Posted Date: June 29, 2011

Author:  Jana Hernandes, Service Director, Operations, Federal Student Aid

Subject: Release of the 2009-2010 Experimental Sites Initiative Data Analysis Report

We are pleased to announce the availability of the report, “Analysis of the Experimental Sites Initiative: 2009-10.”  This report contains findings from 79 schools participating in the seven currently active experiments. These experiments include:

  • Loan proration practices for graduating borrowers
  • Overaward tolerance and the disbursement of loan funds
  • Inclusion of loan fees in the calculation of student cost of attendance
  • Credit of Title IV funds to otherwise non-allowable institutional charges
  • Credit of Title IV funds to prior term charges
  • Alternative entrance loan counseling procedures
  • Alternative exit loan counseling procedures

The full report is available on the Experimental Sites Web site at the following link:

Contact Information

If you have questions about the report, contact David Rhodes at


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