Undergrads Depend on Financial Aid
Research and Evaluation

Undergrads Depend on Financial Aid

2017–18 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study

Posted: Oct. 8, 2021
Author(s): Rachel Burns, Ruby Johnson, T. Austin Lacy, Margaux Cameron, Jordan Holley, Stephen Lew, Joanna Wu, Peter Siegel, Jennifer Wine
Organization(s): U.S. Dept. of Education

Around 60 percent of undergraduates used some form of federal financial aid to pay for their postsecondary education during the 2017-18 academic year, according to new data from the National Center for Education Statistics.