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Sallie Mae Bank, 2017
"How America Pays for College", introduced in 2008, is a Sallie Mae national study conducted by Ipsos that annually surveys undergraduate students and parents of undergraduates about how much they pay for college and the resources they use to fund the expense. Now in its tenth year, this study also asks families about their attitudes…
Descriptors: Paying for College, National Surveys, Annual Reports, Undergraduate Students
Sallie Mae Bank, 2016
Sallie Mae, the nation's saving, planning, and paying for college company, along with Ipsos, one of the world's largest, independent market research companies, surveyed 800 college students to learn more about how they are managing their finances and using credit. The online survey, completed in December 2015, comprised a cross-section of key…
Descriptors: Money Management, College Students, Student Surveys, Online Surveys
Sallie Mae, Inc., 2014
Sallie Mae has conducted "How America Pays for College" annually since 2008, providing information about the resources American families invest in an undergraduate college education. This study focuses particularly on the planning and payment behaviors in a given academic year. Now in its seventh year, the study provides a compelling…
Descriptors: Paying for College, National Surveys, Parent Surveys, Student Surveys
Sallie Mae, Inc., 2014
This is the fourth report in the Sallie Mae series "How America Saves for College," which launched in 2009. To understand how American families are planning for their children's education, the study captures data on parents' decision-making about savings, the use of savings vehicles, and the amount they save, as well as attitudes toward…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Paying for College, Higher Education, Money Management
Sallie Mae, Inc., 2013
Sallie Mae has conducted an ongoing study, "How America Pays for College," annually since 2008. Through that study, the researchers are able to provide a clearer picture of how the typical American undergraduate is paying for college today. This report is the third in the "How America Saves for College" series conducted since 2009. Interviews took…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Paying for College, Higher Education, Money Management
Sallie Mae, Inc., 2012
Sallie Mae has conducted "How America Pays for College" annually since 2008, providing information about the resources American families invest in an undergraduate college education. This study focuses particularly on the planning and payment behaviors in a given academic year. Now in its fifth year, the study allows tracking over time of changes…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Paying for College, Undergraduate Study, Educational Finance
Sallie Mae, Inc., 2011
Sallie Mae's national study, "How America Pays for College," now in its fourth year, shows the resilience of American families' strongly held belief in the value of a college education. Even in the face of rising tuition costs and the worst economic decline in a generation, between academic years 2007-2008 and 2009-2010 Americans paid increasingly…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Paying for College, Undergraduate Study, Educational Finance
Sallie Mae, Inc., 2010
This report presents the findings of a quantitative survey research program that Gallup, Inc. conducted on behalf of Sallie Mae. The overall objective of the study was to determine how American families are paying for higher education. The study also measures public attitudes toward college and various topics related to funding college. To achieve…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Paying for College, Undergraduate Study, Educational Finance
Sallie Mae, Inc., 2010
American families have felt first-hand the significant impact of the economic crisis. The job market continues to show weakness, homes have lost value, and families are concerned about their economic future. Many studies have found that families are making tough choices in limiting their discretionary spending. It is in the context of this crisis…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Paying for College, Higher Education, Money Management
Sallie Mae, Inc., 2009
Sallie Mae's study, "How America Pays for College 2009," conducted by Gallup, provides a picture of how families made the investment in higher education last academic year and how they are beginning to meet the challenges of the economic recession. Based on a nationally representative survey of college-going students and parents of undergraduates,…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Paying for College, Undergraduate Study, Educational Finance
Sallie Mae, Inc., 2009
Sallie Mae's study, "How America Saves for College 2009," conducted by Gallup, provides a measure of the commitment parents have to helping their children reach higher education and whether and how they are saving for the investment. Based on a nationally representative survey of parents of children under age 18, the study found that without…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Paying for College, Higher Education, Money Management