Cost of college went up for all students at Brightwood College-Towson

Tuition and fees rose 3.8 percent for 2017-18 at Brightwood College-Towson, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


Tuition and fees rose 3.8 percent for 2017-18 at Brightwood College-Towson, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Maryland students paid $16,107 to attend the two-year private for-profit institution this year $585 more than the $15,522 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 86 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 297 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.5 million and 278 students took out student loans totaling more than $2.3 million.

Including all undergraduates, 336 students used grants or scholarships totaling $1.76 million. Another 314 took out $2.6 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
Change in tuition and fees 2014-15 to 2017-18
212
$15,272
$15,272
$15,522
$16,107
5.5%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Brightwood College-Towson in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
267
74%
$1,291,980
$4,839
State / local grant or scholarship
10
3%
$17,000
$1,700
Institutional grants or scholarships
242
67%
$188,029
$777
Grant or scholarship aid total
297
82%
$1,497,009
$5,040
Federal student loans
278
77%
$2,293,595
$8,250
Other student loans
0%
Student loan aid
278
77%
$2,302,595
$8,283
Total student aid
310
86%

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