State Grant Expenditures as a Percentage of Total State Support for Higher Education, 2015-16

Overall, state grant expenditures constituted 13% of total state support for higher education in 2015-16. Fourteen states devoted less than 5% of their funding to grant aid for students; 10 states directed 20% or more of their funding to grant aid for students.

Figure 20B: State Grant Expenditures as a Percentage of Total State Support for Higher Education by State, 2015-16

Figure 20B represents State Grant Expenditures as a Percentage of Total State Support for Higher Education by State, 2015-16. For a corresponding Section 508-compliant data table, download the Excel spreadsheet.

Notes & Sources 

NOTES: State grant expenditures include funding for both undergraduate and graduate students. Illinois is not included because state budget data are not available for 2015-16.
 
SOURCE: NASSGAP Annual Survey, 2015-16, Table 14.