National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, 2007-08

Metadata Updated: January 25, 2022

The National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, 2007-08 (NPSAS:08), is a study that is part of the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS) program. NPSAS:08 []is a cross-sectional survey that is designed to compile a comprehensive research dataset, based on student-level records, on financial aid provided by the federal government, the states, postsecondary institutions, employers, and private agencies, along with student demographic and enrollment data. The study was conducted using multiple sources, including institutional records, government databases, and student interviews. NPSAS:08 contains the data on a sample of 114,000 undergraduate students and 14,000 graduate students. These students were enrolled between July 1, 2007 and June 30, 2008 in about 1,730 postsecondary institutions. The data are representative of all undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in postsecondary institutions in the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico that were eligible to participate in the federal financial aid programs in Title IV of the Higher Education Act. Statistics produced from the NPSAS:08 provide reliable national estimates of characteristics related to financial aid for postsecondary students.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons CCZero

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date January 25, 2022
Data Update Frequency R/P4Y

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date January 25, 2022
Publisher National Center for Education Statistics
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier NCES_2009166
Data First Published 2009-11-06
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2009-04-19
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P4Y
Bureau Code 018:50
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Harvest Source Title Education JSON
Homepage URL
Old Spatial United States
Program Code 018:000
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > U.S. Department of Education > Institute of Education Statistics > National Center for Education Statistics
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System of Records
Temporal 2007/2008

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