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Digest of Education Statistics: 2008
Digest of Education Statistics: 2008

NCES 2009-020
March 2009


Table 340. Percentage of full-time, full-year undergraduates receiving aid, by type and source of aid and control and type of institution: Selected years, 1992–93 through 2003–04
Control and type of institution Any aid Grants Loans Work study1  Other
Total2  Federal Nonfederal Total Federal Nonfederal Total Federal Nonfederal Total Federal Total Federal Nonfederal
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
1992–93, all institutions 58.7 (0.81) 45.6 (0.80) 37.9 (0.76) 48.9 (0.75) 29.4 (0.76) 34.0 (0.71) 32.3 (0.78) 31.3 (0.77) 2.7 (0.20) 10.2 (0.48) 6.8 (0.39) 9.5 (0.40) 5.2 (0.28) 4.6 (0.32)
Public 52.6 (1.03) 40.0 (0.98) 33.0 (0.88) 43.1 (0.94) 27.8 (0.83) 29.1 (0.79) 25.5 (0.89) 24.8 (0.88) 2.0 (0.22) 6.8 (0.43) 4.2 (0.30) 7.9 (0.40) 3.7 (0.27) 4.4 (0.33)
4-year doctoral 54.1 (1.18) 39.3 (1.17) 34.8 (0.81) 42.4 (1.02) 23.8 (0.96) 30.8 (0.74) 31.2 (1.05) 30.4 (1.04) 2.4 (0.26) 7.1 (0.55) 4.3 (0.37) 8.6 (0.43) 5.0 (0.37) 3.9 (0.27)
Other 4-year 57.1 (1.56) 46.1 (1.61) 37.4 (1.69) 46.1 (1.65) 32.1 (1.63) 32.4 (1.55) 32.2 (1.38) 31.1 (1.34) 2.8 (0.59) 9.5 (0.76) 5.4 (0.57) 7.9 (0.63) 4.2 (0.42) 3.8 (0.55)
2-year 47.2 (2.35) 36.0 (2.09) 27.0 (1.96) 41.9 (2.19) 29.9 (1.81) 24.3 (1.87) 12.1 (1.40) 11.7 (1.38) 0.7 (0.24) 4.1 (0.75) 3.0 (0.58) 7.0 (0.94) 1.3 (0.47) 5.7 (0.84)
Less-than-2-year 35.4 (7.28) 31.6 (7.27) 15.7 (6.50) 30.3 (5.52) 26.6 (5.70) 12.8 (5.75) 3.0 (1.63) 3.0 (1.63) 0.6 (0.51) 1.5 (0.98) 1.4 (0.95) 5.1 (2.59) 0.8 (0.62) 4.4 (2.49)
                                                         
Private, not-for-profit 70.2 (1.52) 53.4 (1.43) 58.0 (1.60) 62.9 (1.50) 27.7 (1.78) 54.1 (1.64) 45.4 (1.33) 43.6 (1.31) 5.0 (0.48) 22.2 (1.11) 15.9 (0.99) 12.1 (0.98) 7.7 (0.54) 5.0 (0.90)
4-year doctoral 63.6 (1.80) 44.5 (1.57) 54.8 (1.78) 56.1 (1.79) 17.3 (1.29) 51.8 (1.70) 40.5 (1.37) 38.5 (1.31) 6.1 (0.65) 18.9 (1.24) 13.2 (1.38) 11.6 (0.96) 7.4 (0.70) 4.5 (0.67)
Other 4-year 76.2 (2.07) 60.8 (2.07) 62.7 (2.66) 69.4 (2.07) 35.6 (2.77) 58.1 (2.81) 50.6 (2.17) 49.0 (2.20) 4.1 (0.77) 27.0 (1.61) 19.7 (1.47) 12.2 (1.80) 7.9 (0.85) 5.3 (1.71)
Less-than-4-year 73.9 (4.01) 63.9 (5.69) 42.0 (5.38) 61.3 (4.73) 47.3 (7.16) 35.4 (6.71) 39.7 (5.73) 38.1 (5.51) 2.5 (0.97) 4.6 (1.36) 3.0 (1.01) 17.2 (3.97) 9.4 (4.28) 7.8 (3.07)
                                                         
Private, for-profit 77.3 (2.53) 72.4 (2.76) 16.4 (2.97) 57.0 (2.67) 50.9 (2.69) 11.4 (2.75) 52.9 (3.87) 52.4 (3.87) 2.1 (0.66) 1.9 (1.18) 0.8 (0.36) 15.6 (2.42) 11.3 (2.29) 4.5 (1.02)
2-year and above 82.7 (3.43) 77.4 (4.27) 22.7 (5.67) 52.5 (4.19) 43.4 (4.13) 16.4 (5.15) 63.3 (4.16) 63.0 (4.18) 3.0 (1.41) 3.5 (2.55) 1.4 (0.78) 24.6 (4.64) 18.8 (4.48) 6.5 (2.11)
Less-than-2-year 73.2 (3.27) 68.6 (3.26) 11.5 (2.43) 60.4 (3.57) 56.7 (3.75) 7.5 (2.47) 45.0 (5.12) 44.3 (5.09) 1.5 (0.40) 0.7 (0.43) 0.2 (0.09) 8.7 (1.48) 5.6 (1.21) 3.1 (0.86)
1995–96, all institutions 68.4 (0.76) 55.6 (0.79) 45.7 (0.85) 54.1 (0.80) 30.6 (0.79) 41.0 (0.82) 43.7 (0.80) 43.2 (0.80) 1.7 (0.24) 11.0 (0.55) 9.0 (0.46) 10.9 (0.43) 5.0 (0.27) 5.9 (0.36)
Public 62.8 (0.97) 50.8 (0.97) 39.0 (0.97) 47.5 (0.99) 29.6 (0.99) 34.2 (0.89) 37.2 (0.93) 36.9 (0.92) 0.8 (0.19) 7.0 (0.52) 5.4 (0.42) 9.3 (0.52) 3.7 (0.30) 5.5 (0.42)
4-year doctoral 65.4 (1.16) 51.9 (1.12) 42.2 (1.18) 47.6 (1.20) 26.1 (1.13) 37.2 (1.19) 44.5 (1.10) 44.1 (1.10) 1.4 (0.34) 7.4 (0.74) 5.3 (0.46) 11.0 (0.75) 5.6 (0.58) 5.4 (0.54)
Other 4-year 69.3 (1.38) 59.8 (1.34) 44.5 (1.58) 52.3 (1.48) 34.4 (1.53) 40.0 (1.45) 47.4 (1.60) 47.2 (1.60) 0.4 (0.14) 9.2 (0.86) 6.7 (0.63) 8.6 (0.66) 3.7 (0.45) 4.8 (0.48)
2-year 55.9 (2.29) 44.5 (2.33) 31.3 (2.25) 44.6 (2.36) 31.1 (2.43) 26.9 (1.93) 21.8 (1.85) 21.3 (1.83) 0.4 (0.39) 5.1 (1.16) 4.7 (1.07) 7.4 (1.17) 1.3 (0.35) 6.0 (1.04)
Less-than-2-year 39.5 (9.87) 20.6 (6.51) 27.5 (7.17) 30.9 (7.49) 18.5 (5.86) 16.0 (5.29) 4.4 (2.28) 4.4 (2.28) # (†) 0.1 (0.14) 0.1 (0.14) 12.6 (4.52) 0.1 (0.06) 12.0 (4.36)
                                                         
Private, not-for-profit 80.3 (1.12) 64.0 (1.43) 67.6 (1.58) 71.3 (1.34) 28.6 (1.37) 64.8 (1.64) 56.9 (1.41) 56.2 (1.42) 3.4 (0.64) 24.7 (1.45) 21.0 (1.26) 14.0 (0.86) 8.2 (0.61) 6.1 (0.74)
4-year doctoral 70.6 (1.56) 55.4 (1.77) 61.2 (1.84) 61.6 (1.69) 19.3 (0.93) 58.7 (1.92) 50.9 (1.80) 49.9 (1.88) 3.9 (0.84) 22.6 (1.66) 20.2 (1.62) 13.3 (0.86) 8.6 (0.77) 4.9 (0.52)
Other 4-year 85.6 (1.43) 68.3 (1.99) 72.5 (2.19) 77.3 (1.83) 32.5 (2.10) 70.1 (2.27) 60.4 (1.94) 60.0 (1.95) 2.6 (0.59) 27.6 (2.10) 23.0 (1.80) 14.6 (1.29) 8.2 (0.90) 6.7 (1.15)
Less-than-4-year 79.2 (5.71) 67.5 (6.37) 52.0 (8.29) 61.9 (4.87) 40.0 (4.69) 42.0 (6.10) 52.9 (7.57) 51.7 (7.28) 9.3 (7.17) 5.3 (2.22) 4.6 (2.00) 11.4 (3.30) 5.0 (1.43) 6.3 (2.16)
                                                         
Private, for-profit 86.2 (1.73) 79.7 (2.05) 32.8 (3.11) 61.3 (2.40) 53.9 (2.53) 20.2 (2.64) 67.7 (3.40) 65.5 (3.67) 5.1 (1.89) 0.5 (0.16) 0.5 (0.15) 17.2 (1.74) 7.6 (1.09) 8.9 (1.32)
2-year and above 85.8 (1.85) 80.3 (2.58) 33.0 (3.41) 60.0 (3.02) 49.1 (3.23) 26.0 (3.83) 70.9 (3.50) 70.9 (3.51) 1.4 (0.74) 0.7 (0.26) 0.7 (0.26) 15.3 (1.86) 7.8 (1.36) 6.9 (1.19)
Less-than-2-year 86.6 (2.92) 79.1 (3.16) 32.5 (5.18) 62.5 (3.72) 58.6 (3.83) 14.5 (3.61) 64.6 (5.75) 60.3 (6.32) 8.7 (3.61) 0.3 (0.18) 0.2 (0.15) 19.1 (2.92) 7.4 (1.69) 10.9 (2.33)
1999–2000, all institutions 72.5 (0.51) 57.7 (0.56) 51.8 (0.64) 58.7 (0.59) 30.3 (0.59) 48.3 (0.65) 45.4 (0.62) 44.3 (0.63) 6.8 (0.25) 11.2 (0.38) 8.5 (0.31) 9.6 (0.31) 5.6 (0.22) 1.9 (0.17)
Public 67.5 (0.64) 52.6 (0.68) 46.0 (0.72) 53.0 (0.70) 29.8 (0.69) 42.5 (0.72) 38.9 (0.74) 37.9 (0.75) 4.4 (0.24) 7.2 (0.36) 5.4 (0.30) 8.2 (0.35) 3.9 (0.22) 1.9 (0.19)
4-year doctoral 71.0 (0.65) 54.7 (0.70) 48.7 (0.74) 53.1 (0.70) 25.7 (0.72) 44.6 (0.71) 48.3 (0.76) 47.2 (0.78) 5.5 (0.36) 8.3 (0.46) 5.8 (0.38) 9.6 (0.45) 6.1 (0.37) 1.6 (0.15)
Other 4-year 75.0 (1.24) 62.2 (1.48) 50.0 (1.61) 57.7 (1.74) 34.5 (2.11) 46.2 (1.60) 49.1 (1.75) 48.2 (1.78) 4.5 (0.46) 10.4 (1.05) 7.7 (0.83) 7.8 (0.69) 3.9 (0.58) 1.7 (0.36)
2-year 58.2 (1.34) 43.8 (1.28) 40.0 (1.56) 49.9 (1.42) 32.1 (1.17) 37.7 (1.60) 20.5 (1.26) 19.6 (1.24) 3.1 (0.47) 3.8 (0.53) 3.4 (0.50) 6.5 (0.74) 1.1 (0.19) 2.4 (0.49)
Less-than-2-year 60.7 (5.94) 48.1 (6.42) 33.6 (4.81) 49.2 (6.35) 40.8 (6.85) 25.0 (5.05) 11.0 (4.14) 11.0 (4.14) 0.3 (0.31) 0.8 (0.77) # (†) 17.2 (2.19) 0.1 (0.10) 11.7 (2.02)
                                                         
Private, not-for-profit 84.0 (0.77) 67.6 (1.02) 71.6 (1.27) 74.7 (1.12) 27.7 (1.23) 68.9 (1.36) 59.3 (1.14) 57.7 (1.18) 13.4 (0.65) 24.4 (1.07) 18.8 (0.82) 12.8 (0.67) 9.7 (0.56) 1.5 (0.40)
4-year doctoral 78.8 (1.13) 62.3 (1.41) 69.4 (1.29) 69.7 (1.24) 22.4 (0.95) 66.4 (1.36) 57.3 (1.42) 55.5 (1.43) 15.1 (0.86) 24.7 (1.17) 20.9 (1.06) 12.0 (0.74) 9.9 (0.66) 1.1 (0.20)
Other 4-year 88.3 (1.12) 72.2 (1.53) 74.1 (2.12) 78.7 (1.81) 30.9 (2.13) 71.6 (2.27) 62.2 (1.79) 60.6 (1.87) 12.8 (1.01) 24.8 (1.75) 17.7 (1.26) 13.2 (1.09) 9.6 (0.90) 1.8 (0.73)
Less-than-4-year 81.1 (3.64) 62.6 (3.94) 61.5 (4.76) 73.9 (3.59) 40.0 (3.66) 59.4 (5.18) 40.3 (5.18) 40.2 (5.19) 5.0 (0.80) 15.1 (2.91) 10.9 (2.54) 14.6 (1.94) 8.8 (0.95) 2.0 (0.81)
                                                         
Private, for-profit 89.2 (1.25) 86.0 (1.50) 35.3 (3.45) 61.8 (2.49) 52.0 (2.95) 28.8 (3.14) 75.0 (2.87) 74.1 (2.93) 7.3 (1.69) 2.3 (0.84) 2.0 (0.83) 16.1 (1.55) 10.9 (1.42) 2.3 (0.50)
2-year and above 88.3 (1.60) 85.3 (1.90) 38.3 (4.46) 58.5 (2.99) 46.3 (3.47) 33.1 (4.01) 79.5 (2.77) 78.7 (2.80) 6.8 (2.15) 2.6 (1.03) 2.1 (1.00) 17.1 (1.91) 12.3 (1.80) 1.8 (0.47)
Less-than-2-year 91.7 (1.27) 88.3 (1.92) 26.1 (3.49) 71.9 (3.47) 69.9 (3.52) 15.6 (3.83) 61.0 (7.08) 59.9 (7.28) 8.9 (1.89) 1.6 (1.41) 1.6 (1.41) 12.9 (2.42) 6.7 (1.87) 3.8 (1.40)
2003–04, all institutions 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) 10.3 (0.36) 3.2 (0.17) 2.4 (0.12) 0.8 (0.09)
Public 71.1 (0.49) 56.1 (0.47) 48.3 (0.56) 56.0 (0.58) 31.6 (0.33) 43.7 (0.54) 42.6 (0.46) 41.1 (0.47) 6.0 (0.16) 9.9 (0.34) 7.3 (0.31) 3.3 (0.19) 2.5 (0.13) 0.9 (0.11)
4-year doctoral 75.5 (0.64) 58.2 (0.71) 54.4 (0.55) 58.5 (0.61) 27.8 (0.79) 49.7 (0.57) 51.6 (0.74) 50.1 (0.74) 7.3 (0.31) 10.8 (0.41) 9.9 (0.87) 2.5 (0.20) 2.1 (0.16) 0.4 (0.11)
Other 4-year 77.0 (1.12) 64.0 (1.20) 53.4 (1.36) 58.8 (1.78) 34.6 (1.38) 48.1 (1.33) 52.2 (1.34) 50.5 (1.38) 7.3 (0.49) 12.9 (0.96) 5.3 (0.50) 3.5 (0.44) 2.6 (0.31) 1.0 (0.30)
2-year 62.3 (1.22) 48.9 (1.15) 38.1 (1.22) 51.5 (1.20) 34.5 (0.88) 34.2 (1.17) 26.4 (1.03) 25.1 (1.02) 3.7 (0.26) 7.1 (0.54) 1.1 (0.57) 3.9 (0.38) 2.8 (0.26) 1.2 (0.23)
Less-than-2-year 66.7 (2.51) 48.7 (2.75) 36.5 (2.39) 49.7 (2.87) 36.0 (1.79) 23.1 (2.58) 24.8 (2.52) 24.2 (2.54) 4.1 (0.89) 2.0 (0.76) 22.5 (1.53) 15.0 (2.50) 1.9 (1.00) 13.2 (2.30)
                                                         
Private, not-for-profit 88.6 (0.78) 73.1 (0.81) 78.3 (1.28) 81.0 (0.97) 31.9 (0.72) 74.5 (1.34) 66.0 (1.03) 64.4 (1.05) 17.0 (0.96) 29.2 (1.26) 23.0 (1.17) 2.1 (0.19) 1.7 (0.18) 0.4 (0.10)
4-year doctoral 84.1 (1.16) 66.2 (1.69) 76.0 (1.74) 75.9 (1.34) 24.3 (3.06) 72.1 (1.54) 60.8 (2.07) 59.0 (2.02) 17.7 (1.85) 27.7 (1.50) 24.2 (1.93) 1.6 (0.26) 1.4 (0.23) 0.3 (0.11)
Other 4-year 91.8 (1.08) 77.9 (1.25) 80.7 (2.77) 85.0 (1.36) 36.5 (2.12) 77.2 (2.75) 70.3 (2.35) 68.8 (2.34) 16.9 (1.64) 31.3 (2.29) 8.6 (2.71) 2.2 (0.29) 2.0 (0.28) 0.3 (0.12)
Less-than-4-year 88.8 (2.63) 76.8 (4.76) 63.4 (5.93) 76.3 (3.71) 49.6 (3.98) 57.4 (6.16) 56.4 (5.05) 54.3 (5.04) 10.1 (2.42) 10.1 (3.38) 3.7 (0.82) 5.0 (1.68) 1.6 (1.02) 3.4 (1.39)
                                                         
Private, for-profit 92.1 (0.72) 86.9 (0.92) 44.3 (1.90) 69.7 (1.68) 54.8 (1.69) 31.3 (1.88) 79.4 (1.18) 78.2 (1.17) 16.6 (1.45) 3.6 (0.70) 3.1 (0.62) 5.2 (0.69) 4.0 (0.57) 1.2 (0.30)
2-year and above 94.8 (0.89) 90.6 (1.14) 48.0 (2.45) 70.1 (2.17) 53.6 (2.21) 35.0 (2.50) 86.8 (1.43) 86.1 (1.44) 18.1 (1.91) 4.2 (0.93) 1.5 (0.22) 5.5 (0.90) 4.7 (0.76) 0.8 (0.39)
Less-than-2-year 84.3 (1.13) 76.0 (1.31) 33.3 (1.59) 68.4 (1.44) 58.2 (1.61) 20.2 (1.87) 57.7 (1.62) 55.2 (1.59) 12.2 (1.18) 1.7 (0.21) 10.8 (0.41) 4.2 (0.45) 1.9 (0.28) 2.4 (0.30)
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
1 Details on nonfederal work study participants are not available.
2 Includes students who reported they were awarded aid, but did not specify the source of aid.
NOTE: Excludes students whose attendance status was not reported. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and because some students receive multiple types of aid and aid from different sources. Standard errors appear in parentheses. The 2003–04 loan estimates include Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS) and may differ from previously published figures. 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 August 2005.)