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Average amounts paid by the typical family for college in the United States, year-over-year, between 2011 and 2019, by contribution source
(in U.S. dollars)
College payment - average amount U.S. families paid, by contribution source 2011-2019
This statistic shows the average amounts paid by the typical family for college students in the United States, year-over-year, between 2011-12 and 2018-19, by contribution source. In the 2018-2019 year, average amounts contributed by grants and scholarships to students in the United States amounted to 8,177 U.S. dollars.
Average amounts paid by the typical family for college in the United States, year-over-year, between 2011 and 2019, by contribution source
(in U.S. dollars)
YearGrants and scholarshipsRelatives and friendsStudent income and savingsParent income and savingsParent borrowingStudent borrowing
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Sources

Release date

July 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2011 to 2019

Number of respondents

2,000 respondents

Supplementary notes

Sample size was 2,000 individuals: 1,000 parents of 18 to 24-year-old undergraduate students, and 1,000 18 to 24-year-old undergraduate students.

College payment - average amount U.S. families paid, by contribution source 2011-2019
This statistic shows the average amounts paid by the typical family for college students in the United States, year-over-year, between 2011-12 and 2018-19, by contribution source. In the 2018-2019 year, average amounts contributed by grants and scholarships to students in the United States amounted to 8,177 U.S. dollars.
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