Percentage of State Grant Based on Need by State, 2016-17

In 2016-17, half of the states considered students’ financial circumstances in allocating at least 95% of their state grant aid. Fifteen states considered students’ financial circumstances when awarding less than half of their state grant aid.

Figure 23B: Need-Based State Grant Aid as a Percentage of Total Undergraduate State Grant Aid by State, 2016-17

Notes & Sources 

NOTES: Need-based aid includes any grants for which financial circumstances contribute to eligibility. Non-need-based aid refers to grants for which financial circumstances have no influence on eligibility. New Hampshire did not award state grant aid to undergraduate students in 2016-17.

SOURCE: NASSGAP Annual Survey, 2016-17, Table 1.