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The National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS) examines the characteristics of students in postsecondary education, with special focus on how they finance their education.

Available Data

Data are currently available for all NPSAS studies up to NPSAS:16.

How do you get the data?

Public access through DataLab.. Analyze data online using the PowerStats, QuickStats, and TrendStats tools in the NCES DataLab: https://nces.ed.gov/datalab.

Restricted-use data are available under restricted-use license. Find out more about how to obtain a restricted-use license here: https://nces.ed.gov/statprog/instruct.asp

Data Information and Issues

Additional information about data issues: https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/npsas/datainfo.asp