Cost of college went up for all students at Emma's Beauty Academy-Mayaguez

Tuition and fees rose 8.5 percent for 2017-18 at Emma's Beauty Academy-Mayaguez, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Puerto Rico students paid $9,225 to attend the private for-profit school this year $725 more than the $8,500 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 97 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 211 students received grants or scholarships totaling $889,696.

Including all undergraduates, 374 students used grants or scholarships totaling $1.45 million.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
Change in tuition and fees 2014-15 to 2017-18
339
$9,075
$9,075
$8,500
$9,225
1.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Emma's Beauty Academy-Mayaguez 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
211
97%
$877,320
$4,158
State / local grant or scholarship
28
13%
$8,576
$306
Institutional grants or scholarships
24
11%
$3,800
$158
Grant or scholarship aid total
211
97%
$889,696
$4,217
Federal student loans
0
0%
$0
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
Student loan aid
0
0%
$0
Total student aid
211
97%

Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly described the cost of attendance, which includes both tuition and fees.

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