State Grant Expenditures as a Percentage of Total State Support for Higher Education, 2016-17

Overall, state grant expenditures constituted 13% of total state support for higher education in 2016-17. Thirteen states devoted less than 5% of their higher education funding to grant aid for students; nine states directed more than 20% of their funding to individual students rather than to institutions.

Figure 24B: State Grant Expenditures as a Percentage of Total State Support for Higher Education by State, 2016-17

Notes & Sources 

NOTE: State grant expenditures include funding for both undergraduate and graduate students.

SOURCE: NASSGAP Annual Survey, 2016-17, Table 14.