Share of students receiving student aid in the U.S. in 2016/17, by type of aid

Share of university students receiving student aid in the United States 2016/17, by type of aid and institution

by Erin Duffin, last edited Jul 18, 2019
Share of students receiving student aid in the U.S. in 2016/17, by type of aid This statistic shows the share of university students that received different types of student aid in the United States in the 2016/17 academic year. A differentiation is also made between students at 4-year and 2-year institutions. In the academic year 2016/17, about 70 percent of first-time, full-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students received federal grants in private for-profit 2-year institutions in the United States.
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Share of university students receiving student aid in the United States 2016/17, by type of aid and institution

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Federal grantsState/Local grantsInstitutional grantsStudent loans
Public - 4 year36%37%49%47%
Private - 4 year (non-profit)32%25%82%59%
Private - 4 year (for-profit)64%10%32%72%
Public - 2 year52%39%14%21%
Private - 2 year (non-profit)82%4%21%87%
Private - 2 year (for-profit)70%6%12%75%
Federal grantsState/Local grantsInstitutional grantsStudent loans
Public - 4 year36%37%49%47%
Private - 4 year (non-profit)32%25%82%59%
Private - 4 year (for-profit)64%10%32%72%
Public - 2 year52%39%14%21%
Private - 2 year (non-profit)82%4%21%87%
Private - 2 year (for-profit)70%6%12%75%
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Jul 18, 2019
This statistic shows the share of university students that received different types of student aid in the United States in the 2016/17 academic year. A differentiation is also made between students at 4-year and 2-year institutions. In the academic year 2016/17, about 70 percent of first-time, full-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students received federal grants in private for-profit 2-year institutions in the United States.
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