Tennessee Independent Colleges
and Universities Association

Private Colleges Serving Tennessee


Sources of Grant Aid for First-Time Freshmen,
10-Year Trend (2002-2012)

Although grant aid to first-time freshmen students at independent colleges from federal and State (including lottery scholarships) sources has remained relatively stable over the last several years, TICUA member institutions have increased  the amount of aid available to students by 147% since the 2002-03 academic year.


Source:  US Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data Systems (IPEDS) "Student Financial Aid" survey, 2003-12

*2005-2006 based on estimated data

Message from TICUA President Claude Pressnell: This message is part of an ongoing series of charts from the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association highlighting the impact of our 34 member campuses. We hope that you will find this information helpful.

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