ERIC Number: ED240909
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Federal Student Assistance Programs. Research Materials for the Annual Meeting [of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities/National Institute of Independent Colleges and Universities] (8th, Washington, DC, January 25-27, 1984).
National Inst. of Independent Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.
A reference guide to federal student assistance programs is presented with a description and history of funding provided for each. For most programs, there is an analysis of the distribution of funding by sector, type of institution, and state. Information is also included on sources of revenue for public and private colleges and universities, average tuition and fees for two-year and four-year colleges by state, and the proportion of enrollment in the state and private sectors over a four-year period. The following programs are covered: Pell Grants, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, State-Student Incentive Grants, College Work-Study, National Direct Student Loans, Guaranteed Student Loans, PLUS Loans, Nursing Student Loans, Social Security Student Benefits, Indian Higher Education Grants, Veterans Education Benefits, Graduate and Professional Opportunities, Legal Training for the Disadvantaged, Health Education Assistance Loans, Health Professions Student Loans, National Health Service Corps Scholarships, and Scholarships for First-Year Students of Exceptional Financial Need. Appendixes include sources of revenue in higher education, average tuition and fees by state, and distribution of enrollment shares by state. (SW)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Enrollment Trends, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Fees, Financial Support, Grants, Higher Education, Private Colleges, Professional Education, State Colleges, State Programs, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Tuition, Two Year Colleges
National Institute of Independent Colleges and Universities, 1717 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Suite 601, Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Independent Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Guaranteed Student Loan Program; National Direct Student Loan Program; Pell Grant Program