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Radwin, David; Conzelmann, Johnathan G.; Nunnery, Annaliza; Lacy, T. Austin; Wu, Joanna; Lew, Stephen; Wine, Jennifer; Siegel, Peter – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This First Look report presents selected findings about student financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year. These findings are based on data from the 2015-16 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:16), a nationally representative sample survey of undergraduate and graduate students enrolled any time between July 1, 2015, and June 30,…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Postsecondary Education, Higher Education, Paying for College
Mitchel, Ashley LiBetti; Aldeman, Chad – Bellwether Education Partners, 2016
States, programs, and schools have long focused on the inputs of teacher preparation--the rules for candidates and the preparation programs they attend--because inputs were thought to predict teacher effectiveness, and because they were often the best option available. But in the early 2000s, policymakers began trying to evaluate preparation…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Outcomes of Education, Accountability, Program Effectiveness
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Jaquette, Ozan; Hillman, Nicholas W. – Journal of Student Financial Aid, 2015
Both federal spending on financial aid and student loan default rates have increased over the past decade. These trends have intensified policymakers' concerns that some postsecondary institutions-- particularly in the for-profit sector--maximize revenue derived from federal financial aid without helping students to graduate or find employment.…
Descriptors: Loan Repayment, Federal Aid, Student Financial Aid, Federal Regulation
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Johnson, Matthew; Bruch, Julie; Gill, Brian – Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic, 2015
This "Stated Briefly" report is a companion piece that summarizes the results of another report of the same name. The purpose of this study was to examine the changes in financial aid and student enrollment at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) after the U.S. Department of Education increased the credit history…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Black Colleges, Enrollment Trends, Student Loan Programs
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Johnson, Matthew; Bruch, Julie; Gill, Brian – Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic, 2015
The purpose of this study was to examine the changes in financial aid and student enrollment at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) after the U.S. Department of Education increased the credit history requirements necessary to obtain Parental Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS). The study used institution-level data to examine…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Black Colleges, Enrollment Trends, Student Loan Programs
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Ginder, Scott A.; Kelly-Reid, Janice E.; Mann, Farrah B. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2014
The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) collects institution-level data from postsecondary institutions in the United States (50 states and the District of Columbia) and other U.S. jurisdictions (see appendix A for a list of other U.S. jurisdictions). This "First Look" presents findings from the preliminary data of the…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Costs, Tuition, Fees
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Simone, Sean Anthony – National Center for Education Statistics, 2014
The federal government invests billions of dollars in grants and loans to help students access and complete postsecondary education. Federal policymakers, therefore, have had a continuing interest in understanding the ability of students to transfer credits between postsecondary institutions. In 2005, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and…
Descriptors: College Credits, College Transfer Students, Transfer Policy, Colleges
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Ginder, Scott A.; Kelly-Reid, Janice E. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
This report describes the universe, methods, and editing procedures used in the 2012-13 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) data collection. IPEDS data consist of basic statistics on postsecondary institutions regarding tuition and fees, number and types of degrees and certificates conferred, number of students enrolled, number…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Postsecondary Education, Tuition, Fees
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Woo, Jennie H. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
This Statistics in Brief examines three cohorts of recent college graduates 1 year after they attained their bachelor's degree. The graduation years for the three cohorts span a 15-year period: 1992-93, 1999-2000, and 2007-08. The latest cohort (2007-08) graduated in the midst of the 2008 recession. This Statistics in Brief first examines how…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Debt (Financial), Loan Repayment, Paying for College
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Wine, Jennifer; Bryan, Michael; Siegel, Peter – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
The National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS) helps fulfill the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) mandate to collect, analyze, and publish statistics related to education. The purpose of NPSAS is to compile a comprehensive research dataset, based on student-level records, on financial aid…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Student Financial Aid, Institutional Characteristics, Research Methodology
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Wine, Jennifer; Bryan, Michael; Siegel, Peter – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
The National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS) helps fulfill the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) mandate to collect, analyze, and publish statistics related to education. The purpose of NPSAS is to compile a comprehensive research dataset, based on student-level records, on financial aid…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Student Financial Aid, School Statistics, Institutional Characteristics
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Wine, Jennifer; Bryan, Michael; Siegel, Peter – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
This report describes the methods and results for the 2011-12 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:12), conducted for the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Washington, DC. The following legislation authorizes this and previous cycles of NPSAS, as well as two longitudinal studies deriving…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Student Financial Aid, Research Methodology, School Statistics
Byce, Chuck; Khazzoom, Aziza – 1993
This report examines the changes that occurred in college student financial aid between 1986-87 and 1989-90 by comparing students receiving various forms of aid in the fall of 1986 with those receiving aid in the fall of 1989. The data used were derived from the 1987 and 1990 National Postsecondary Student Aid Studies (NPSAS). The overall focus of…
Descriptors: Demography, Educational Trends, Federal Programs, Higher Education