Experimental Sites Initiative

Demographic Information

1. 2. 3. Total Number of Title IV Recipients for 2001-2002 4. Total FFEL/Direct Stafford Loan Volume for 2001-2002 5. Total Federal Pell Volume for 2001-2002 6. Total Campus Based Volume for 2001-2002 7. Most recent default rate 8. Name of Experimental Sites Coodinator 9. Phone Number of Experimental Sites Coordinator 10. Email Address of Experimental Sites Coordinator

Institution
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OMB#: 1845-0066 Expiration Date: 06/30/2005

Experimental Sites Initiative
Institution Experiment Reporting Year Loan Proration for Graduating Borrowers 2001-2002

Goal of the Experiment: To evaluate enrollment patterns of students who would have been subject to loan proration in their graduating term. Target Student Population: Students who would have been subject to loan proration in their graduating term.

Reporting Items
1. Provide description and brief rationale on how the institution is conducting this experiment. Please select one of the description worksheets at the bottom on the status bar. 2. Number of graduating students with FFEL/Direct loan funds.

Supplemental Items (Optional)
1. Estimated savings in administrative work hours per borrower. Estimated savings in administrative costs per borrower

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3. Number of students in (2) whose loans would have been subject to loan proration in their graduating term. 3a. Number of students in (3) who actually received non-prorated loans 3b. Number of students in (3a) who graduated 3c. Number of students in (3a) who withdrew before end of term

Conclusions about this experiment:

3d. Total amount returned to Title IV for students in (3c) who withdrew before the end of the term. 3e. Number of students in (3a) who completed term (not necessarily graduated.) 4. Number of students in (2) who received prorated loans in their graduating term. 4a. Number of students in (4) who graduated 4b. Number of students who withdrew before end of term 4c. Total amount returned to Title IV for students in (4b) who withdrew before the end of term. 4d. Number of students in (4) who completed term (not necessarily graduated).

Experimental Sites Initiative
Institution Experiment Reporting Year Overaward Tolerance 2001-2002

Goal of the Experiment: To evaluate the dollar impact of small overawards in the FFEL/Direct Stafford loan programs. Target Student Population: Students who were overawarded loan funds by amounts of $300 or less.

Reporting Items
1. Provide description and brief rationale on how the institution is conducting this experiment. Please select one of the description worksheets at the bottom on the status bar. 2. Total number of students who received FFEL/Direct Stafford loans. 3. Total dollar amount for students receiving FFEL/Direct Stafford loan funds. 4. Total number of students with loan funds overawarded by $300 or less. 5. Total amount of overawards for students overawarded by $300 or less. 6. # of students with loan funds with overawards $100 or less. 7. # of students with loan funds with overawards $100.01 - $200 3. 1.

Supplemental Items (Optional)
Average cost of attendance for FFEL/Direct Safford loan population Estimated savings in administrative work hours per borrower.

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Estimated savings in administrative costs per borrower Change in % of borrowers who receive overawards

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Conclusions about this experiment:

8. # of students with loan funds with overawards $200.01 - $300

9. Average amount of overaward for those with overawards of $300 or less.

Experimental Sites Initiative
Institution Experiment Reporting Year Loan Fees in Cost of Attendance 2001-2002

Goal of the Experiment: To evaluate the impact of allowing alternative methods of including or excluding loan fees in the Cost of Attendance. Target Student Population: Students who received FFEL/Direct Stafford Loan Funds.

Reporting Items
1. Provide description and brief rationale on how the institution is conducting this experiment. Please select one of the description worksheets at the bottom on the status bar. 2. Total # of students received FFEL/Direct Stafford loan funds. 3. Total loan funds for all students receiving FFEL/Direct Stafford loan funds. 4. Total # for whom loan fees are included in loans as part of COA. 5. Total amount of loans for students in (4) who have loan fees included. 6. Total amount of loan fees included in cost of attendance for students in (4). 7. Total # of students for whom loan fees were NOT included in cost of attendance. 8. Total # of students that did NOT have loan fees included in their COA, who received the maximum annual loan limit for the award year. 9. Total # of students who could have had the loan fees included in their cost of attendance. 10. Methods of informing students, when requested, that loan fees may be included in cost of attendance. Please specify:

Supplemental Items (Optional)
1. Estimated savings in administrative work hours per borrower.

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Estimated savings in administrative costs per borrower.

Conclusions about this experiment:

Experimental Sites Initiative
Institution Experiment Credit Title IV Aid to Institutional Charges

Reporting Year 2001-2002 Goal of the Experiment: To evaluate the impact of simplifying services to students by allowing crediting of Title IV funds to non-allowable institutional charges (other than tuition & fees and/or room & board without written authorization from students. Target Student Population: Students whose Title IV aid was credited to non-allowable institutional charges.

Reporting Items
1. Provide description and brief rationale on how the institution is conducting this experiment. Please select one of the description worksheets at the bottom on the status bar.

Supplemental Items (Optional)
1. Estimated savings in administrative work hours per borrower.

2. 2. Provide method of informing students of crediting of Title IV funds to institutional charges. specify. Please

Estimated savings in administrative costs per borrower.

Conclusions about this experiment:

3. Total number of Title IV aid recipients. 4. Total dollar amount of Title IV funds for Title IV aid recipients. 5. Total amount of Title IV aid credited to nonallowable institutional charges. 6. Percentage of students declining automatic credit to non-allowable institutional charges. 7. Number of students declining automatic credit of Title IV aid to non-allowable institutional charges. 8. Number for whom Title IV aid was credited to non-allowable institutional charges. 9. Number of students who used some of their 2001-2002 aid for credit to non-allowable institutional charges, who either graduated or were able to continue their enrollment into the following semester. 10. Number of students who take advantage of the Crediting to non-allowable charges provision for multiple semesters.

Experimental Sites Initiative
Institution Experiment Reporting Year Credit Title IV Aid to Prior Term Charges 2001-2002

Goal of the Experiment: To evaluate the impact of simplifying services to students by allowing crediting of Title IV funds to prior term charges in a prior award year without authorization from students. Target Student Population: Students whose Title IV aid was credited to prior term charges for a prior award year.

Reporting Items
1. Provide description and brief rationale on how the institution is conducting this experiment. Please select one of the description worksheets at the bottom on the status bar.

Supplemental Items (Optional)
1. Estimated savings in administrative work hours per borrower.

2. 2. Provide method of informing students of crediting of Title IV funds to prior term charges. specify. Please

Estimated savings in administrative costs per borrower.

Conclusions about this experiment:

3. Total # of students who had Title IV aid credited to prior term charges. 4. Total amount of Title IV aid credited to prior term charges for a prior year. 5. Number of students declining automatic crediting of Title IV aid to prior term charges for a prior award year. Percentage of students declining automatic 6. credit to prior term charges for a prior award year. 7. Number of students who used some of their 2001-2002 aid to pay 2000-2001 prior term charges, who either graduated or were able to continue their enrollment into the following semester. 8. Number of students who take advantage of the Crediting to non-allowable charges provision for multiple semesters.

Experimental Sites Initiative
Institution Experiment Reporting Year Multiple Disbursement for Single Term Loans 2001-2002

Goal of the Experiment: To evaluate the enrollment and withdrawal patterns of students benefiting from disbursing single term loans in one disbursement. Target Student Population: Students who received single term loans in one disbursement.

Reporting Items
1. Provide description and brief rationale on how the institution is conducting this experiment. Please select one of the description worksheets at the bottom on the status bar.

Supplemental Items (Optional)
1. Estimated savings in administrative work hours per borrower.

2. 2. Number of students with single term loans.

Estimated savings in administrative costs.

Conclusions about this experiment: 3. Total amount of loan funds for students in (2). 4. Number of students withdrawing before midpoint of term. 5. Total amount of Title IV loan funds return to Title IV for students withdrawing before the midpoint of the term. 6. Number of student completing the term.

Experimental Sites Initiative
Institution Experiment Reporting Year Thirty Day Delay for First Time, First Year Borrowers 2001-2002

Goal of the Experiment: To evaluate the withdrawal rate of students subject to the 30-day delay exemption (first time, first year borrowers). Target Student Population: Students subject to the 30-day delay exemption (first time, first year).

Reporting Items
1. Provide description and brief rationale on how the institution is conducting this experiment. Please select one of the description worksheets at the bottom on the status bar.

Supplemental Items (Optional)
1. Estimated savings in administrative work hours per borrower.

2. 2. Number of first time, first year borrowers.

Estimated savings in administrative costs.

Conclusions about this experiment: 3. Total amount of Title IV loans for students in (2). 4. # of lst time/lst year students withdrawing within 30 day of enrollment. 5. Total amount returned to Title IV for students in (4).

Experimental Sites Initiative
Institution Experiment Reporting Year Entrance Loan Counseling 2001-2002

Goal of the Experiment: To evaluate alternatives to the current models and timetables for targeting and educating borrowers most likely to default. Target Student Population: FFEL/Direct Stafford Loan borrowers.

Reporting Items
1. Provide description and brief rationale on how the institution is conducting this experiment. Please select one of the description worksheets at the bottom on the status bar. 1.

Supplemental Items (Optional)
Estimated savings in administrative work hours per borrower.

2. 2. Number of first time borrowers.

Estimated savings in administrative costs per borrower.

Conclusions about this experiment: 3. Total loan funds for students in (2). 4. Has the institution exempted certain groups? If certain groups were exempted, please specify.

Experimental Sites Initiative
Institution Experiment Reporting Year 2001-2002 Exit Loan Counseling

Goal of the Experiment: To evaluate alternatives to the current models and timetables for targeting and educating borrowers most likely to default. Target Student Population: FFEL/Direct Stafford Loan borrowers.

Reporting Items
1. Provide description and brief rationale on how the institution is conducting this experiment. Please select one of the description worksheets at the bottom on the status bar.

Supplemental Items (Optional)
1. Estimated savings in administrative work hours per borrower.

2. 2. Number of final term borrowers.

Estimated savings in administrative costs.

Conclusions about this experiment: 3. Total amount of Title IV loans for students in (2). 4. Number of students in (2) attending in-person counseling sessions. 5. Surveys on student knowledge of repayment obligations. Please elaborate.

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