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State Grant Data

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Minnesota's need-based grant program for undergraduates


 

The Minnesota State Grant Program is the state's largest financial aid program providing need-based grant assistance to Minnesota resident undergraduates attending public and private postsecondary institutions in Minnesota. In fiscal year 2015 (academic year 2014-2015) the Minnesota State Grant Program awarded $177 million to 95,324 grant recipients.

Average Combined Federal Pell and Minnesota State Grant Award Received by State Grant Recipients, Fiscal Year 2015

Average Combined Federal Pell and Minnesota State Grant Award Received by State Grant Recipients, Fiscal Year 2014

* Includes only Federal Pell Grants received by Minnesota State Grant recipients


The Minnesota State Grant Program End-of-Year Statistics report contains the latest annual program data.

The Minnesota State Grant Program Parameters table lists the variables used in calculating Minnesota State Grants for each fiscal year from 1984 through the present.


State Grant and Federal Pell Grant Spending Trends

The Minnesota State Grant columns are the number of Minnesota resident undergraduates receiving a state grant along with the total dollars awarded. The Federal Pell Grant columns are the number of undergraduates attending Minnesota institutions receiving a Pell Grant and total Pell Grant dollars awarded.

Note: The Minnesota State Grant Program received its first state appropriation in 1984. A Minnesota Scholarship program existed is prior years.

Minnesota State Grant & Federal Pell Grant Recipients & Awards
Minnesota State Grant Federal Pell Grant*
Fiscal Year Number of Minnesota State Grant Recipients Minnesota State Grants (millions) Number of Federal Pell Grant Recipients Federal Pell Grants (millions)
1978$17.41
1979$22.22
198032,532$20.60
198138,317$26.60
198242,881$26.30
198341,058$24.30
198452,130$46.30
198553,036$44.40
198655,858$45.60
198762,987$63.40$78.32
198863,229$64.60
198951,569$55.60$103.98
199046,523$54.70
199159,188$71.40$109.14
199262,613$76.60
199362,079$82.62$122.41
199471,801$91.00
199570,565$88.60$92.96
199663,084$88.28
199761,523$89.22$89.58
199860,467$91.43
199961,660$108.95$102.73
200062,802$109.5458,185$98.20
200165,246$115.7660,806$111.11
200271,274$125.6467,552$138.45
200372,396$133.5974,917$163.10
200469,620$115.3278,757 $174.00
200573,410$124.4480,806$177.70
200671,108$124.2977,317$168.69
200780,182$156.1078,658$176.92
200883,246$148.6789,583$214.60
200984,518$143.52100,329$269.19
2010103,544$168.50144,913$468.80
201188,823$119.89181,614$606.16
201295,510$142.73177,385$563.84
201399,440$161.42177,217$551.53
201499,501$172.51161,732$526.54
201599,324$177.03150,639$495.28

*historical data not currently available

Data sources:

Minnesota State Grant Program End-of-Year Statistics

Federal Student Aid Data Center, Title IV Program Volume Reports by School, Grant Volume, Federal Pell Grant Program

Financial Aid Awarded to Undergraduates Attending Minnesota Institutions


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