Trends in Undergraduate Borrowing II: Federal Student Loans in 1995-96, 1999-2000, and 2003-04
This report examines trends in Stafford loan (subsidized or
unsubsidized) borrowing among undergraduates. Among the reports
Since 1995-96, borrowing increased among
low-income dependent undergraduates and among independent students
at all income levels
The rate of borrowing increased among all
but those in the lowest income category
The average amount of subsidized loans has
leveled off over time
Unsubsidized loans have continued to grow
both in the amount of the average loan and in the percentage of
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