255 (—) 44.7 (3.03) [6] (†) 4.3 (1.11) 4.0 (0.97) 18.3 (2.33) 17.6 (1.78) 17.0 (1.70) 0.8 (0.36)
Other 4-year 215 (—) 45.5 (3.50) [6] (†) 5.9 (1.67) 1.2 (0.45) 25.9 (3.49) 15.0 (2.10) 14.9 (2.10) 0.1 (0.08)
                                     
Doctor's degree 181 (—) 51.4 (3.55) [6] (†) 12.7 (2.80) 26.0 (3.52) 9.0 (2.03) 12.0 (1.73) 12.0 (1.73) 0.4 (0.24)
Public 119 (—) 53.9 (4.67) [6] (†) 15.6 (3.57) 31.9 (4.55) 9.2 (2.44) 9.2 (1.93) 9.2 (1.93) 0.3 (0.27)
Private 62 (—) 46.7 (4.88) [6] (†) 7.4 (3.82) 14.7 (4.03) 8.6 (3.59) 17.2 (2.84) 17.2 (2.84) 0.7 (0.45)
                                     
First-professional 60 (—) 67.8 (5.02) [6] (†) 3.8 (1.16) 3.1 (1.03) 7.0 (1.78) 47.8 (5.75) 45.7 (5.90) 9.5 (2.29)
Public 15 (—) 70.4 (5.44) [6] (†) 4.8 (2.47) 7.9 (3.23) 7.5 (3.25) 58.1 (4.96) 57.4 (4.99) 12.2 (2.72)
Private 46 (—) 66.9 (6.46) [6] (†) 3.5 (1.33) 1.6 (0.75) 6.8 (2.13) 44.5 (7.10) 41.9 (7.23) 8.6 (2.87)
                                     
Other graduate 483 (—) 26.0 (1.69) [6] (†) 5.5 (1.07) 1.5 (0.50) 13.3 (1.25) 6.7 (0.81) 6.6 (0.80) 0.5 (0.18)
Public 4-year doctoral 166 (—) 32.2 (2.61) [6] (†) 8.6 (2.19) 0.4 (0.22) 14.9 (2.07) 9.7 (1.60) 9.6 (1.57) 0.4 (0.31)
Public other 4-year 317 (—) 22.7 (2.20) [6] (6) 3.8 (1.16) 2.1 (0.76) 12.4 (1.58) 5.2 (0.89) 5.0 (0.88) 0.6 (0.23)
1999–2000, all institutions 1,740 (—) 47.9 (0.77) 4.8 (0.32) 5.8 (0.32) 5.4 (0.30) 20.3 (0.67) 18.0 (0.61) 16.9 (0.59) 1.0 (0.17)
Master's degree 1,103 (—) 49.7 (0.92) 4.5 (0.40) 5.1 (0.38) 4.8 (0.38) 23.2 (0.84) 18.4 (0.73) 17.2 (0.71) 0.7 (0.14)
Public 625 (—) 46.3 (1.30) 3.9 (0.56) 6.4 (0.57) 6.3 (0.56) 20.6 (1.15) 15.7 (0.88) 14.7 (0.89) 0.7 (0.17)
4-year doctoral 434 (—) 49.7 (1.61) 4.2 (0.63) 7.4 (0.72) 8.0 (0.78) 21.5 (1.40) 16.7 (1.07) 15.6 (1.08) 0.5 (0.17)
Other 4-year 191 (—) 38.5 (2.03) 3.2 (1.15) 4.1 (0.90) 2.3 (0.55) 18.6 (2.04) 13.5 (1.53) 12.7 (1.52) 1.2 (0.39)
Private 478 (—) 54.1 (1.28) 5.3 (0.58) 3.3 (0.43) 2.8 (0.47) 26.5 (1.20) 21.8 (1.20) 20.5 (1.14) 0.7 (0.24)
4-year doctoral 323 (—) 56.4 (1.48) 6.3 (0.77) 3.6 (0.53) 3.3 (0.57) 25.9 (1.33) 22.7 (1.47) 21.4 (1.39) 0.8 (0.29)
Other 4-year 156 (—) 49.4 (2.47) 3.1 (0.77) 2.7 (0.74) 1.7 (0.86) 27.7 (2.41) 20.0 (2.07) 18.6 (1.96) 0.6 (0.43)
                                     
Doctor's degree 153 (—) 54.5 (1.68) 11.2 (1.17) 14.9 (1.21) 21.3 (1.46) 13.9 (1.30) 14.1 (1.27) 13.5 (1.29) 1.3 (0.91)
Public 104 (—) 53.6 (2.13) 9.1 (1.02) 19.4 (1.48) 25.9 (1.74) 12.2 (1.30) 12.3 (1.11) 11.7 (1.11) 0.3 (0.17)
Private 49 (—) 56.6 (2.66) 15.6 (2.81) 5.3 (1.56) 11.4 (1.80) 17.5 (2.96) 18.0 (3.13) 17.3 (3.20) 3.3 (2.74)
                                     
First-professional 72 (—) 77.8 (2.29) 10.1 (2.35) 5.3 (1.35) 4.0 (1.67) 10.1 (1.90) 60.7 (4.03) 57.4 (4.83) 7.2 (2.53)
Public 21 (—) 79.4 (4.87) 9.5 (3.72) 4.3 (2.24) 6.6 (4.99) 6.5 (3.62) 65.1 (6.77) 60.7 (6.96) 6.0 (2.12)
Private 52 (—) 77.2 (2.56) 10.3 (2.93) 5.7 (1.69) 2.9 (1.08) 11.5 (2.22) 59.0 (4.88) 56.1 (6.10) 7.6 (3.42)
                                     
Other graduate 412 (—) 41.1 (2.85) 2.5 (0.42) 4.4 (0.78) 1.5 (0.34) 16.8 (1.47) 11.1 (1.26) 10.3 (1.23) 0.4 (0.18)
2003–04, all institutions 1,903 (33.7) 65.5 (1.29) 14.3 (1.11) 5.9 (0.62) 11.5 (0.73) 26.0 (1.23) 31.5 (1.39) 27.4 (1.50) 1.7 (0.21)
Master's degree 1,320 (37.8) 67.5 (1.61) 12.9 (1.48) 5.4 (0.87) 10.2 (0.93) 27.6 (1.47) 34.5 (1.56) 30.2 (1.76) 1.6 (0.27)
Public 689 (27.5) 63.3 (1.49) 13.2 (1.08) 7.4 (0.90) 16.0 (1.08) 24.6 (1.38) 29.0 (1.30) 24.6 (1.37) 2.2 (0.41)
4-year doctoral 499 (18.6) 63.9 (1.30) 14.8 (1.23) 8.3 (1.06) 17.9 (1.04) 24.8 (1.37) 28.0 (1.24) 23.4 (1.24) 2.6 (0.43)
Other 4-year 190 (15.0) 61.8 (4.02) 9.0 (2.11) 5.0 (1.38) 11.2 (2.46) 24.1 (3.82) 31.5 (3.63) 27.8 (3.65) 1.2 (0.91)
Private 631 (45.2) 72.2 (2.78) 12.5 (2.63) 3.3 (1.18) 3.8 (0.81) 30.9 (2.69) 40.5 (2.96) 36.2 (3.44) 0.9 (0.35)
4-year doctoral 313 (26.0) 68.8 (2.41) 15.4 (2.80) 2.9 (0.61) 6.0 (1.20) 28.1 (2.93) 37.4 (2.67) 31.5 (3.14) 1.7 (0.72)
Other 4-year 318 (43.1) 75.4 (5.15) 9.6 (4.26) 3.6 (2.25) 1.8 (0.87) 33.7 (4.41) 43.5 (4.90) 40.9 (5.47) 0.1 (0.15)
                                     
Doctor's degree 192 (11.1) 72.2 (1.28) 29.0 (1.60) 15.2 (1.11) 33.4 (1.66) 19.9 (1.64) 22.5 (1.46) 18.0 (1.36) 1.5 (0.29)
Public 122 (5.5) 74.4 (1.17) 34.5 (1.49) 21.0 (1.32) 42.2 (1.32) 17.3 (1.02) 18.2 (1.22) 13.5 (1.15) 1.9 (0.40)
Private 70 (8.7) 68.3 (3.35) 19.2 (2.35) 4.9 (1.10) 17.9 (2.37) 24.3 (4.13) 30.0 (3.57) 25.9 (3.33) 0.8 (0.37)
                                     
First-professional 69 (12.1) 75.4 (3.94) 34.6 (6.42) 3.5 (1.70) 6.5 (1.67) 13.2 (2.65) 52.8 (6.17) 46.6 (5.74) 6.1 (1.83)
Public 14 (1.8) 79.2 (5.05) 28.9 (6.70) 7.2 (3.25) 8.3 (3.65) 9.4 (3.26) 64.4 (5.91) 49.6 (6.77) 20.5 (3.71)
Private 56 (12.1) 74.4 (4.81) 36.0 (7.90) 2.5 (1.89) 6.1 (1.98) 14.1 (3.24) 49.9 (7.56) 45.8 (7.07) 2.6 (1.42)
                                     
Other graduate 321 (28.6) 51.2 (2.31) 7.2 (1.38) 3.0 (0.63) 5.1 (0.87) 25.7 (2.55) 20.0 (2.69) 17.3 (2.59) 1.0 (0.39)
— Not available.
† Not applicable.
1 Numbers of part-time or part-year postbaccalaureate students may not equal figures reported in other tables, since these data are based on a sample survey of all postbaccalaureate students 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. Totals include some students whose level of study or control of institution was unknown. Data include Puerto Rico. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and because some students receive aid from multiple sources. Standard errors appear in parentheses.
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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