Research & Policy
ISAC's Research, Planning, and Policy Analysis Department conducts research and analysis concerning ISAC-administered student financial aid programs and general financial aid issues as well as provides program evaluation, modeling and forecasting, market research, and strategic planning services. This area at ISAC acts to support the strategic direction of the agency by providing context and framing solutions for policy, program, and business decisions of ISAC.
For additional information on available research or questions on research items, please contact us:
500 West Monroe
Springfield, IL 62704-1876
Data concerning the Monetary Award Program and other ISAC programs. Includes mean weighted tuition and fees for MAP-approved institutions, a description of how MAP awards are calculated, summary demographic and eligibility characteristics of MAP-eligible students, and data on other scholarship and grant programs.
Research items completed by ISAC staff including affordability studies, program assessments, surveys, and studies of student populations.
Tables from ISAC's annual Data Book. Includes program expenditures by institution and historical information.
Includes position papers, white papers, federal program data, national data and other general items.