Which South Carolina colleges receive the least federal student aid?


Aiken School of Cosmetology and Barbering and Columbia Academy of Cosmetology reported receiving the least federal financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year among South Carolina schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The analysis is based on data reported annually to the U.S. Department of Education.

South Carolina schools receiving smallest share of federal student aid

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
Number receiving aid
Total amount
Average aid per student
1
Aiken School of Cosmetology and Barbering
Aiken
31
3
$17,275
$5,758
2
Columbia Academy of Cosmetology
West Columbia
32
6
$19,227
$3,205
3
B-Unique Beauty and Barber Academy
Greenville
19
11
$38,904
$3,537
4
Sumter Beauty College
Sumter
24
7
$39,061
$5,580
5
LeGrand Institute of Cosmetology Inc
Camden
31
9
$40,601
$4,511
6
Barber Tech Academy
Orangeburg
41
9
$42,601
$4,733
7
Centura College-Columbia
Columbia
165
11
$54,251
$4,932
8
Strayer University-South Carolina
Greenville
2,298
15
$55,749
$3,717
9
Southeastern Institute-Columbia
Columbia
111
21
$57,055
$2,717
10
Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach
168
14
$61,094
$4,364

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Organizations in this Story

Aiken School of Cosmetology and Barbering B-Unique Beauty and Barber Academy Barber Tech Academy Centura College-Columbia Columbia Academy of Cosmetology Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach LeGrand Institute of Cosmetology Inc Southeastern Institute-Columbia Strayer University-South Carolina Sumter Beauty College

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