Share of Federal Pell Grants recipients in the U.S. 2008 to 2019

This statistic shows the number of Pell Grant recipients as a percentage of all undergraduate enrollment in universities in the United States from the academic year 2008/09 to 2018/19. In 2018/19, around 31 percent of all students that enrolled in Undergraduate program had been granted a Pell Grant award.

Share of Federal Pell Grant recipients in the United States, as percentage of total undergraduate enrollment from 2007/08 to 2017/18

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Release date

October 2019


United States

Survey time period

2008 to 2019

Supplementary notes

The Pell grant is a form of student aid offered by the United States Federal Government. Pell grants are intended for students from low-income backgrounds and these grants do not need to be repaid.

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