Federal Aid per Recipient by Program over Time in Current and Constant Dollars

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Between 2006-07 and 2011-12, the total number of undergraduate students increased by 3.5 million; the number of Pell Grant recipients increased by 4.3 million. Over the next five years, both the number of undergraduate students and the number of Pell Grant recipients declined by 2.3 million.

Table 5: Number of Recipients, Total Awards and Aid per Recipient for Federal Aid Programs in Current Dollars and in 2016 Dollars, 1976-77 to 2016-17

Number of Recipients, Total Awards and Aid per Recipient for Federal Aid Programs in Current Dollars and in 2016 Dollars, 1976-77 to 2016-17

Notes & Sources 

SOURCES: See Notes & Sources for a list of sources for data included in Table 5.