Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) Fall Headcount By College, Sector Group, and Level of Study: Beginning 2000 | Last Updated 29 Jan 2020

The Tuition Assistance Program (TAP), New York's largest student financial aid grant program, helps eligible New York residents attending in-state post-secondary institutions pay for tuition. TAP grants are based on the applicant’s and his or her family’s New York State taxable income. This data includes the number of recipients as measured by students receiving a TAP award for the fall semester beginning academic year 2000.

Tags: tap, postsecondary schools, education

This dataset has the following 9 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Academic Yearacademic_yearnumberAcademic Year is from July 1 through June 30.
TAP College Codetap_college_codenumberCollege Code used by the Tuition Assistance Program
Federal School Codefederal_school_codenumberInstitution code used by the US Department of Education. Note that there is not always a 1-for-1 correspondence between TAP Code and Federal Code. In some situations, there may be more than one TAP Code for a single Federal School Code. A typical example would be separate TAP Codes for undergraduate and graduate levels of study at the same Federal School Code institution.
LevelleveltextU = Undergraduate G = Graduate
TAP Level of Studytap_level_of_studytextStudent’s Level of Study: 2 yr Undergrad = Undergraduate 2 Year Program of Study 4 yr Undergrad = Undergraduate 4 Year Program of Study 5 yr Undergrad = Approved Undergraduate 5 Year Program of Study STAP = Supplemental Tuition Assistance Program (authorized additional aid for remedial courses) Grad = Graduate Level Program of Study
TAP College Nametap_college_nametextName of Institution used by the Tuition Assistance Program.
Sector Typesector_typetextType of Institution is either Public or Private.
TAP Sector Grouptap_sector_grouptextSector Group of Institution: 1-CUNY SR = CUNY Senior Colleges 2-CUNY CC = CUNY Community Colleges 3-SUNY SO = SUNY State Operated 4-SUNY CC = SUNY Community Colleges 5-INDEPENDENT = Independent Colleges 6-BUS. DEGREE = Business Degree Granting Institutions 7-BUS. NON-DEG = Non-Degree Business Schools 8-OTHER = All Other Institutions 9-CHAPTER XXII = Chapter XXII TAP Schools
TAP Fall Headcounttap_fall_headcountnumberNumber of recipients as measured by students receiving a TAP award for the fall semester of study.