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Robinson, Jenna Ashley – John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy, 2013
To understand and evaluate a university's effectiveness requires a lot of information. But rarely is that information brought together in one place. This report compiles publicly available data about the University of North Carolina system. It illustrates key characteristics of the 16 campuses and how they have changed over the past decade. This…
Descriptors: Universities, State Colleges, Educational History, Enrollment Trends
Schlachter, Gail Ann; Weber, R. David – 1996
This biennial directory of educational services for the disabled and their families lists 1,052 programs, services, and directories designed primarily or exclusively for persons with disabilities and members of their families, sources of state benefits, and other financial aid directories. An introductory section explains the purpose of the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Categorical Aid, Dependents, Disabilities
McWade, Patricia – 1993
This book provides information to prospective graduate students on how to acquire financial assistance for their graduate programs by explaining (1) what the difference is between undergraduate and graduate aid; (2) aid eligibility; (3) where to go for funding and how much is available; (4) how to be "marketable" to targeted funding sources; (5)…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Financial Needs, Financial Support, Graduate Study
Schlachter, Gail Ann; Weber, R. David – 1988
Four separate sections comprise this directory: a descriptive list of financial aid programs designed primarily or exclusively for the disabled and their families; a list of state sources of benefits; an annotated bibliography of directories listing general financial aid programs; and a set of five indexes (program title, sponsoring organization,…
Descriptors: College Applicants, College Students, Disabilities, Fellowships
National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, Washington, DC. – 1997
This document provides information on student charges at public 4-year colleges and universities in the United States for the academic year 1996-97. A narrative section of the report discusses: what is included in the cost of college, the most recent cost figures for public institutions, average costs for American Association of State Colleges and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Economics, Educational Finance, Expenditure per Student
Washington State Higher Education Coordinating Board, Olympia. – 1990
This handbook on obtaining college financial aid for students in the state of Washington offers step-by-step instructions for applying for aid and a reference guide to state, federal, and institutional types of aid available. A first section describes how to begin and introduces the book. A following section details the general considerations in…
Descriptors: College Applicants, College Bound Students, College Students, Federal Programs
Hauptman, Arthur – 1991
This monograph investigates and discusses the various approaches of innovative financing initiatives in higher education which have developed over the last few years. The 16 chapters and authors are as follows: "Stresses in the Student Financial Aid System" (Martin Kramer); "Evolution and Prospects of Financing Alternatives for…
Descriptors: College Students, Colleges, Corporate Support, Economically Disadvantaged
College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY. Coll. Scholarship Service. – 1986
Information on financial aid, estimating financial need, managing money, and expenses at over 3,500 colleges is provided. College costs are based on the following: tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, and personal expenses. The following financial aid sources are examined; the Pell Grant Program, the Supplemental…
Descriptors: Eligibility, Family Income, Federal Aid, Higher Education
American Legion, Indianapolis, IN. Americanism and Children's Youth Div. – 1988
This handbook of sources of financial aid for postsecondary education provides information on the following topics: (1) introduction (general information for the student, planning for the future, and a "do list" for parents and students); (2) American Legion educational aids (a detailed table of data on financial assistance offered by…
Descriptors: Career Planning, College Applicants, College Preparation, Cooperative Education
Miller, Scott E.; Hexter, Holly – 1985
The ways middle-income families pay for college are examined, based on a national survey of student aid recipients, especially traditional undergraduate dependent students. Information is provided on the mix between loans, grants, work, and family contribution, as well as the relationship between federal, state, and college-sponsored aid. Examples…
Descriptors: College Students, Dependents, Family Income, Federal Aid
Alaska State Commission on Postsecondary Education, Juneau. – 1988
Pertinent information about the Alaska Student Loan Program is summarized. The topics covered include: purpose of the program; terms; questions and answers concerning loan amounts, application procedures and repayment; a payment reminder including a schedule of payments; the Alaska student loan statutes; and the Alaska student loan regulations.…
Descriptors: Financial Aid Applicants, Financial Needs, Higher Education, Income Contingent Loans