Federal Pell Grant Program Annual Data Reports

DATE: September 5, 2017

AUTHOR: Aaron Fernandes


Every year the Department of Education produces an end of year report and an institutional distribution data set. The end-of-year reports include summary data by state, student category, institution type, income level, and other criteria. The institutional distribution goes back to 1999-2000 and is the best source to analyze nationwide patterns of Pell grant support as it affects different states and sectors.

Overview link:


Data link:


Best for:

Analyzing distribution of Pell grant funds at state and institution level.

Not as good for:

Analyzing interaction between Pell grants and other funding sources.


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