Total Graduate Student Aid by Source and Type over Time

In 2016-17, graduate students borrowed $36.7 billion in federal loans, which accounted for 63% of the financial aid they received.

Table 1B: Total Graduate Student Aid in Current Dollars and in 2016 Dollars (in Millions), 1996-97 to 2016-17, Selected Years

Total Graduate Student Aid in Current Dollars and in 2016 Dollars (in Millions), 1990-91 to 2016-17

Notes & Sources 

Notes: Components may not sum to totals because of rounding.