Hispanics Lag Behind In Financial Aid

Report: Hispanics Lag Behind InFinancial Aid
— reported by Hispanic Business

While the percentage of Hispanic college students receiving federal aid is at an all time high, the amount of aid they receive continues to be the lowest of all minority groups, a new report reveals.

The study, How Hispanic Students Pay for College, found Hispanics students received an average aid award of $6,250 in 2003-04, compared to the national average award of $6,890. Asian students received the highest average award of $7,260.

And we wonder why the number of Hispanics in college, graduating college, is so low…

(…reprint from stories from a teaching life

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