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Questions - Student Loans - April 21-22, 2012

62% Favor Government Loans for Good Students From Poor Households
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted April 21-22, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports

1* If someone really wants to go to college and is academically qualified, how likely is it that the student can get the grants and student loans needed to pay for tuition?

2* If a good student comes from a poor household, should the federal government make loans available so that student can attend college? 

3* Should the government provide student loans and grants to help cover the cost of attending the most expensive colleges such as Harvard and Yale?


4* Should student loans be limited to cover the cost of a community college, or should the loans cover the cost of any college the student chooses, even if it’s more expensive?


5* Has the availability of student loans helped increase the cost of college tuition?

6* Is it better for students to attend school without working for four years and graduate with a lot of student loan debt or better to work and graduate in six to eight years with no student debt?

7* If a good student comes from a wealthy household, should the student receive federal government loans or should the student’s family provide the financing?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence