ERIC Number: ED435280
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Student Financial Aid: 1997-98 Update. The University of Wisconsin System Informational Memorandum.
Wisconsin Univ. System, Madison.
Highlights of this data on student financial aid in the University of Wisconsin (UW) system for 1997-98 include the following: 84 percent of student financial aid comes from federal sources; 56 percent of undergraduate students receive aid (up 2 percent from the previous year); 35 percent of graduate students receive aid (up 2 percent); 60 percent of resident undergraduates have debt at graduation (up 2 percent); and average loan debt of a Wisconsin resident receiving a bachelor's degree is $14,201, up $869 from the previous year. The 10 tables provide data showing trends from the early to mid 1980s on: (1) financial aid provided to UW students, 1982-83 to 1997-98; (2) financial aid by source of funding; (3) distribution of loans; (4) UW system distribution of grants; (5) Wisconsin Higher Education Grant awards to UW system students; (6) UW system distribution of federal work-study; (7) UW system financial aid recipients by dependency and level; (8)UW system financial aid recipients by ethnicity, 1997-98 only; (9) cumulative student loan debt for UW resident undergraduates; and (10) cumulative student loan debt for undergraduates by institution. Appendices provide additional tables showing financial aid dollars by institution and financial aid recipients by institution and residency. (DB)
Descriptors: Debt (Financial), Graduate Students, Grants, Higher Education, Paying for College, State Universities, Statistical Data, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Tables (Data), Trend Analysis, Undergraduate Students
University of Wisconsin System, Office of Policy Analysis and Research, 1534 Van Hise Hall, 1200 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706. Tel: 608-262-6441; Web site:
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ. System, Madison.