ERIC Number: ED423761
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Trends in Student Aid, 1998.
College Board, Washington, DC. Washington Office.
This report presents annual data on the amount of financial assistance grants, loans, and work-study available to postsecondary students. Text and 14 tables and figures explain and display a variety of data for the period 1987-88 through 1997-98, covering virtually all federal aid and most of the state and institutional assistance programs available to students. Trend data presented includes: aid awarded to postsecondary students in current dollars; aid awarded in constant dollars; average tuition and fee charges; cost of attendance; selected income measures in current and constant dollars; number of recipients and aid per recipient for Pell Grant, state Student Incentive Grants, and campus-based programs in current and constant dollars; aggregate number of loans and average loan amount for the Federal Family Education Loan Program and the Ford Direct Student Loan Program; percentage distribution of aid from the Federal Pell, campus-based, Stafford Loan, and Parent Loans to Undergraduate Student programs by type of institution; grant, loan, and work-study funding in current and constant dollars as a percentage of total aid; and federal Pell Grant awards in current and constant dollars. Appended are two tables which provide data back to 1963-64 and two additional tables concerning loans. (DB)
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Financial Support, Grants, Higher Education, State Aid, Statistical Data, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Tables (Data), Trend Analysis, Work Study Programs
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College Board, Washington, DC. Washington Office.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Family Education Loan Program; Federal Direct Student Loan Program; Pell Grant Program; Stafford Student Loan Program