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North Dakota University System, 2019
College affordability is a significant factor in student access, retention and completion. Tuition and fee rates are a major component of affordability, as is the availability of financial aid programs from federal, state, institutional and private sources. Strategically designed approaches to college affordability can better assist families in…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Grants, Student Loan Programs, Student Costs
Fountain, Joselynn H. – Congressional Research Service, 2018
Three Higher Education Act (HEA) student financial aid programs--the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) program, the Federal Work-Study (FWS) program, and the Federal Perkins Loan program--collectively are referred to as the campus-based programs. Under the campus-based programs, federal funding is provided to institutions…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Federal Aid, Student Loan Programs, Grants
North Dakota University System, 2018
College affordability is a significant factor in student access, retention and completion. Tuition and fee rates are a major component of affordability. Another factor is the availability of financial aid programs from federal, state, institutional and private sources. Well-rounded and strategically designed approaches to college affordability can…
Descriptors: Student Costs, College Students, Tuition, Fees
North Dakota University System, 2017
This 2017 student affordability report looks at the following numerical data for higher education in the state of North Dakota: (1) Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Room and Board; (2) Total Estimated Student Cost; (3) Federal Funding Sources; (4) Net Price; (5) Loan Volume and Indebtedness; and (6) Percent of Students with Aid. The 2016-17 tuition and…
Descriptors: Student Costs, College Students, Tuition, Fees
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, 2017
The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) task force for Re-Examining Paradigms of Campus-Based Aid was established in June 2017 to examine the "one grant/one loan" concept with a specific focus on whether and how the existing campus-based programs fit into this model. Proposals to eliminate campus-based…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Higher Education, Federal Legislation
US House of Representatives, 2017
This document records testimony from a hearing held to examine ways in which federal student aid could be improved to better meet the needs of students. Member statements were presented by: (1) Honorable Susan A. Davis, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development; and (2) Honorable Brett Guthrie, Chairman,…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Student Financial Aid, College Students, Student Loan Programs
Federal Student Aid, US Department of Education, 2014
Federal student aid comes from the federal government--specifically, the U.S. Department of Education. It is money that helps a student pay for higher education expenses (i.e., college, career school, or graduate school expenses). Federal student aid covers such expenses as tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and transportation.…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Expenditures, Federal Government, Tuition
Federal Student Aid, US Department of Education, 2014
For those needing a loan to attend college, think federal aid first. Federal student loans usually offer borrowers lower interest rates and have more flexible repayment terms and options than private student loans. This brief report answers the following questions about federal aid: (1) What is a federal student loan?; (2) What is a private…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Federal Programs, Federal Aid
Federal Student Aid, US Department of Education, 2013
Federal student aid comes from the federal government--specifically, the U.S. Department of Education. It is money that helps a student pay for higher education expenses (i.e., college, career school, or graduate school expenses). Federal student aid covers such expenses as tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and transportation.…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Expenditures, Federal Government, Tuition
US Department of Education, 2010
This paper discusses what federal student aid is and how to apply for it. It also provides a list of federal student aid programs for 2011-12. Federal student aid comes from the federal government--specifically, the U.S. Department of Education. It's money that helps a student pay for education expenses at a postsecondary school (e.g., college,…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Federal Government, Student Financial Aid, Tuition
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NJ1), 2009
This year, more students are applying and qualifying for need-based financial aid and more financial aid offices are being asked to reassess financial aid packages to reflect recent changes to families' financial situations, according to a recent survey by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators. "This survey…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Financial Aid, Financial Aid Applicants, Federal Programs
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NJ1), 2009
More than three-quarters of postsecondary institutions (79 percent) would prefer expanding the current Perkins Loan program rather than replacing it with the Direct Perkins Loan program being proposed in Congress, according to a recent survey of NASFAA-member schools. In fact, increasing unsubsidized Stafford Loan limits (80 percent) and lowering…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Federal Programs, Change, Federal Aid
Executive Office of the President, 2009
Each year, more than 16 million college students and their families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). They spend hours answering needlessly complicated and intrusive questions that undermine the fundamental goal of student aid: to help more students attend and graduate from college. In this report the Council of…
Descriptors: Financial Aid Applicants, Low Income Groups, Eligibility, Educational Attainment