Share of student grants provided in the U.S., by source 1998-2019

This statistic shows the share of total amount of student grants provided in the United States that were offered by federal, institutional, private, and state sources from 1998/99 to 2018/19. In the 2018/19 academic year, federal grants accounted for 30 percent of all grants paid out to students in the United States.

Share of total student grants provided in the United States by federal, institutional, private and state sources from 1998/99 to 2018/19

State grantsPrivate and employer grantsInstitutional grantsFederal grants
2018/199%13%48%30%
2017/189%13%47%31%
2016/179%13%47%32%
2015/16 9%13%45%34%
2014/15 9%12%43%36%
2013/14 8%13%41%38%
2012/13 8%13%40%39%
2011/12 9%13%38%41%
2010/11 9%12%35%44%
2009/10 9%13%37%41%
2008/09 11%16%42%30%
2007/08 12%17%43%28%
2006/07 13%17%43%28%
2005/06 12%17%42%29%
2004/05 13%16%41%31%
2003/04 12%16%40%32%
2002/03 13%16%39%32%
2001/02 13%16%42%30%
2000/01 13%16%44%27%
1999/00 12%16%45%27%
1998/99 12%15%45%29%
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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

1998 to 2019

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.
Percentages may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

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