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

NCES 2016-006
April 2016


Table 331.37. Percentage of part-time or part-year undergraduates receiving financial aid, and average annual amount received, by source of aid and selected student characteristics: Selected years, 1999-2000 through 2011-12
[Standard errors appear in parentheses. Amounts in constant 2013-14 dollars]
Year and selected student characteristic Number enrolled (in thousands) Any aid Grants Loans1
Percent receiving Average amount Percent receiving Average amount Percent receiving Average amount
Total2 Federal3 Nonfederal Total2 Federal3 Nonfederal Total Pell Total Pell
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
1999-2000                                                        
Total 10,186 (—) 44.2 (0.66) 29.3 (0.34) 27.5 (0.72) $5,220 (92) $5,400 (66) $2,640   (79) 35.3 (0.62) 17.9   (0.25) $2,720 (47) $2,080 (22) 18.6 (0.28) $6,360 (88)
Sex                                                        
Male 4,467 (—) 41.5 (0.91) 26.7 (0.60) 26.1 (0.80) 5,370 (176) 5,660 (150) 2,750   (118) 31.6 (0.79) 14.3   (0.48) 2,720 (67) 2,040 (42) 17.5 (0.66) 6,500 (170)
Female 5,719 (—) 46.4 (0.80) 31.4 (0.62) 28.7 (0.80) 5,120 (93) 5,220 (65) 2,560   (92) 38.2 (0.72) 20.8   (0.44) 2,730 (59) 2,100 (24) 19.4 (0.49) 6,250 (92)
                                                         
Race/ethnicity                                                        
White 6,682 (—) 41.9 (0.56) 26.7 (0.37) 26.9 (0.52) 5,260 (84) 5,470 (73) 2,770   (83) 32.6 (0.49) 14.4   (0.33) 2,720 (58) 1,970 (28) 18.1 (0.32) 6,380 (106)
Black 1,349 (—) 59.9 (2.01) 43.2 (1.52) 33.2 (2.84) 4,980 (261) 5,190 (179) 2,250   (195) 49.8 (2.26) 32.0   (1.30) 2,600 (108) 2,150 (47) 23.8 (1.46) 6,300 (196)
Hispanic 1,189 (—) 46.2 (1.92) 32.3 (1.52) 28.1 (1.66) 5,090 (224) 5,380 (237) 2,190   (148) 38.4 (1.55) 22.9   (1.16) 2,620 (99) 2,240 (66) 18.7 (1.35) 6,180 (302)
Asian 494 (—) 31.8 (2.19) 21.3 (1.69) 21.6 (1.69) 6,050 (497) 5,920 (518) 3,080   (340) 26.4 (1.90) 15.3   (1.25) 3,630 (306) 2,570 (147) 13.2 (1.61) 6,410 (532)
Pacific Islander 86 (—) 33.9 (5.65) 28.4 (5.17) 19.4 (3.47) 5,350 (678) 5,080 (797) 1,920 ! (604) 26.4 (4.13) 18.6   (3.88) 2,650 (378) 1,930 (265) 13.3 (3.33) 7,110 (1,043)
American Indian/
      Alaska Native
114 (—) 49.0 (4.71) 33.3 (4.13) 27.8 (3.76) 4,300 (425) 4,370 (408) 2,340   (408) 40.4 (4.34) 23.5   (3.88) 2,790 (331) 2,010 (110) 16.1 (2.69) 4,780 (425)
Two or more races 170 (—) 42.1 (3.26) 28.6 (2.70) 25.8 (2.43) 5,360 (488) 4,940 (420) 3,260   (455) 33.7 (3.17) 17.9   (2.46) 3,020 (375) 2,020 (200) 15.7 (1.61) 7,030 (550)
Other 103 (—) 35.9 (3.91) 23.7 (3.57) 24.5 (3.03) 6,810 (891) 5,750 (628) 4,430   (979) 28.7 (3.38) 15.4   (2.94) 3,180 (403) 2,120 (215) 17.2 (2.74) 8,110 (1,178)
                                                         
Dependency status
      and family income
                                                       
Dependent 3,472 (—) 43.5 (0.82) 31.6 (0.65) 27.1 (0.67) 6,360 (155) 5,410 (85) 3,910   (177) 32.6 (0.69) 15.3   (0.50) 3,670 (133) 2,110 (47) 23.2 (0.55) 6,200 (108)
Low-income4 895 (—) 61.1 (1.17) 52.2 (1.38) 35.5 (1.30) 6,020 (219) 4,960 (148) 3,080   (174) 57.3 (1.13) 46.1   (1.37) 3,590 (150) 2,340 (52) 27.3 (1.08) 5,380 (191)
Middle-income4 1,798 (—) 40.4 (1.12) 27.1 (0.93) 25.9 (0.75) 6,300 (229) 5,470 (142) 4,090   (239) 26.8 (0.90) 6.6   (0.54) 3,560 (198) 1,320 (50) 23.5 (0.77) 6,200 (156)
High-income4 779 (—) 30.6 (1.56) 18.1 (1.12) 20.1 (1.16) 7,330 (367) 6,700 (306) 5,100   (453) 17.7 (1.15)   (†) 4,380 (363) (†) 17.8 (1.16) 7,670 (331)
Independent 6,714 (—) 44.6 (0.82) 28.2 (0.39) 27.8 (0.93) 4,640 (106) 5,390 (80) 2,000   (68) 36.7 (0.79) 19.3   (0.30) 2,290 (37) 2,070 (23) 16.2 (0.38) 6,470 (116)
                                                         
2003-04                                                        
Total 11,306 (—) 54.0 (0.82) 38.1 (0.81) 31.6 (0.59) $5,770 (79) $5,520 (80) $3,200   (78) 43.1 (0.76) 23.5   (0.65) $3,060 (43) $2,380 (28) 24.5 (0.24) $6,400 (94)
Sex                                                        
Male 4,661 (—) 50.6 (1.05) 34.1 (0.91) 30.5 (0.73) 6,010 (127) 5,820 (107) 3,450   (116) 37.9 (0.92) 17.4   (0.63) 3,130 (64) 2,370 (36) 22.5 (0.48) 6,820 (163)
Female 6,646 (—) 56.3 (0.78) 40.9 (0.85) 32.3 (0.63) 5,620 (77) 5,340 (87) 3,040   (82) 46.8 (0.76) 27.8   (0.76) 3,030 (49) 2,380 (31) 25.9 (0.35) 6,140 (79)
                                                         
Race/ethnicity                                                        
White 6,841 (—) 51.5 (1.09) 33.8 (1.11) 31.7 (0.67) 5,700 (106) 5,600 (88) 3,280   (97) 40.0 (0.95) 18.3   (0.81) 2,970 (54) 2,260 (29) 23.6 (0.57) 6,540 (117)
Black 1,778 (—) 68.9 (0.94) 55.8 (1.09) 34.2 (1.06) 5,850 (196) 5,530 (192) 2,770   (111) 57.8 (0.91) 41.0   (0.93) 3,090 (77) 2,450 (50) 33.2 (1.60) 5,870 (133)
Hispanic 1,559 (—) 53.0 (1.24) 40.8 (1.10) 29.6 (1.15) 5,660 (151) 5,170 (119) 3,030   (140) 44.0 (1.17) 28.7   (0.97) 3,130 (81) 2,490 (37) 22.6 (0.94) 6,260 (200)
Asian 570 (—) 39.4 (2.05) 25.7 (1.65) 26.8 (1.67) 6,340 (284) 5,670 (225) 3,880   (275) 31.2 (1.86) 15.2   (1.13) 3,880 (221) 2,790 (119) 14.8 (1.23) 7,180 (416)
Pacific Islander 66 (—) 39.5 (5.31) 26.9 (4.62) 26.1 (4.75) 5,830 (855) 4,970 (567) 3,680   (797) 30.6 (4.95) 16.4   (3.80) 3,120 (526) 2,340 (291) 14.5 (3.44) 7,880 (1,303)
American Indian/
      Alaska Native
116 (—) 59.2 (3.54) 40.5 (3.38) 34.8 (3.02) 4,680 (411) 4,640 (352) 2,560   (318) 51.1 (3.38) 26.0   (3.39) 2,870 (284) 2,400 (135) 21.8 (3.00) 5,310 (676)
Two or more races 233 (—) 51.7 (1.97) 38.9 (2.03) 29.8 (1.98) 6,980 (434) 5,820 (293) 4,510   (478) 41.7 (2.15) 25.8   (2.09) 3,540 (271) 2,260 (127) 24.7 (1.96) 7,490 (461)
Other 143 (—) 61.6 (3.04) 48.2 (3.00) 35.7 (2.44) 6,400 (347) 5,810 (331) 3,190   (307) 48.3 (3.04) 30.2   (2.79) 3,260 (178) 2,690 (131) 28.8 (2.65) 6,750 (428)
                                                         
Dependency status
      and family income
                                                       
Dependent 3,943 (—) 50.2 (1.05) 37.3 (0.89) 31.0 (0.78) 6,830 (163) 5,450 (106) 4,510   (155) 37.9 (0.94) 19.3   (0.67) 3,930 (95) 2,440 (32) 26.6 (0.58) 6,620 (173)
Low-income4 1,069 (—) 67.0 (1.17) 56.6 (1.09) 37.7 (1.09) 6,480 (164) 5,130 (105) 3,820   (158) 62.5 (1.17) 50.4   (1.02) 4,110 (102) 2,750 (37) 27.9 (0.82) 5,560 (175)
Middle-income4 2,018 (—) 48.4 (1.02) 34.6 (0.88) 30.9 (0.88) 6,740 (201) 5,400 (145) 4,520   (192) 32.4 (0.89) 11.1   (0.57) 3,590 (116) 1,690 (44) 29.4 (0.80) 6,570 (201)
High-income4 855 (—) 33.2 (1.72) 19.7 (1.13) 22.6 (1.30) 8,050 (354) 6,780 (291) 5,910   (349) 20.0 (1.22)   (†) 4,490 (295) (†) 18.5 (1.08) 8,790 (355)
Independent 7,364 (—) 56.0 (0.86) 38.6 (0.90) 31.9 (0.62) 5,260 (65) 5,560 (95) 2,520   (57) 45.9 (0.80) 25.8   (0.74) 2,680 (34) 2,350 (32) 23.4 (0.34) 6,270 (80)
                                                         
2007-08                                                        
Total 12,984 (—) 56.6 (0.47) 38.9 (0.31) 37.8 (0.47) $6,530 (83) $5,840 (59) $3,780   (76) 43.0 (0.48) 23.8   (0.30) $2,970 (44) $2,140 (17) 30.1 (0.22) $7,230 (87)
Sex                                                        
Male 5,539 (—) 51.3 (0.66) 32.7 (0.57) 35.0 (0.64) 6,540 (129) 6,040 (136) 3,930   (98) 37.1 (0.64) 17.3   (0.41) 3,040 (63) 2,120 (31) 25.4 (0.55) 7,450 (158)
Female 7,445 (—) 60.6 (0.56) 43.4 (0.47) 39.9 (0.55) 6,530 (91) 5,730 (59) 3,690   (85) 47.4 (0.56) 28.7   (0.45) 2,930 (49) 2,140 (20) 33.7 (0.42) 7,100 (96)
                                                         
Race/ethnicity                                                        
White 7,723 (—) 54.0 (0.60) 35.3 (0.45) 37.0 (0.54) 6,550 (110) 5,880 (86) 3,960   (103) 39.3 (0.56) 18.9   (0.38) 2,980 (54) 2,060 (25) 29.3 (0.44) 7,250 (123)
Black 2,093 (—) 69.0 (1.00) 54.1 (1.10) 42.1 (0.89) 6,780 (135) 5,840 (91) 3,600   (119) 55.6 (0.97) 39.3   (0.92) 2,830 (59) 2,200 (36) 40.6 (1.13) 7,070 (141)
Hispanic 1,874 (—) 59.1 (1.07) 41.0 (0.91) 39.5 (1.15) 6,100 (186) 5,700 (157) 3,210   (136) 47.5 (1.11) 29.0   (0.83) 2,830 (84) 2,180 (38) 27.2 (0.91) 7,410 (203)
Asian 731 (—) 41.2 (1.54) 25.2 (1.25) 29.9 (1.37) 6,700 (370) 5,890 (333) 4,260   (340) 32.6 (1.32) 16.3   (1.00) 3,920 (309) 2,370 (87) 17.3 (1.16) 7,310 (364)
Pacific Islander 104 (—) 54.8 (4.74) 33.5 (4.88) 35.2 (4.17) 5,640 (511) 5,680 (557) 3,380   (460) 43.8 (4.67) 25.0   (4.76) 2,630 (340) 2,070 (165) 24.8 (4.56) 6,960 (739)
American Indian/
      Alaska Native
122 (—) 64.0 (3.87) 47.5 (3.74) 42.4 (3.91) 5,530 (608) 5,020 (619) 2,720   (285) 53.8 (3.82) 30.9   (3.84) 3,130 (369) 2,250 (123) 30.6 (3.99) 5,330 (615)
Two or more races 293 (—) 57.3 (2.28) 43.8 (2.08) 37.2 (2.08) 7,480 (317) 6,320 (261) 4,080   (331) 43.1 (2.12) 26.5   (1.72) 3,410 (217) 2,150 (77) 29.9 (1.98) 7,540 (333)
Other 43 (—) 57.8 (5.95) 37.0 (4.66) 38.1 (5.90) 6,170 (891) 5,470 (645) 4,060   (1,176) 42.0 (5.75) 23.4   (3.36) 2,340 (233) 2,200 (163) 29.5 (4.75) 8,490 (1,182)
                                                         
Dependency status
      and family income
                                                       
Dependent 4,852 (—) 52.6 (0.66) 35.9 (0.52) 36.8 (0.59) 7,340 (166) 5,780 (115) 4,850   (148) 37.0 (0.61) 18.0   (0.39) 3,810 (102) 2,250 (27) 29.2 (0.51) 7,720 (167)
Low-income4 1,265 (—) 67.5 (1.16) 55.7 (1.16) 42.6 (1.03) 6,510 (161) 5,260 (136) 3,440   (109) 60.4 (1.09) 49.2   (1.07) 3,670 (82) 2,540 (28) 30.8 (1.12) 6,360 (186)
Middle-income4 2,575 (—) 49.8 (0.84) 31.7 (0.67) 36.5 (0.77) 7,530 (205) 5,840 (166) 5,210   (179) 31.3 (0.76) 9.7   (0.41) 3,710 (139) 1,540 (42) 30.6 (0.64) 7,810 (218)
High-income4 1,012 (—) 40.9 (1.11) 22.0 (0.94) 30.5 (0.95) 8,480 (330) 7,170 (339) 6,210   (312) 22.4 (0.89)   (†) 4,650 (286) (†) 23.8 (0.91) 9,580 (330)
Independent 8,132 (—) 59.0 (0.59) 40.6 (0.41) 38.4 (0.58) 6,110 (68) 5,880 (56) 3,170   (66) 46.6 (0.58) 27.3   (0.38) 2,570 (32) 2,090 (20) 30.7 (0.29) 6,950 (85)
                                                         
2011-12                                                        
Total 14,192 (—) 62.1 (1.05) 51.1 (1.10) 30.1 (0.60) $6,980 (72) $6,550 (65) $3,300   (89) 50.8 (0.87) 37.6   (0.85) $3,540 (47) $2,720 (22) 32.7 (0.48) $6,780 (57)
Sex                                                        
Male 6,053 (—) 59.4 (1.28) 48.1 (1.40) 29.3 (0.72) 6,980 (109) 6,610 (88) 3,300   (107) 46.3 (1.02) 32.4   (1.07) 3,470 (66) 2,650 (29) 29.6 (0.72) 6,760 (88)
Female 8,139 (—) 64.2 (0.97) 53.3 (0.96) 30.7 (0.65) 6,980 (87) 6,510 (75) 3,290   (111) 54.1 (0.86) 41.4   (0.79) 3,590 (59) 2,760 (27) 35.1 (0.45) 6,780 (68)
                                                         
Race/ethnicity5                                                        
White 7,977 (—) 58.3 (1.10) 46.5 (1.15) 28.7 (0.62) 7,110 (98) 6,700 (79) 3,580   (114) 45.0 (0.88) 30.6   (0.84) 3,570 (66) 2,670 (25) 32.2 (0.64) 6,800 (79)
Black 2,500 (—) 74.8 (1.18) 67.7 (1.29) 29.1 (0.94) 7,270 (125) 6,650 (131) 3,230   (169) 65.0 (1.05) 56.3   (1.19) 3,510 (84) 2,730 (39) 42.8 (0.91) 6,680 (109)
Hispanic 2,422 (—) 63.9 (1.35) 52.8 (1.44) 33.9 (1.14) 6,230 (145) 5,980 (134) 2,450   (118) 55.7 (1.29) 43.3   (1.27) 3,300 (74) 2,770 (37) 27.4 (1.04) 6,720 (127)
Asian 688 (—) 51.5 (2.42) 35.7 (2.11) 33.5 (1.97) 6,970 (363) 6,460 (334) 3,840   (370) 44.0 (2.24) 26.7   (1.83) 4,340 (283) 2,980 (110) 19.5 (1.53) 7,440 (530)
Pacific Islander 77 (—) 60.8 (5.54) 48.7 (5.57) 27.8 (3.98) 6,560 (545) 6,680 (484) 2,650   (461) 48.4 (4.83) 36.4   (4.84) 3,240 (319) 2,790 (185) 30.9 (4.47) 7,370 (644)
American Indian/
      Alaska Native
142 (—) 68.4 (4.29) 60.8 (4.35) 33.3 (3.82) 6,820 (555) 6,310 (431) 2,490   (396) 59.1 (4.21) 46.7   (3.92) 3,480 (315) 2,740 (146) 33.9 (3.63) 6,430 (411)
Two or more races 386 (—) 66.3 (2.20) 53.7 (2.10) 36.7 (2.38) 7,250 (285) 6,640 (245) 3,400   (306) 56.7 (2.35) 42.0   (2.03) 3,690 (176) 2,660 (86) 35.8 (1.86) 6,620 (286)
                                                         
Age                                                        
15 to 23 6,306 (—) 60.8 (1.09) 49.2 (1.08) 33.2 (0.72) 7,140 (120) 6,140 (85) 3,990   (140) 50.3 (0.92) 35.7   (0.82) 4,150 (86) 2,800 (27) 30.9 (0.53) 6,630 (111)
24 to 29 3,205 (—) 64.8 (1.47) 55.0 (1.57) 28.0 (0.94) 6,760 (113) 6,640 (101) 2,580   (117) 53.3 (1.27) 42.4   (1.24) 3,030 (60) 2,620 (32) 34.9 (0.93) 6,660 (85)
30 or over 4,681 (—) 62.1 (1.16) 51.0 (1.23) 27.4 (0.71) 6,930 (88) 7,000 (102) 2,670   (105) 49.7 (0.98) 36.8   (1.02) 3,080 (62) 2,690 (31) 33.7 (0.71) 7,040 (79)
                                                         
Marital status                                                        
Not married6 10,588 (—) 62.9 (1.00) 52.4 (1.01) 30.8 (0.66) 7,080 (87) 6,450 (68) 3,500   (104) 52.1 (0.89) 39.4   (0.80) 3,690 (54) 2,740 (21) 33.9 (0.45) 6,730 (69)
Married 3,260 (—) 58.1 (1.51) 45.0 (1.60) 27.9 (0.81) 6,590 (133) 6,870 (137) 2,640   (133) 44.3 (1.16) 29.1   (1.24) 3,010 (82) 2,580 (44) 27.8 (0.95) 6,950 (100)
Separated 344 (—) 76.9 (2.18) 70.1 (2.43) 28.5 (1.92) 7,240 (256) 6,850 (256) 2,700   (274) 69.3 (2.29) 60.9   (2.42) 3,260 (113) 2,840 (89) 43.8 (2.44) 6,700 (218)
                                                         
Dependency status
      and family income
                                                       
Dependent 5,090 (—) 58.7 (1.10) 46.8 (1.03) 33.8 (0.81) 7,280 (139) 6,090 (101) 4,200   (153) 47.2 (0.94) 31.8   (0.78) 4,370 (99) 2,810 (29) 30.3 (0.58) 6,820 (131)
Low-income4 1,342 (—) 77.9 (1.22) 71.1 (1.35) 38.4 (1.35) 6,590 (143) 5,480 (113) 3,220   (158) 75.5 (1.19) 69.1   (1.33) 4,300 (92) 3,100 (37) 31.8 (1.01) 5,470 (125)
Middle-income4 2,676 (—) 56.5 (1.16) 43.6 (1.11) 34.7 (0.97) 7,410 (179) 6,130 (116) 4,340   (189) 43.2 (1.06) 25.7   (0.79) 4,220 (138) 2,400 (41) 32.0 (0.70) 6,930 (157)
High-income4 1,071 (—) 40.1 (1.78) 24.4 (1.15) 25.8 (1.43) 8,540 (401) 8,160 (384) 5,560   (452) 21.8 (1.30) 0.5 ! (0.20) 5,470 (504) (†) 24.1 (1.16) 8,660 (376)
Independent 9,102 (—) 64.1 (1.16) 53.5 (1.26) 28.1 (0.66) 6,830 (71) 6,770 (83) 2,690   (88) 52.7 (0.99) 40.8   (1.04) 3,120 (44) 2,680 (25) 34.1 (0.58) 6,750 (53)
                                                         
Housing status                                                        
School-owned 582 (—) 74.4 (1.83) 56.8 (1.95) 54.4 (1.86) 13,030 (483) 9,230 (396) 8,170   (410) 60.7 (1.88) 31.6   (1.50) 7,780 (395) 2,840 (85) 51.9 (2.07) 8,840 (380)
Off-campus,
      not with
      parents
7,397 (—) 60.9 (1.33) 50.0 (1.38) 28.1 (0.68) 6,680 (78) 6,520 (81) 2,880   (93) 49.3 (1.07) 37.1   (1.07) 3,240 (50) 2,700 (26) 31.7 (0.66) 6,660 (69)
With parents 5,232 (—) 61.5 (1.20) 51.0 (1.19) 29.6 (0.94) 6,370 (123) 6,040 (97) 2,820   (160) 51.2 (1.12) 38.7   (1.11) 3,330 (82) 2,690 (36) 30.3 (0.75) 6,400 (96)
Attended more than
      one institution
982 (—) 67.6 (1.07) 57.0 (1.18) 33.3 (1.10) 8,080 (173) 7,520 (166) 3,500   (157) 53.0 (1.19) 38.8   (1.18) 3,860 (112) 2,950 (54) 42.0 (1.26) 7,350 (138)
—Not available.
†Not applicable.
!Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 and 50 percent.
‡Reporting standards not met. Either there are too few cases for a reliable estimate or the coefficient of variation (CV) is 50 percent or greater.
1Includes Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS).
2Includes students who reported they were awarded aid but did not specify the source of aid.
3Includes Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense benefits.
4Low-income students have family incomes below the 25th percentile, middle-income students have family incomes from the 25th to the 75th percentile, and high-income students have family incomes above the 75th percentile.
5The 2012 questionnaire did not offer students the option of choosing an "Other" race category.
6Includes students who were single, divorced, or widowed.
NOTE: Part-time or part-year undergraduates include those who were enrolled part time for 9 or more months and those who were enrolled less than 9 months either part time or full time. Data include undergraduates in degree-granting and non-degree-granting institutions. Constant dollars based on the Consumer Price Index, prepared by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, adjusted to an academic-year basis. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and because some students receive multiple types of aid and aid from different sources. Data exclude Puerto Rico. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 1999-2000, 2003-04, 2007-08, and 2011-12 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:2000, NPSAS:04, NPSAS:08, and NPSAS:12). (This table was prepared June 2015.)