Tuition and fees rose 10.3 percent for 2018-19 at Empire Beauty School-Maine, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.
Maine students paid $17,625 to attend the private for-profit school this year – $1,650 more than the $15,975 charged for 2017-18.
Data shows 94 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 58 students received grants or scholarships totaling $282,855 and 64 students took out student loans totaling more than $489,961.
Including all undergraduates (172), 145 students used grants or scholarships totaling $603,267, and 133 students took out $979,706 in federal student loans.
The cost of attending
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Empire Beauty School-Maine in 2015-16.
Number of students receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
State / local grant or scholarship
Institutional grants or scholarships
Grant or scholarship aid total