Cost of college went up for all students at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills


Tuition and fees rose 3.7 percent for 2017-18 at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Pennsylvania students paid $16,555 to attend the two-year private for-profit institution this year $585 more than the $15,970 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 90 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 650 students received grants or scholarships totaling $3.73 million and 666 students took out student loans totaling more than $5.43 million.

Including all undergraduates, 755 students used grants or scholarships totaling $4.55 million. Another 760 took out $6.04 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
~287
$15,585
$15,585
$15,970
$16,555
6.2%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills 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
613
77%
$2,945,871
$4,806
State / local grant or scholarship
153
19%
$742,975
$4,856
Institutional grants or scholarships
9
1%
$43,952
$4,884
Grant or scholarship aid total
650
81%
$3,732,798
$5,743
Federal student loans
662
83%
$5,200,611
$7,856
Other student loans
40
5%
$230,051
$5,751
Student loan aid
666
83%
$5,430,662
$8,154
Total student aid
722
90%

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