Graduate student aid by source and type in the U.S. 2018/19

This statistic shows the amount of student aid offered by different federal, state and private sources to graduate students in the United States for the 2018/19 school year. Over this year 38.8 billion U.S. dollars was offered to students in the form of Federal loans. Altogether, 59.2 billion U.S. dollars worth of student aid was provided across the country to graduate students.

Amount of graduate student aid provided in the United States in the academic year 2018/19, by source and type

Amount of student aid in billion U.S. dollars
Federal Loans 38.8
Institutional Grants 12.2
Private and Employer Grants 4
Federal Veterans Benefits 1.8
Federal Education Tax Benefits 1
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Release date

October 2019


United States

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Supplementary notes

In the United States student aid is funding that is provided to students to help them with education-related expenses such as tuition fees, accommodation costs, books and other supplies etc.
Data for current year is preliminary.

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