Cost of college went up for all students at Douglas Education Center


Tuition and fees rose 18.4 percent for 2018-19 at Douglas Education Center, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Pennsylvania students paid $18,980 to attend the two-year private for-profit institution this year – $2,951 more than the $16,029 charged for 2017-18.

Data shows 80 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 48 students received grants or scholarships totaling $286,168 and 46 students took out student loans totaling more than $268,817.

Including all undergraduates (213), 151 students used grants or scholarships totaling $888,174, and 120 students took out $1.1 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~143
$18,737
$17,717
$16,029
$18,980
1.3%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Douglas Education Center 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
44
59%
$209,625
$4,764
State / local grant or scholarship
17
23%
$52,311
$3,077
Institutional grants or scholarships
9
12%
$24,232
$2,692
Grant or scholarship aid total
48
64%
$286,168
$5,962
Federal student loans
46
61%
$268,817
$5,844
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
-
Student loan aid
46
61%
$268,817
$5,844
Total student aid
60
80%
-
-

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