Undergraduate Grant Aid

The share of undergraduates receiving aid increased across all types of aid – state grant aid, institutional grant aid, and federal grant aid. Average state grant aid increased by 89 percent between 2008 and 2017 compared to federal grant aid, which increased by 24 percent.

Notes: Average aid and share of undergraduates receiving aid are for first-time, full-time undergraduates only. Data not available in all years for all states or territories.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Student Financial Aid, 2007-2017.

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Colleen Falkenstern

Senior Research Analyst, Policy Analysis and Research