ERIC Number: ED365390
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
UCCSN Student Financial Aid Study, 1991-1992.
Nevada Univ. and Community Coll. System, Reno. Office of the Chancellor.
A study was conducted of the financial aid awarded to students in the University and Community College System of Nevada (UCCSN) in 1991-92. Study findings included the following: (1) financial aid awards to students attending UCCSN institutions amounted to $43,549,673 in 1992-92; (2) of the $43.5 million awarded, $22,958,948 (52.7%) was in federal assistance, $11,914,900 (27.4%) was in state assistance, $1,507,631 (3.5%) was in institutional assistance, and $7,168,194 (16.5%) was in assistance from private sources; (3) $8,252,456 of state aid to students was in the form of student employment, including graduate assistant wages; (4) the four community colleges in the UCCSN expended a total of $5,253,938 in student financial assistance, of which $4,369,988 (83.2%) was in federal assistance, $436,874 (8.3%) was in state assistance, $78,536 (1.5%) was in institutional assistance, and $368,540 (7%) was in private assistance; (5) in the community colleges, a total of 6,306 awards were given, of which 892 were loans, 4,401 were grants, 310 were scholarships, and 703 were in student employment; (6) the two universities in the UCCSN expended a total of $38,295,735 in student financial assistance, of which $18,588,960 (48.5%) was in federal assistance, $11,478,026 (30%) was in state assistance, $1,429,095 (3.7%) was in institutional assistance, and $6,799,654 (17.8%) was in private assistance; and (7) in the four-year institutions, a total of 20,520 awards were given, of which 6,423 were loans, 6,010 were grants, 4,232 were scholarships, and 3,855 were in student employment. A review of loans versus grants in federal funding; data on state allocations nationally; and detailed data tables are included. (PAA)
Descriptors: Assistantships, College Students, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis, Educational Finance, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Grants, Higher Education, Private Financial Support, Scholarship Funds, State Aid, State Colleges, State Universities, Student Employment, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nevada Univ. and Community Coll. System, Reno. Office of the Chancellor.