ERIC Number: ED288466
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Trends in Student Aid: 1980 to 1987. Update.
Lewis, Gwendolyn L.; Merisotis, Jamie P.
Student financial aid trends from 1980 to 1987 are described in a narrative summary and statistical tables and graphs. Information is provided on 1986-1987 estimated student aid by source (institutional aid, state grants, veterans benefits, Pell grants, federal campus-based aid, Guaranteed Student Loans and Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students, and other federal programs). Data are also presented on federal, state, and institutional aid awarded to postsecondary students in current and constant dollars for 1980-1987 (actual and estimates); amount of aid per recipient and number of recipients; costs of attendance by type of school, family income, and total available aid (grants, loans, work) for 1980-1987; and percentage distribution of aid from the Pell and campus-based aid by type and control of institution. Appropriations for the following federal aid programs for fiscal years 1981 to 1987 are also covered: Pell grants, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, College Work Study aid, National Direct Student Loans, Guaranteed Student Loans, Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students, and State Student Incentive Grants. Included are a note on constant dollar conversion and information on sources of the data. (SW)
Descriptors: College Students, Federal Aid, Grants, Higher Education, Private Colleges, Resource Allocation, State Aid, State Colleges, Student Costs, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Trend Analysis, Two Year Colleges, Universities
College Board Publications, Department M05, Box 886, New York, NY 10101-0886 ($6.00).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College Entrance Examination Board, Washington, DC.