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

Tuition and fees rose 2 percent for 2017-18 at Brightwood College-Baltimore, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


Tuition and fees rose 2 percent for 2017-18 at Brightwood College-Baltimore, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Maryland students paid $16,093 to attend the two-year private for-profit institution this year $315 more than the $15,778 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 87 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 571 students received grants or scholarships totaling $2.86 million and 567 students took out student loans totaling more than $4.75 million.

Including all undergraduates, 698 students used grants or scholarships totaling $3.48 million. Another 664 took out $5.49 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
~248
$15,258
$15,258
$15,778
$16,093
5.5%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Brightwood College-Baltimore 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
548
77%
$2,712,039
$4,949
State / local grant or scholarship
0%
Institutional grants or scholarships
450
63%
$144,207
$320
Grant or scholarship aid total
571
80%
$2,858,761
$5,007
Federal student loans
567
80%
$4,727,560
$8,338
Other student loans
0%
Student loan aid
567
80%
$4,748,055
$8,374
Total student aid
618
87%

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