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Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008

NCES 2008-084
September 2008

Table 6.3a.  Percentage of full-time, full-year undergraduates receiving financial aid from any source, by race/ethnicity: 2003–04

Race/ethnicity Percent
Total1 76.1
White 74.0
Black 89.2
Hispanic 80.7
Asian/Pacific Islander 66.1
American Indian/Alaska Native 81.9
1 Total includes other race/ethnicity categories not separately shown.
NOTE: Students may receive aid from multiple sources. Financial aid includes assistance in the form of grants, loans, work study, or any other type of aid, including PLUS loans (loans to parents). Data include undergraduates in degree-granting and non-degree-granting institutions. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2003–04 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:04).