State/Federal Aid Commitment

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.

Data Source

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.