Share of students receiving student aid in the U.S. in 2009/10, by type of aid

Share of university students receiving student aid in the United States 2009/10, by type of aid and institution

Share of students receiving student aid in the U.S. in 2009/10, 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 2009/10 academic year. A differentiation is also made between students at 4-year and 2-year institutions. In total 85 percent of students at 4-year institutions in the U.S. received some form of aid and 38.3 percent received Pell Grants.
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Share of university students receiving student aid in the United States 2009/10, by type of aid and institution

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4-year institutions2-year institutions
Total85%75.5%
Grant or scholarship aid73.6%66.9%
Student loan aid58.7%39.1%
Institutional grants or scholarships47.9%9.8%
Federal grants39.5%56.7%
Pell grants38.3%55.6%
State/local government grant or scholarship30.4%25.6%
Other federal grants22.5%16.5%
Other student loans6%3.4%
4-year institutions2-year institutions
Total85%75.5%
Grant or scholarship aid73.6%66.9%
Student loan aid58.7%39.1%
Institutional grants or scholarships47.9%9.8%
Federal grants39.5%56.7%
Pell grants38.3%55.6%
State/local government grant or scholarship30.4%25.6%
Other federal grants22.5%16.5%
Other student loans6%3.4%
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This statistic shows the share of university students that received different types of student aid in the United States in the 2009/10 academic year. A differentiation is also made between students at 4-year and 2-year institutions. In total 85 percent of students at 4-year institutions in the U.S. received some form of aid and 38.3 percent received Pell Grants.
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