Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) Recipients & Dollars by College and Sector Group: 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 postsecondary 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 TAP award recipients and dollar amounts by college and sector groups starting for academic years 2000.

Tags: tap, secondary 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_codenumberThere 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.
TAP College Nametap_college_nametext
Sector Typesector_typetext
TAP Sector Grouptap_sector_grouptext1-CUNY Senior Colleges 2-CUNY Community Colleges 3-SUNY State Operated 4-SUNY Community Colleges 5-Independent Colleges 6-Business Degree Granting Institutions 7-Non-Degree Business Schools 8-All Other Institutions 9-Chapter XXII TAP Schools
TAP Recipient Headcounttap_recipient_headcountnumberNumber of recipients as measured by students receiving at least one term award during the academic year.
TAP Recipient FTEstap_recipient_ftesnumberFull Time Equivalent is a unit that indicates the enrollment of a student in credit-bearing courses in a way that makes it comparable across contexts. An FTE of 1.0 means that the person is equivalent to 1 full-time student, while an FTE of 0.5 signals th
TAP Recipient Dollarstap_recipient_dollarsnumberTotal TAP award dollars provided on behalf of TAP recipients attending an Institution.