About this Indicator
The state’s commitment to providing need-based aid is measured by total state need-based aid relative to Pell grant aid. A state’s total Pell grant allocation provides one measure of the magnitude of financial need among college students.
State aid: National Association of State Student Grant and Aid Programs. Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid.
Federal aid: National Center for Education Statistics. IPEDS. Finance. Fall Enrollment.