Questions - Student Loans - April 21-22, 2012
62% Favor Government Loans for Good Students From Poor Households
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