ERIC Number: ED464591
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Student Financial Aid: 2000-01 Update. Informational Memorandum.
Wisconsin Univ. System, Madison. Office of Policy Analysis and Research.
This memorandum provides information about students granted financial aid in the University of Wisconsin (UW) system in 2000-2001 and earlier years. The total financial aid provided UW students was $497.8 million, up $29.8 million from 1999-2000. Total loan dollars for UW students were up $17.5 million from 1999-2000 to $340.3 million. Total grant dollars provided UW students, $146.3 million, were up $12.5 million from 1999-2000. Of the financial aid, 81% was from federal sources, and 8% came from state sources. Five percent was received from institutional sources. The number of students receiving aid, 84,217, was up 317 from 1999-2000, The percentage of undergraduates receiving aid, 56%, was up 1 percentage point from 1999-2000, and the percent of graduate students receiving aid, 36%, also increased. Some 66% of financial aid recipients were dependent students; 26% were independent. Sixty percent of resident undergraduates have student loan debt at graduation, down 3 percentage points from 1999-2000. The average loan debt at graduation was $15,611. Six appendixes contain detailed tables of student financial aid information. (Contains 17 tables.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Debt (Financial), Federal Aid, Grants, Higher Education, Paying for College, State Aid, Student Characteristics, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs
University of Wisconsin System, Office of Policy Analysis and Research, 1534 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706. Tel: 608-262-6441. For full text: http://www.uwsa.edu/opar.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ. System, Madison. Office of Policy Analysis and Research.