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Digest of Education Statistics: 2014
Digest of Education Statistics: 2014

NCES 2016-006
April 2016


Table 331.10. Percentage of undergraduates receiving financial aid, by type and source of aid and selected student characteristics: 2011-12
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
Selected student characteristic Number of undergrad-uates1  (in thousands) Any aid Grants Loans Work study
Total2 Federal3 Nonfederal Total Federal Nonfederal Total4 Federal4 Nonfederal Total5
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
All undergraduates 23,055 70.7 (0.56) 59.4 (0.51) 40.4 (0.44) 59.1 (0.45) 41.5 (0.36) 36.3 (0.42) 41.9 (0.14) 40.3 (0.10) 6.5 (0.14) 5.9   (0.14)
Sex                                            
Male 9,921 68.4 (0.72) 56.7 (0.73) 39.8 (0.55) 55.1 (0.57) 36.7 (0.55) 35.6 (0.53) 39.0 (0.35) 37.3 (0.35) 6.4 (0.18) 6.0   (0.22)
Female 13,135 72.5 (0.53) 61.5 (0.46) 40.9 (0.47) 62.1 (0.46) 45.1 (0.36) 36.7 (0.45) 44.1 (0.22) 42.6 (0.22) 6.5 (0.17) 5.9   (0.15)
                                             
Race/ethnicity                                            
White 13,345 68.1 (0.59) 55.3 (0.53) 40.0 (0.49) 54.5 (0.47) 33.7 (0.38) 35.9 (0.48) 41.9 (0.34) 40.2 (0.32) 6.8 (0.19) 6.0   (0.17)
Black 3,709 81.0 (0.81) 75.2 (0.87) 36.8 (0.78) 71.4 (0.72) 62.1 (0.80) 32.2 (0.72) 52.3 (0.84) 51.0 (0.82) 6.5 (0.34) 5.1   (0.27)
Hispanic 3,696 72.3 (0.85) 61.9 (0.91) 43.0 (0.89) 64.0 (0.81) 50.1 (0.81) 38.9 (0.90) 35.6 (0.83) 34.2 (0.84) 5.6 (0.27) 5.3   (0.30)
Asian 1,292 60.8 (1.64) 46.3 (1.45) 44.2 (1.46) 53.0 (1.49) 33.4 (1.22) 41.2 (1.36) 28.4 (1.12) 27.0 (1.06) 5.0 (0.49) 9.0   (0.66)
Pacific Islander 119 68.3 (3.58) 56.7 (3.66) 37.4 (3.15) 55.1 (3.32) 39.3 (3.23) 34.9 (3.14) 37.9 (3.28) 37.3 (3.22) 4.6 (1.02) 4.5 ! (1.46)
American Indian/
     Alaska Native
209 76.3 (3.13) 69.0 (3.23) 40.9 (3.05) 67.6 (3.18) 55.3 (3.10) 37.6 (3.02) 43.0 (3.17) 41.9 (3.12) 5.1 (0.91) 4.7   (1.15)
Two or more races 686 74.8 (1.48) 63.6 (1.43) 46.7 (1.76) 63.9 (1.59) 45.7 (1.45) 41.9 (1.75) 46.1 (1.46) 44.1 (1.40) 8.4 (0.84) 7.2   (0.68)
                                             
Age                                            
15 to 23 years old 12,956 72.1 (0.49) 59.2 (0.41) 48.2 (0.47) 60.9 (0.42) 38.0 (0.29) 44.4 (0.47) 42.8 (0.28) 41.1 (0.25) 7.4 (0.15) 9.0   (0.21)
24 to 29 years old 4,253 70.4 (1.05) 61.9 (1.09) 31.8 (0.76) 59.0 (0.89) 49.1 (0.83) 27.1 (0.70) 41.6 (0.68) 39.9 (0.64) 5.8 (0.30) 2.4   (0.18)
30 years old or over 5,846 67.9 (0.89) 58.2 (0.92) 29.5 (0.64) 55.1 (0.76) 43.7 (0.77) 25.0 (0.60) 40.4 (0.52) 39.1 (0.51) 4.9 (0.25) 1.6   (0.13)
                                             
Marital status                                            
Not married6 18,507 71.9 (0.50) 60.6 (0.41) 43.0 (0.46) 60.9 (0.43) 42.2 (0.30) 38.8 (0.44) 43.5 (0.17) 41.9 (0.15) 7.0 (0.14) 7.0   (0.17)
Married 4,087 63.9 (1.21) 52.2 (1.28) 30.0 (0.71) 49.4 (0.92) 35.5 (1.00) 26.0 (0.68) 33.8 (0.75) 32.4 (0.70) 4.3 (0.32) 1.4   (0.14)
Separated 461 82.0 (1.72) 76.6 (1.91) 30.8 (1.62) 74.2 (1.92) 67.1 (2.07) 26.3 (1.72) 50.8 (2.09) 50.0 (2.07) 5.3 (0.88) 1.6   (0.47)
                                             
Attendance status7                                            
Full-time, full-year 8,864 84.4 (0.36) 72.8 (0.51) 56.9 (0.46) 72.4 (0.41) 47.4 (0.50) 52.6 (0.45) 56.7 (0.53) 55.5 (0.54) 9.2 (0.22) 11.9   (0.25)
Part-time or part-year 14,192 62.1 (1.05) 51.1 (1.10) 30.1 (0.60) 50.8 (0.87) 37.8 (0.85) 26.1 (0.56) 32.7 (0.48) 30.9 (0.45) 4.8 (0.17) 2.2   (0.12)
                                             
Dependency status and
     family income
                                           
Dependent 11,231 71.6 (0.49) 58.2 (0.40) 49.9 (0.50) 59.6 (0.44) 34.9 (0.30) 46.1 (0.50) 43.4 (0.31) 41.7 (0.29) 7.8 (0.17) 9.8   (0.22)
Less than $20,000 1,775 88.3 (0.68) 83.5 (0.79) 53.2 (1.01) 87.0 (0.67) 82.1 (0.78) 50.8 (1.00) 45.5 (0.84) 44.3 (0.84) 4.9 (0.35) 10.7   (0.56)
$20,000-$39,999 2,011 81.5 (0.88) 74.1 (0.92) 54.7 (0.99) 79.1 (0.92) 70.9 (0.92) 52.0 (1.03) 42.8 (0.80) 41.6 (0.82) 5.6 (0.35) 11.6   (0.54)
$40,000-$59,999 1,389 79.7 (0.89) 70.0 (0.96) 57.5 (1.06) 72.1 (0.97) 54.7 (0.91) 54.3 (1.07) 51.0 (0.96) 49.9 (0.99) 8.5 (0.50) 11.2   (0.53)
$60,000-$79,999 1,535 65.7 (1.06) 49.6 (1.07) 49.0 (0.97) 48.3 (1.00) 14.2 (0.62) 44.3 (1.01) 46.0 (1.02) 43.9 (0.97) 9.8 (0.62) 9.9   (0.59)
$80,000-$99,999 1,339 61.6 (1.29) 45.0 (0.95) 44.5 (1.22) 40.4 (1.17) 2.7 (0.28) 39.6 (1.17) 43.9 (0.91) 41.4 (0.89) 10.2 (0.62) 9.3   (0.65)
$100,000 or more 3,183 59.5 (0.79) 38.7 (0.64) 44.5 (0.74) 40.2 (0.74) 0.7 (0.09) 39.9 (0.74) 38.0 (0.63) 35.9 (0.59) 8.5 (0.34) 7.6   (0.37)
Independent 11,825 69.9 (0.81) 60.6 (0.85) 31.4 (0.55) 58.6 (0.67) 47.7 (0.68) 26.9 (0.52) 40.5 (0.33) 39.0 (0.30) 5.2 (0.20) 2.3   (0.10)
Less than $10,000 3,561 78.6 (0.72) 71.6 (0.74) 35.2 (0.75) 73.5 (0.76) 66.5 (0.76) 30.3 (0.76) 46.7 (0.72) 45.1 (0.73) 5.8 (0.30) 4.4   (0.25)
$10,000-$19,999 2,349 77.0 (1.09) 71.1 (1.05) 32.1 (0.93) 71.2 (1.14) 65.5 (1.12) 27.0 (0.83) 46.9 (0.86) 45.6 (0.87) 5.7 (0.35) 2.3   (0.23)
$20,000-$29,999 1,702 71.4 (1.14) 62.9 (1.41) 30.4 (1.06) 56.6 (1.14) 45.7 (1.20) 25.7 (1.04) 42.3 (0.90) 40.6 (0.91) 5.7 (0.41) 1.8   (0.24)
$30,000-$49,999 1,895 65.5 (1.23) 53.6 (1.36) 30.2 (1.11) 48.7 (1.17) 34.0 (0.98) 25.8 (1.13) 36.8 (0.91) 35.1 (0.92) 5.1 (0.34) 0.8   (0.13)
$50,000 or more 2,318 51.8 (1.73) 37.1 (1.54) 26.6 (0.94) 32.3 (1.08) 13.7 (0.75) 23.2 (0.88) 26.2 (1.25) 25.2 (1.14) 3.7 (0.37) 0.6   (0.12)
                                             
Housing status8                                            
School-owned 2,800 85.3 (0.52) 69.6 (0.59) 71.8 (0.63) 74.5 (0.59) 35.5 (0.60) 68.1 (0.64) 63.0 (0.64) 61.4 (0.62) 11.6 (0.39) 23.0   (0.63)
Off-campus, not with
     parents
10,619 68.1 (0.88) 57.4 (0.87) 34.4 (0.59) 56.1 (0.69) 42.1 (0.67) 30.0 (0.54) 39.1 (0.41) 37.5 (0.39) 5.8 (0.19) 3.1   (0.15)
With parents 7,734 68.3 (0.74) 57.8 (0.69) 36.9 (0.69) 57.7 (0.69) 43.2 (0.65) 33.1 (0.67) 36.5 (0.53) 35.0 (0.53) 5.2 (0.24) 3.6   (0.19)
!Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 and 50 percent.
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 Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense benefits.
4 Includes Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS).
5 Details on federal and nonfederal work-study participants are not available.
6 Includes students who were single, divorced, or widowed.
7 Full-time, full-year includes students enrolled full time for 9 or more months. Part-time or part-year includes students enrolled part time for 9 or more months and students enrolled less than 9 months either part time or full time.
8 Excludes students attending more than one institution.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and because some students receive multiple types of aid and aid from different sources. Data include undergraduates in degree-granting and non-degree-granting institutions. Data exclude Puerto Rico. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. In 2012, no students were reported in the "Other" race category.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2011-12 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:12). (This table was prepared January 2014.)