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Table 331.80. Percentage of part-time or part-year undergraduates receiving financial aid, by type and source of aid and control and level of institution: Selected years, 1992-93 through 2011-12
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
Control and level of institution Any aid Grants Loans Work study1
Total2 Federal3 Nonfederal Total Federal Nonfederal Total4 Federal4 Nonfederal Total Federal
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
1992-93,
     all institutions
37.3 (0.49) 24.7 (0.34) 16.5 (0.45) 32.0 (0.40) 18.3 (0.26) 19.3   (0.43) 13.9   (0.36) 13.5   (0.37) 0.8   (0.10) 2.1   (0.10) 1.2   (0.07)
Public 31.7 (0.49) 19.9 (0.29) 14.5 (0.48) 27.6 (0.44) 15.3 (0.24) 17.2   (0.50) 9.6   (0.26) 9.2   (0.27) 0.6   (0.11) 1.7   (0.10) 0.9   (0.08)
4-year doctoral 40.5 (0.72) 27.8 (0.74) 19.5 (0.67) 31.2 (0.81) 17.0 (0.69) 20.7   (0.73) 21.8   (0.76) 21.4   (0.75) 1.1   (0.19) 3.6   (0.27) 2.1   (0.22)
Other 4-year 39.5 (1.06) 28.5 (1.13) 19.1 (1.05) 33.8 (0.78) 22.0 (0.92) 20.1   (0.87) 16.8   (0.85) 16.3   (0.81) 1.3 ! (0.40) 3.1   (0.40) 1.5   (0.26)
2-year 28.6 (0.65) 16.6 (0.44) 12.7 (0.64) 25.9 (0.56) 13.7 (0.32) 16.2   (0.66) 5.8   (0.34) 5.5   (0.33) 0.4   (0.10) 1.1   (0.12) 0.6   (0.10)
Less-than-2-year 21.2 (1.69) 15.1 (1.09) 6.9 (1.48) 19.4 (1.62) 13.8 (1.06) 8.0   (1.85) 0.7 ! (0.31) 0.7 ! (0.31) #   (†)   (†)   (†)
                                                         
Private nonprofit 54.6 (1.33) 32.5 (1.43) 34.5 (1.20) 48.2 (1.19) 19.9 (1.23) 39.9   (1.16) 25.0   (1.31) 24.4   (1.33) 1.9   (0.19) 6.0   (0.69) 3.9   (0.51)
4-year doctoral 51.4 (1.87) 28.5 (1.31) 33.0 (1.98) 44.3 (1.97) 12.6 (0.88) 38.8   (2.14) 24.7   (1.26) 23.8   (1.25) 2.7   (0.52) 5.4   (0.98) 3.1   (0.69)
Other 4-year 56.8 (1.88) 34.1 (2.31) 36.9 (1.79) 50.8 (1.73) 21.7 (2.10) 43.0   (1.85) 26.3   (1.96) 25.8   (1.95) 1.6   (0.29) 7.7   (1.18) 5.0   (0.81)
Less-than-4-year 52.7 (4.06) 34.5 (2.94) 28.4 (3.54) 46.0 (3.73) 26.5 (2.29) 31.3   (3.79) 21.2   (2.96) 20.7   (3.00) 1.2 ! (0.41)   (†)   (†)
                                                         
Private for-profit 70.9 (2.20) 64.3 (2.02) 11.9 (1.31) 55.0 (1.31) 48.4 (0.95) 11.3   (1.41) 43.2   (3.57) 42.8   (3.52) 1.5 ! (0.57) 0.8   (0.20) 0.3   (0.08)
2-year and above 63.7 (4.57) 54.1 (3.69) 14.7 (3.04) 44.9 (2.97) 33.3 (1.26) 17.8   (3.61) 47.7   (4.16) 47.5   (4.10)   (†) 1.2 ! (0.37) 0.5 ! (0.24)
Less-than-2-year 75.5 (1.80) 70.9 (1.73) 10.2 (1.75) 61.5 (1.37) 58.1 (1.11) 7.1   (1.45) 40.3   (4.97) 39.7   (4.93) 1.8 ! (0.63) 0.5 ! (0.23) 0.2 ! (0.08)
                                                         
1999-2000,                                                        
all institutions 44.2 (0.66) 29.3 (0.34) 27.5 (0.72) 35.3 (0.62) 18.2 (0.25) 25.2   (0.68) 18.6   (0.28) 17.9   (0.27) 2.1   (0.13) 1.9   (0.09) 1.4   (0.08)
Public 38.9 (0.77) 23.9 (0.36) 25.4 (0.80) 31.4 (0.70) 15.5 (0.26) 23.4   (0.76) 12.6   (0.24) 12.0   (0.22) 1.3   (0.12) 1.5   (0.11) 1.1   (0.09)
4-year doctoral 51.8 (0.73) 37.8 (0.77) 30.6 (0.84) 36.1 (0.70) 18.1 (0.71) 27.3   (0.73) 33.0   (0.81) 31.8   (0.72) 3.4   (0.47) 3.3   (0.30) 2.1   (0.27)
Other 4-year 53.0 (1.18) 39.2 (1.27) 30.4 (1.23) 40.0 (1.20) 22.2 (1.10) 28.2   (1.22) 30.4   (1.06) 29.5   (1.08) 2.6   (0.35) 3.3   (0.52) 2.7   (0.45)
2-year 33.4 (1.07) 18.0 (0.43) 23.4 (1.10) 28.9 (1.01) 13.8 (0.37) 21.8   (1.05) 4.8   (0.14) 4.4   (0.11) 0.6   (0.09) 0.8   (0.10) 0.6   (0.08)
Less-than-2-year 36.9 (2.46) 19.7 (3.00) 22.6 (1.47) 28.4 (2.64) 16.7 (2.68) 14.6   (2.36)   (†)   (†)   (†) 1.6 ! (0.50) 0.9 ! (0.37)
                                                         
Private nonprofit 65.5 (0.86) 44.9 (1.29) 49.2 (1.35) 54.3 (1.02) 20.5 (1.30) 46.9   (1.48) 37.6   (1.17) 36.4   (1.13) 6.5   (0.57) 6.4   (0.36) 4.3   (0.29)
4-year doctoral 61.2 (1.65) 42.4 (1.75) 49.1 (1.92) 50.9 (1.68) 16.5 (1.49) 46.7   (1.81) 37.4   (2.00) 36.5   (2.04) 8.2   (1.48) 7.2   (0.87) 5.3   (0.73)
Other 4-year 67.8 (1.19) 45.9 (2.08) 50.3 (2.19) 55.7 (1.56) 20.6 (1.73) 48.1   (2.49) 39.4   (1.93) 37.9   (1.81) 6.2   (0.65) 6.3   (0.51) 4.0   (0.42)
Less-than-4-year 64.0 (4.98) 46.2 (5.18) 39.8 (6.19) 56.8 (4.67) 36.0 (4.62) 37.0   (6.29) 22.9   (2.57) 22.3   (2.48) 2.0 ! (0.72) 4.1 ! (1.40) 3.1 ! (1.09)
                                                         
Private for-profit 87.3 (1.08) 83.9 (1.08) 21.9 (1.98) 60.3 (1.59) 54.7 (1.70) 14.6   (1.64) 75.3   (1.61) 74.3   (1.55) 6.5   (0.83)   (†)   (†)
2-year and above 86.0 (1.60) 83.0 (1.69) 25.5 (3.00) 56.5 (2.60) 48.0 (2.56) 19.3   (2.38) 77.9   (2.46) 77.1   (2.38) 6.6   (1.29)   (†)   (†)
Less-than-2-year 89.1 (1.77) 85.2 (1.66) 17.2 (2.78) 65.3 (2.27) 63.3 (2.20) 8.5   (2.21) 72.0   (3.97) 70.7   (3.96) 6.4   (1.14)   (†)   (†)
                                                         
2007-08,                                                        
all institutions 56.6 (0.47) 38.9 (0.31) 37.8 (0.47) 43.0 (0.48) 23.9 (0.30) 28.4   (0.46) 30.1   (0.22) 26.2   (0.18) 11.6   (0.28) 3.4   (0.16) 2.6   (0.11)
Public 49.2 (0.54) 30.3 (0.36) 33.3 (0.46) 38.0 (0.54) 19.1 (0.31) 27.7   (0.46) 19.6   (0.21) 15.9   (0.17) 6.6   (0.17) 2.9   (0.17) 2.2   (0.10)
4-year doctoral 64.2 (0.73) 44.0 (0.74) 45.0 (0.71) 43.1 (0.61) 19.7 (0.57) 34.3   (0.61) 42.6   (0.81) 36.8   (0.76) 14.0   (0.56) 4.5   (0.30) 3.4   (0.26)
Other 4-year 60.0 (1.02) 42.9 (0.95) 36.0 (1.08) 42.2 (0.77) 25.0 (0.75) 26.8   (0.84) 35.1   (0.95) 29.8   (0.83) 10.8   (0.64) 3.2   (0.29) 2.4   (0.27)
2-year 44.3 (0.68) 25.2 (0.42) 30.4 (0.58) 36.2 (0.69) 18.0 (0.38) 26.4   (0.60) 12.1   (0.20) 9.1   (0.13) 4.3   (0.18) 2.5   (0.22) 2.0   (0.13)
Less-than-2-year 46.7 (2.17) 31.4 (1.91) 26.5 (4.22) 38.5 (1.87) 27.6 (1.43) 15.8   (2.14) 14.6   (1.79) 11.3   (1.91) 5.7   (1.24) #   (†) #   (†)
                                                         
Private nonprofit 76.5 (0.92) 53.7 (0.86) 60.6 (1.05) 59.1 (1.08) 22.3 (0.87) 50.4   (1.14) 51.5   (0.83) 46.9   (0.87) 20.2   (0.77) 9.5   (0.75) 7.1   (0.66)
4-year doctoral 75.2 (1.38) 48.9 (1.82) 62.3 (1.70) 58.3 (1.67) 18.8 (1.02) 51.6   (1.90) 49.9   (1.60) 43.5   (1.92) 21.4   (1.24) 10.9   (1.45) 8.1   (1.22)
Other 4-year 77.8 (1.32) 56.4 (1.50) 60.8 (1.39) 60.5 (1.41) 23.6 (1.28) 51.7   (1.46) 52.7   (1.47) 49.3   (1.50) 19.2   (1.19) 9.1   (0.85) 6.8   (0.77)
Less-than-4-year 72.4 (4.93) 63.0 (3.97) 44.5 (5.84) 49.8 (4.95) 37.7 (6.05) 25.4   (4.39) 51.7   (4.57) 48.3   (5.29) 20.9   (3.05) 2.0 ! (0.74) 1.5 ! (0.51)
                                                         
Private for-profit 93.4 (0.56) 87.8 (0.72) 51.9 (1.75) 66.0 (1.01) 58.8 (1.16) 17.6   (1.80) 87.9   (0.75) 82.6   (0.84) 40.1   (1.69) 2.0   (0.35) 1.7   (0.35)
2-year and above 94.8 (0.70) 89.9 (0.88) 53.9 (2.16) 66.5 (1.25) 58.2 (1.44) 18.9   (2.23) 90.3   (0.82) 86.0   (0.97) 41.7   (2.06) 2.5   (0.44) 2.1   (0.44)
Less-than-2-year 88.2 (0.84) 80.0 (1.21) 44.2 (2.01) 64.3 (1.33) 60.8 (1.21) 13.1   (2.20) 79.1   (1.69) 69.9   (1.87) 34.2   (1.65)   (†)   (†)
                                                         
2011-12,                                                        
all institutions 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) 2.0   (0.12)
Public 56.0 (1.18) 44.5 (1.22) 28.9 (0.67) 46.5 (0.93) 33.6 (0.90) 26.3   (0.64) 23.6   (0.45) 22.2   (0.43) 2.9   (0.13) 1.7   (0.11) 1.6   (0.11)
4-year doctoral 66.1 (1.04) 53.4 (0.81) 36.8 (1.02) 47.7 (1.05) 30.9 (0.65) 31.2   (1.02) 47.3   (0.60) 44.3   (0.61) 7.0   (0.41) 2.7   (0.26) 2.5   (0.26)
Other 4-year 59.5 (1.46) 49.7 (1.66) 27.0 (1.13) 46.2 (1.23) 35.7 (1.21) 23.1   (0.98) 30.8   (1.17) 28.5   (1.16) 4.5   (0.53) 2.5   (0.36) 2.4   (0.33)
2-year 52.7 (1.36) 41.2 (1.39) 27.4 (0.86) 46.1 (1.08) 33.7 (1.09) 25.8   (0.83) 16.4   (0.47) 15.4   (0.42) 1.6   (0.13) 1.3   (0.14) 1.3   (0.14)
Less-than-2-year 70.2 (4.21) 60.3 (4.47) 28.4 (5.72) 63.7 (4.42) 54.0 (4.12) 19.4   (4.26) 22.9   (3.99) 20.8   (4.28)   (†)   (†) #   (†)
                                                         
Private nonprofit 77.4 (1.47) 61.0 (1.61) 51.5 (2.10) 60.8 (1.91) 34.9 (1.51) 45.6   (2.13) 53.6   (1.60) 49.8   (1.59) 10.5   (1.01) 8.9   (0.86) 7.1   (0.76)
4-year doctoral 76.0 (1.87) 57.9 (2.12) 49.0 (2.65) 57.4 (2.68) 29.3 (1.78) 43.2   (2.63) 52.6   (2.12) 48.5   (1.99) 10.2   (1.62) 9.7   (1.21) 6.9   (0.96)
Other 4-year 79.2 (2.42) 64.0 (2.54) 56.6 (3.34) 63.9 (2.81) 38.7 (2.60) 50.8   (3.36) 55.6   (2.61) 52.0   (2.45) 11.0   (1.52) 8.9   (1.26) 7.8   (1.15)
Less-than-4-year 74.3 (4.47) 64.3 (3.22) 26.6 (6.12) 67.7 (4.68) 57.9 (2.94) 18.3 ! (6.47) 45.0   (4.55) 40.8   (3.99) 8.5 ! (2.85)   (†)   (†)
                                                         
Private for-profit 85.4 (1.02) 79.7 (0.83) 24.7 (1.17) 67.2 (1.33) 60.8 (1.08) 14.5   (1.26) 68.2   (0.69) 65.7   (0.51) 11.5   (0.64) 1.0   (0.13) 0.9   (0.14)
2-year and above 85.3 (1.20) 78.8 (0.97) 25.5 (1.30) 65.9 (1.56) 58.6 (1.24) 15.6   (1.45) 67.3   (0.78) 64.5   (0.56) 11.3   (0.68) 1.2   (0.15) 1.1   (0.16)
Less-than-2-year 85.9 (1.39) 84.6 (1.40) 20.7 (3.40) 74.2 (1.66) 72.3 (1.58) 8.6   (2.47) 73.3   (1.16) 71.6   (1.35) 12.5   (1.71) 0.2 ! (0.08) 0.2 ! (0.07)
†Not applicable.
#Rounds to zero.
!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.
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.
3 Includes Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense benefits.
4 Includes Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS).
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. Data exclude Puerto Rico. Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 1992-93, 1999-2000, 2007-08, and 2011-12 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:93, NPSAS:2000, NPSAS:08, and NPSAS:12). (This table was prepared August 2014.)

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