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Table 331.40. Average amount of financial aid awarded to full-time, full-year undergraduates, by type and source of aid and selected student characteristics: 2011-12
[In current dollars. Standard errors appear in parentheses]
Selected student
characteristic
Any aid Grants Loans Work study
Total1 Federal2 Nonfederal Total Federal Nonfederal Total3 Federal3 Nonfederal Total4
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
All full-time, full-
     year undergraduates
$15,510 (106) $10,820 (75) $9,160 (110) $9,230 (92) $4,580 (20) $8,590 (115) $10,090 (75) $9,160 (69) $6,980   (187) $2,250 (48)
Sex                                          
Male 15,710 (168) 11,000 (109) 9,300 (174) 9,420 (149) 4,550 (27) 8,750 (178) 10,180 (112) 9,240 (98) 6,910   (255) 2,300 (59)
Female 15,360 (134) 10,690 (88) 9,060 (141) 9,100 (109) 4,590 (26) 8,480 (140) 10,030 (94) 9,100 (91) 7,040   (275) 2,200 (57)
                                           
Race/ethnicity                                          
White 15,380 (146) 10,760 (101) 9,370 (138) 9,060 (115) 4,370 (27) 8,670 (144) 10,280 (99) 9,250 (97) 7,230   (181) 2,200 (67)
Black 16,120 (257) 11,890 (157) 8,270 (300) 8,600 (191) 4,780 (30) 7,850 (313) 9,990 (167) 9,320 (157) 6,360   (406) 2,320 (86)
Hispanic 14,730 (310) 10,190 (157) 8,200 (319) 9,280 (267) 4,750 (40) 7,920 (340) 9,450 (180) 8,670 (163) 6,330   (338) 2,350 (87)
Asian 16,230 (536) 9,520 (248) 10,690 (512) 11,740 (444) 4,780 (82) 10,310 (498) 9,480 (400) 8,500 (303) 7,500   (1,734) 2,350 (119)
Pacific Islander 17,820 (1,659) 11,910 (872) 11,100 (1,870) 11,960 (1,704) 4,990 (164) 11,100 (1,983) 10,750 (1,171) 10,240 (1,057)   (†) (†)
American Indian/
     Alaska Native
14,760 (992) 9,980 (514) 8,930 (1,129) 9,350 (785) 4,970 (260) 8,490 (1,048) 8,000 (607) 7,300 (487) 6,620 ! (2,584) (†)
Two or more races 17,060 (544) 11,490 (295) 9,840 (573) 10,070 (416) 4,750 (94) 9,110 (536) 10,890 (353) 9,750 (300) 6,710   (955) 2,120 (153)
                                           
Age                                          
15 to 23 years old 16,190 (126) 10,460 (90) 9,960 (124) 10,340 (112) 4,570 (22) 9,380 (124) 10,300 (99) 9,320 (94) 6,900   (215) 2,220 (50)
24 to 29 years old 14,120 (240) 11,770 (165) 5,950 (355) 6,550 (202) 4,600 (39) 5,000 (389) 9,700 (123) 8,770 (82) 7,790   (482) 2,530 (159)
30 years old or over 13,160 (210) 11,620 (145) 4,910 (234) 5,800 (125) 4,570 (39) 4,000 (266) 9,460 (122) 8,760 (86) 6,750   (367) 2,550 (157)
                                           
Marital status                                          
Not married5 15,890 (111) 10,810 (79) 9,460 (115) 9,620 (97) 4,600 (20) 8,880 (117) 10,200 (81) 9,230 (75) 6,980   (197) 2,240 (47)
Married 12,390 (254) 10,790 (178) 5,380 (335) 5,990 (187) 4,400 (50) 4,680 (380) 9,270 (168) 8,610 (114) 6,800   (619) 2,630 (339)
Separated 13,130 (517) 11,360 (358) 4,970 (817) 6,010 (303) 4,750 (80) 4,070 (857) 8,950 (314) 8,260 (222) 8,150   (1,369) (†)
                                           
Dependency status and
     family income
                                         
Dependent 16,460 (132) 10,500 (95) 10,150 (125) 10,580 (117) 4,520 (24) 9,570 (128) 10,440 (105) 9,450 (101) 6,840   (219) 2,210 (52)
Less than $20,000 16,380 (272) 10,530 (137) 8,800 (328) 11,150 (255) 5,460 (28) 8,560 (330) 8,010 (149) 7,590 (143) 5,180   (426) 2,140 (78)
$20,000-$39,999 17,000 (284) 10,440 (134) 9,450 (278) 11,530 (239) 5,010 (31) 9,250 (284) 8,350 (148) 7,880 (145) 4,610   (347) 2,250 (99)
$40,000-$59,999 16,700 (313) 9,770 (161) 9,930 (293) 10,030 (265) 2,980 (50) 9,380 (278) 9,700 (215) 8,930 (185) 5,330   (397) 2,250 (112)
$60,000-$79,999 16,080 (387) 9,870 (221) 10,330 (353) 9,690 (356) 2,090 (70) 9,680 (378) 10,660 (245) 9,460 (216) 6,680   (373) 2,160 (95)
$80,000-$99,999 16,180 (398) 10,460 (277) 10,690 (388) 9,880 (382) 2,350 (184) 9,880 (387) 11,620 (267) 10,360 (268) 6,950   (425) 2,110 (87)
$100,000 or more 16,310 (276) 11,380 (241) 11,160 (253) 10,300 (243) 2,900 (327) 10,300 (244) 12,810 (240) 11,360 (229) 8,530   (517) 2,280 (84)
Independent 13,540 (166) 11,390 (104) 5,820 (222) 6,520 (118) 4,640 (28) 5,010 (239) 9,410 (89) 8,600 (60) 7,350   (299) 2,480 (99)
Less than $10,000 14,400 (255) 11,600 (148) 6,210 (333) 7,510 (185) 5,070 (31) 5,490 (340) 9,180 (134) 8,360 (96) 7,560   (552) 2,330 (106)
$10,000-$19,999 13,700 (282) 11,590 (195) 5,580 (369) 6,160 (188) 4,440 (53) 4,760 (404) 9,440 (137) 8,650 (104) 7,170   (388) 2,700 (279)
$20,000-$29,999 12,670 (295) 11,120 (210) 4,840 (380) 5,550 (189) 4,450 (69) 3,920 (412) 9,080 (207) 8,440 (159) 6,550   (489) 3,230 (384)
$30,000-$49,999 12,920 (409) 11,390 (262) 5,820 (743) 5,750 (374) 4,320 (65) 4,940 (798) 9,650 (217) 8,810 (134) 7,440   (837) 1,920 (257)
$50,000 or more 11,770 (359) 10,420 (240) 5,940 (534) 4,690 (363) 2,750 (97) 4,820 (573) 10,410 (292) 9,330 (166) 7,890   (1,159) (†)
                                           
Housing status                                          
School-owned 22,220 (251) 12,340 (160) 13,880 (249) 14,390 (257) 4,690 (44) 13,060 (259) 11,410 (140) 10,190 (145) 7,690   (269) 2,140 (67)
Off-campus, not with
     parents
13,480 (169) 10,780 (113) 6,820 (172) 7,190 (123) 4,550 (28) 6,230 (191) 9,830 (124) 8,990 (110) 6,580   (268) 2,410 (69)
With parents 12,380 (167) 9,550 (98) 6,460 (193) 7,340 (141) 4,580 (36) 5,900 (197) 9,170 (132) 8,360 (100) 6,900   (439) 2,490 (92)
Attended more than
     one institution
13,960 (224) 10,670 (143) 7,530 (237) 7,810 (182) 4,430 (45) 7,010 (237) 9,500 (146) 8,750 (122) 6,170   (339) 2,050 (90)
†Not applicable.
!Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 and 50 percent.
‡Reporting standards not met (too few cases for a reliable estimate).
1 Includes students who reported they were awarded aid, but did not specify the source or type of aid.
2 Includes Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense benefits.
3 Includes Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS).
4 Details on federal and nonfederal work-study participants are not available.
5 Includes students who were single, divorced, or widowed.
NOTE: Aid averages are for those students who received the specified type of aid. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and because some students receive multiple types of aid and aid from different sources. Full-time, full-year undergraduates were enrolled full time for 9 or more months at one or more institutions. Data include undergraduates in degree-granting and non-degree-granting institutions. Data exclude Puerto Rico. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
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.)

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