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Title: Trends in Graduate Student Financing: Selected Years, 2003–04 to 2015–16
Description: These tables present data from four administrations of the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (2003–04, 2007–08, 2011–12, and 2015–16) showing trends in how graduate students financed their education. Data include the demographic attributes and academic characteristics of graduate students and the average price of attendance for the programs in which they were enrolled. The tables provide detail about the proportion of students who received financial aid and the average amounts of various types of aid received, including grants and scholarships, loans, assistantships, and employer aid. The data show trends in the ratio of loans to total aid amount, maximum federal borrowing, and the cumulative indebtedness of graduate students. The data are presented by various demographic and enrollment characteristics, including degree program.
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Cover Date: September 2019
Web Release: September 6, 2019
Publication #: NCES 2019485
Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Tables
Survey/Program Areas: National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS)
Cost of Higher Education
Debt Burden
Graduate Education
Higher Education
Institutional Aid
Postsecondary Education
Student Financial Aid
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