ERIC Number: ED445582
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-May
Reference Count: N/A
Informational Memorandum: Student Financial Aid, 1998-99 Update.
Wisconsin Univ. System, Madison.
This publication presents data on student financial aid trends in the University of Wisconsin (UW) System. Tables include: an overview of student financial aid trends; sources of aid for UW System students; loans; grants; the Federal Work Study Program; characteristics of financial aid recipients; and student indebtedness. Highlights noted include: total financial aid dollars provided to UW System students ($453.9 million); total loan dollars provided to UW System students ($309.9 million); total grant dollars provided to UW System students ($132.6 million); percentage of financial aid from federal, state, and institutional sources (83 percent, 8 percent, and 5 percent, respectively); total number of students receiving financial aid (81,237); and average loan debt of a Wisconsin resident receiving a bachelors degree in 1998-99 ($14,835). Appended tables include: UW System financial aid dollars by institution, 1998-99; UW System financial aid recipients by institution, level, and residency for 1998-99; UW System student financial aid dollars by institution, level, and residency for 1998-99; state grants received by UW students; financial aid grants to UW System students; and proportion of financial aid grants to total aid. Technical notes are appended. (SM)
Descriptors: College Students, Federal Aid, Graduate Students, Grants, Higher Education, Race, Racial Differences, State Aid, State Universities, Student Characteristics, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Tables (Data), Trend Analysis, Work Study Programs
University of Wisconsin System, Office of Policy Analysis and Research, 1534 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706-1525; Tel: 608-262-6441; Fax: 608-265-3175; e-mail: OPAR@uwsa.edu; Web site: http://www.uwsa.edu/opar/.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ. System, Madison.