Table 8-24
State expenditures on student aid per full-time undergraduate student, by state: 1997, 2002, and 2007
 
  State expenditures on student aid
(current $thousands)
  Undergraduate enrollment
at 4-year institutions
  State expenditures on student aid/
undergraduate ($)
State 1997 2002 2007   1997 2002 2007   1997 2002 2007
 
United States 3,014,185 4,999,047 7,339,605   5,302,145 6,156,202 7,133,213   568 812 1,029
Alabama 8,163 7,335 8,772   94,855 103,215 115,282   86 71 76
Alaska 213 NA 587   10,411 10,899 11,617   20 NA 51
Arizona 2,748 2,812 13,231   75,904 118,138 284,069   36 24 47
Arkansas 13,725 37,897 30,212   51,954 60,282 67,132   264 629 450
California 257,544 514,348 763,008   454,713 551,489 620,961   566 933 1,229
Colorado 39,446 60,013 67,300   96,815 108,137 137,785   407 555 488
Connecticut 20,299 45,175 41,717   58,564 70,650 79,591   347 639 524
Delaware 1,183 1,626 13,489   18,892 22,309 23,026   63 73 586
District of Columbia 939 1,321 33,666   30,793 36,261 39,588   30 36 850
Florida 109,048 321,447 484,227   177,504 247,696 347,718   614 1,298 1,393
Georgia 185,867 362,201 480,730   142,198 162,595 198,074   1,307 2,228 2,427
Hawaii 379 531 408   19,770 22,630 24,216   19 23 17
Idaho 977 4,810 5,750   26,751 40,276 43,060   37 119 134
Illinois 298,993 407,622 444,348   208,464 237,251 285,235   1,434 1,718 1,558
Indiana 79,149 126,390 200,237   157,992 178,153 202,564   501 709 989
Iowa 42,411 51,668 55,535   77,563 87,498 102,432   547 591 542
Kansas 10,235 13,099 16,498   63,212 70,546 72,929   162 186 226
Kentucky 28,902 86,325 184,399   84,044 91,423 103,830   344 944 1,776
Louisiana 16,705 104,117 120,305   116,082 122,627 113,090   144 849 1,064
Maine 6,636 12,021 15,556   24,556 28,255 31,378   270 425 496
Maryland 42,188 51,910 95,089   80,058 94,159 104,236   527 551 912
Massachusetts 57,477 114,600 83,649   182,142 194,274 217,010   316 590 385
Michigan 85,872 106,244 206,242   194,897 228,848 245,394   441 464 840
Minnesota 92,746 130,408 162,919   103,063 125,283 136,720   900 1,041 1,192
Mississippi 590 21,481 22,588   50,169 54,737 58,369   12 392 387
Missouri 26,654 43,488 59,768   115,631 133,642 148,534   231 325 402
Montana 314 2,810 4,563   27,175 27,882 27,665   12 101 165
Nebraska 3,211 7,380 10,388   48,119 49,914 55,104   67 148 189
Nevada 3,707 19,899 38,353   16,920 25,774 42,335   219 772 906
New Hampshire 679 3,075 3,727   31,568 34,996 38,418   22 88 97
New Jersey 161,033 212,195 279,219   104,728 124,387 135,340   1,538 1,706 2,063
New Mexico 19,565 39,395 70,518   30,975 35,763 39,322   632 1,102 1,793
New York 633,902 699,481 861,448   421,585 484,218 525,797   1,504 1,445 1,638
North Carolina 46,248 134,196 221,632   157,278 175,306 206,979   294 765 1,071
North Dakota 2,454 1,776 2,238   23,553 27,535 27,994   104 64 80
Ohio 128,652 194,039 255,593   235,206 261,671 285,339   547 742 896
Oklahoma 22,046 31,464 66,075   71,838 86,968 92,355   307 362 715
Oregon 16,241 19,866 33,383   55,434 68,061 72,865   293 292 458
Pennsylvania 241,296 337,014 457,980   298,877 339,385 374,628   807 993 1,222
Rhode Island 5,699 6,077 13,021   37,890 43,202 48,036   150 141 271
South Carolina 21,540 102,039 271,239   74,790 86,528 96,153   288 1,179 2,821
South Dakota 346 NA 2,140   23,204 25,328 25,849   15 NA 83
Tennessee 19,364 37,915 231,287   112,152 124,302 143,843   173 305 1,608
Texas 42,761 199,523 374,730   306,560 361,336 411,776   139 552 910
Utah 2,170 4,069 8,566   73,490 89,795 98,342   30 45 87
Vermont 11,318 15,636 17,189   21,890 22,208 26,048   517 704 660
Virginia 80,064 110,467 149,296   142,237 158,773 195,135   563 696 765
Washington 59,631 102,458 184,942   84,623 97,843 121,059   705 1,047 1,528
West Virginia 10,527 21,054 77,883   51,761 56,387 56,805   203 373 1,371
Wisconsin 52,168 68,167 93,802   133,295 147,367 164,355   391 463 571
Wyoming 160 163 163   NA NA 7,831   NA NA 21
                       
Puerto Rico 23,824 35,602 33,444   112,666 127,677 134,046   211 279 249
 

NA = not available

SOURCES: National Association of State Student Grant and Aid Programs, Annual Survey Report (various years); and National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (various years).

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