Percentage of State Grant Based on Need by State, 2015-16

In 2015-16, half of the states considered students’ financial circumstances in allocating at least 95% of their state grant aid. Sixteen states considered students’ financial circumstances when awarding less than half of their state grant aid.

Figure 19B: Need-Based State Grant Aid as a Percentage of Total Undergraduate State Grant Aid by State, 2015-16

Figure 19B represents Need-Based State Grant Aid as a Percentage of Total Undergraduate State Grant Aid by State, 2015-16. For a corresponding Section 508-compliant data table, download the Excel spreadsheet.

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 2015-16.
 
SOURCE: NASSGAP Annual Survey, 2015-16, Table 1.