Which U.S. schools receive the least state student aid?

Brown Mackie College-Greenville and Centura College-Columbia were among U.S. schools that reported receiving the least state financial aid during the 2017-18 academic year, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.


Brown Mackie College-Greenville and Centura College-Columbia were among U.S. schools that reported receiving the least state financial aid during the 2017-18 academic year, 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.

U.S. schools receiving smallest share of state student aid

Rank
State
School
Enrollment
Number receiving aid
Total amount
Average aid per student
1
Arizona
Brown Mackie College-Phoenix
242
3
$461
$154
2
Arizona
Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division
7,117
5
$520
$104
3
Massachusetts
Hellenic College-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
195
3
$545
$182
4
Puerto Rico
Escuela de Peritos Electricistas de Isabela Inc
97
5
$565
$113
5
Puerto Rico
Bayamon Community College
255
6
$625
$104
6
Oklahoma
Northeast Technology Center-Claremore
178
3
$634
$211
7
Arizona
Brown Mackie College-Tucson
171
8
$692
$87
8
Puerto Rico
Quality Technical and Beauty College
142
7
$700
$100
9
Texas
Brown Mackie College-Dallas
276
4
$718
$180
10
Texas
Brown Mackie College-San Antonio
366
8
$735
$92
11
Oklahoma
Kiamichi Technology Centers-Talihina Campus
113
7
$750
$107
12
Iowa
Iowa School of Beauty-Sioux City
24
3
$810
$270
13
Ohio
Northwest State Community College
3,102
4
$849
$212
14
Puerto Rico
Universidad Central Del Caribe
473
5
$884
$177
15
Puerto Rico
Advantage Technical College
63
9
$900
$100
16
Indiana
Brown Mackie College-Indianapolis
303
3
$903
$301
17
New York
Erie 2 Chautauqua Cattaraugus BOCES-Practical Nursing Program
143
4
$1,000
$250
18
Puerto Rico
Charlie's Guard-Detective Bureau and Academy Inc
85
10
$1,108
$111
19
Alabama
H Councill Trenholm State Community College
1,661
3
$1,166
$389
20
Georgia
Herzing University-Atlanta
733
3
$1,350
$450
21
Massachusetts
New England School of Photography
62
3
$1,350
$450
22
Utah
LDS Business College
2,119
3
$1,400
$467
23
Puerto Rico
Trinity College of Puerto Rico
174
12
$1,406
$117
24
South Dakota
Sinte Gleska University
568
6
$1,474
$246
25
Florida
Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology
521
4
$1,500
$375
26
Puerto Rico
Caribbean University-Vega Baja
384
7
$1,600
$229
27
Arizona
Arizona Western College
7,569
3
$1,750
$583
28
Puerto Rico
Liceo de Arte-Dise-O y Comercio
211
12
$1,750
$146
29
Mississippi
Southeastern Baptist College
45
4
$1,756
$439
30
Arkansas
Baptist Health College-Little Rock
661
5
$1,825
$365
31
Puerto Rico
Caribbean University-Ponce
1,062
6
$1,868
$311
32
South Carolina
Brown Mackie College-Greenville
285
7
$1,892
$270
33
Massachusetts
New England Hair Academy
160
3
$1,900
$633
34
California
New York Film Academy
2,061
3
$1,941
$647
35
Puerto Rico
Colegio Tecnico de Electricidad Galloza
44
17
$1,999
$118
36
Connecticut
Yale University
12,458
4
$2,000
$500
37
Maryland
Aveda Institute-Maryland
40
4
$2,000
$500
38
Maryland
Delmarva Beauty Academy
50
4
$2,000
$500
39
Texas
Culinary Institute Inc
396
5
$2,100
$420
40
Oklahoma
Northeast Technology Center-Pryor
501
3
$2,150
$717
41
Idaho
Brown Mackie College-Boise
125
5
$2,186
$437
42
Massachusetts
Southern Worcester County Regional Voc School District
26
4
$2,250
$563
43
Puerto Rico
CEM College-Mayaguez
252
42
$2,281
$54
44
Iowa
La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology
79
4
$2,320
$580
45
Utah
Davis Technical College
3,225
3
$2,357
$786
46
Florida
Concorde Career Institute-Miramar
551
4
$2,367
$592
47
District of Columbia
University of the District of Columbia
4,318
4
$2,406
$602
48
New Mexico
Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development
582
4
$2,500
$625
49
Utah
Hairitage Hair Academy
58
5
$2,500
$500
50
Kentucky
Daymar College-Owensboro
71
3
$2,582
$861
51
Maryland
Baltimore School of Massage-Linthicum
444
3
$2,595
$865
52
Massachusetts
Southeastern Technical Institute
130
4
$2,600
$650
53
Arkansas
Arthur's Beauty College Inc-Jacksonville
73
3
$2,697
$899
54
Alabama
Chattahoochee Valley Community College
1,528
6
$2,700
$450
55
Delaware
Delaware College of Art and Design
170
5
$2,716
$543
56
Kentucky
ATA College
362
5
$2,738
$548
57
Iowa
Capri College-Davenport
155
3
$2,760
$920
58
Oklahoma
Meridian Technology Center
870
8
$2,950
$369
59
Puerto Rico
PPG Technical College
244
47
$2,980
$63
60
Arizona
Paradise Valley Community College
8,393
3
$3,000
$1,000
61
California
Downey Adult School
864
10
$3,000
$300
62
Florida
Strayer University-Florida
2,340
5
$3,000
$600
63
Maryland
Baltimore Studio of Hair Design
60
6
$3,000
$500
64
Maryland
Maryland Beauty Academy of Essex
100
6
$3,000
$500
65
Montana
Chief Dull Knife College
168
3
$3,000
$1,000
66
Puerto Rico
University of Puerto Rico-Aguadilla
3,396
23
$3,000
$130
67
Tennessee
Daymar College-Clarksville
854
3
$3,001
$1,000
68
Iowa
Ross College-Quad Cities
158
5
$3,054
$611
69
Florida
RIVEROAK Technical College
164
9
$3,110
$346
70
California
Empire College
457
5
$3,123
$625
71
Louisiana
Delta College of Arts & Technology-Lafayette Campus
219
5
$3,141
$628
72
Alabama
University of North Alabama
7,333
13
$3,150
$242
73
Oregon
Warner Pacific College Adult Degree Program
639
3
$3,150
$1,050
74
Puerto Rico
Colegio de Cinematografa Artes y Television
866
37
$3,160
$85
75
Massachusetts
North Bennet Street School
158
5
$3,200
$640
76
Oklahoma
Kiamichi Technology Center-Atoka
184
3
$3,206
$1,069
77
Texas
The Art Institute of Austin
819
3
$3,229
$1,076
78
Puerto Rico
Escuela de Artes Plasticas y Diseno de Puerto Rico
555
32
$3,294
$103
79
Massachusetts
Charles H McCann Technical School
49
6
$3,450
$575
80
Oklahoma
Kiamichi Technology Center-Durant
34
15
$3,500
$233
81
Nebraska
Clarkson College
1,219
3
$3,600
$1,200
82
Oregon
Phagans Medford Beauty School
43
3
$3,667
$1,222
83
Puerto Rico
Colegio Tecnologico y Comercial de Puerto Rico
78
29
$3,674
$127
84
Puerto Rico
Leston College
153
25
$3,735
$149
85
Kentucky
Spencerian College-Lexington
74
3
$3,736
$1,245
86
Ohio
Davis College
114
7
$3,754
$536
87
Puerto Rico
Colegio Universitario de San Juan
1,528
75
$3,762
$50
88
California
Hacienda La Puente Adult Education
3,951
12
$3,850
$321
89
Vermont
Bennington College
805
7
$3,900
$557
90
Arizona
Central Arizona College
5,585
9
$4,000
$444
91
Maryland
Hair Academy II
226
8
$4,000
$500
92
Oklahoma
Mid-America Technology Center
916
4
$4,000
$1,000
93
South Carolina
Centura College-Columbia
165
4
$4,000
$1,000
94
Puerto Rico
CEM College-Bayamon
385
56
$4,060
$73
95
Maine
Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook
196
15
$4,100
$273
96
New York
CVPH Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology
11
3
$4,250
$1,417
97
Puerto Rico
Caribbean University-Carolina
438
12
$4,300
$358
98
Rhode Island
Rhode Island School of Design
2,477
8
$4,308
$539
99
North Carolina
Pamlico Community College
508
3
$4,337
$1,446
100
Oklahoma
Metro Technology Centers
1,186
7
$4,399
$628
101
Massachusetts
BCI
502
3
$4,400
$1,467
102
Maryland
Award Beauty School
191
9
$4,500
$500
103
Maryland
Hair Academy Inc-New Carrollton
388
9
$4,500
$500
104
Texas
Vogue College of Cosmetology
136
3
$4,500
$1,500
105
Utah
Ogden-Weber Technical College
2,506
3
$4,500
$1,500
106
Puerto Rico
Liberty Technical College
301
45
$4,525
$101
107
Kansas
Neosho County Community College
2,066
5
$4,534
$907
108
Arizona
Arizona State University-Polytechnic
4,380
4
$4,630
$1,158
109
Louisiana
Unitech Training Academy-Alexandria
80
4
$4,843
$1,211
110
Nebraska
Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University
106
10
$4,906
$491
111
Louisiana
Denham Springs Beauty School
79
5
$4,923
$985
112
Puerto Rico
Caribbean Forensic and Technical College
133
31
$5,001
$161
113
Puerto Rico
Colegio Educativo Tecnologico Industrial Inc
180
108
$5,007
$46
114
Louisiana
Academy of Interactive Entertainment
80
11
$5,009
$455
115
Iowa
La James International College-Iowa City
47
3
$5,100
$1,700
116
Iowa
Kaplan University-Davenport Campus
37,494
3
$5,150
$1,717
117
Arizona
Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix
11,737
4
$5,190
$1,298
118
Puerto Rico
Industrial Technical College
190
30
$5,231
$174
119
Arizona
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott
2,439
4
$5,291
$1,323
120
Puerto Rico
IVAEM College
142
32
$5,312
$166
121
Oklahoma
Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester
414
6
$5,317
$886
122
Tennessee
Miller-Motte Technical College-Chattanooga
488
3
$5,334
$1,778
123
Tennessee
Miller-Motte Technical College-Clarksville
416
3
$5,334
$1,778
124
Florida
City College-Altamonte Springs
285
5
$5,400
$1,080
125
Massachusetts
Assabet Valley Regional Technical School
50
8
$5,400
$675
126
Louisiana
Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Baton Rouge
151
3
$5,487
$1,829
127
Michigan
Sacred Heart Major Seminary
483
3
$5,490
$1,830
128
Arizona
Scottsdale Community College
9,551
7
$5,500
$786
129
Kansas
Northwest Kansas Technical College
812
6
$5,500
$917
130
Massachusetts
Salter School-Fall River
115
12
$5,550
$463
131
Tennessee
William Moore College of Technology
300
9
$5,602
$622
132
Puerto Rico
Universidad Adventista de las Antillas
1,351
30
$5,672
$189
133
Nebraska
Nebraska Christian College of Hope International University
124
5
$5,717
$1,143
134
Puerto Rico
Emma's Beauty Academy-Juana Diaz
426
35
$5,799
$166
135
Iowa
Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus
837
4
$5,891
$1,473
136
Kentucky
Daymar College-Bowling Green
306
8
$5,900
$738
137
California
Argosy University-Los Angeles
475
3
$5,915
$1,972
138
Alabama
J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College
829
7
$5,976
$854
139
Tennessee
Lincoln College of Technology-Nashville
1,457
3
$6,000
$2,000
140
California
Concorde Career College-San Diego
634
5
$6,099
$1,220
141
Oklahoma
Gordon Cooper Technology Center
875
8
$6,299
$787
142
Montana
Fort Peck Community College
385
5
$6,300
$1,260
143
Oregon
Oregon State University-Cascades Campus
1,122
3
$6,300
$2,100
144
Oklahoma
Kiamichi Technology Center-Idabel
49
9
$6,305
$701
145
Kansas
Garden City Community College
2,053
5
$6,318
$1,264
146
Missouri
Northland Career Center
31
3
$6,365
$2,122
147
Alabama
University of Alabama at Birmingham
19,535
5
$6,366
$1,273
148
Florida
Hobe Sound Bible College
203
3
$6,410
$2,137
149
California
East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program
167
8
$6,437
$805
150
Alaska
AVTEC-Alaska's Institute of Technology
1,209
12
$6,500
$542
151
Arizona
Estrella Mountain Community College
9,344
10
$6,500
$650
152
Arizona
Glendale Community College
19,000
7
$6,500
$929
153
Mississippi
Delta Technical College
464
3
$6,500
$2,167
154
New Jersey
American Institute of Medical Sciences & Education
407
4
$6,521
$1,630
155
California
Butte County Regional Occupational Program
74
3
$6,713
$2,238
156
California
CET-Watsonville
92
3
$6,848
$2,283
157
Utah
Mountainland Technical College
2,425
3
$6,883
$2,294
158
Louisiana
Louisiana Culinary Institute
180
4
$6,924
$1,731
159
Puerto Rico
Humacao Community College
517
36
$6,950
$193
160
Hawaii
Honolulu Community College
3,903
5
$7,000
$1,400
161
Oklahoma
Canadian Valley Technology Center
1,425
14
$7,000
$500
162
Oklahoma
Kiamichi Technology Center-Hugo
81
13
$7,049
$542
163
Montana
Dawson Community College
297
5
$7,100
$1,420
164
Puerto Rico
Educational Technical College-Recinto de san Sebastian
190
64
$7,164
$112
165
Kentucky
Beckfield College-Florence
578
10
$7,185
$719
166
Puerto Rico
CEM College-San Juan
681
108
$7,370
$68
167
Alabama
Talladega College
675
3
$7,380
$2,460
168
Colorado
International Salon and Spa Academy
308
11
$7,400
$673
169
Massachusetts
Salter College-Chicopee
131
17
$7,450
$438
170
Puerto Rico
American University of Puerto Rico
804
26
$7,483
$288
171
Colorado
Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs
25,548
4
$7,500
$1,875
172
Maine
The Landing School
51
5
$7,500
$1,500
173
Mississippi
Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland
410
3
$7,500
$2,500
174
Vermont
Sterling College
146
4
$7,550
$1,888
175
Massachusetts
Lowell Academy Hairstyling Institute
156
34
$7,608
$224
176
Nebraska
York College
424
11
$7,650
$695
177
Minnesota
The Salon Professional Academy
15
5
$7,766
$1,553
178
Puerto Rico
MyrAngel Beauty Institute
95
41
$7,803
$190
179
Florida
College of Business and Technology-Cutler Bay
117
6
$7,830
$1,305
180
Puerto Rico
Academia Serrant Inc
409
26
$7,870
$303
181
Kansas
Barclay College
292
9
$7,900
$878
182
Kansas
Kansas City Kansas Community College
5,726
4
$7,938
$1,985
183
North Carolina
Bladen Community College
1,248
12
$8,063
$672
184
Michigan
Bay Mills Community College
467
5
$8,071
$1,614
185
Texas
Hallmark University
928
4
$8,156
$2,039
186
Maine
Bates College
1,780
6
$8,200
$1,367
187
California
GDS Institute
80
3
$8,220
$2,740
188
Ohio
Kent State University at Stark
5,015
5
$8,338
$1,668
189
Texas
Northwest Educational Center
246
3
$8,500
$2,833
190
New Mexico
Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute
367
6
$8,549
$1,425
191
New Hampshire
Dartmouth College
6,409
11
$8,572
$779
192
Puerto Rico
Emma's Beauty Academy-Mayaguez
339
28
$8,576
$306
193
Florida
First Coast Technical College
418
6
$8,603
$1,434
194
Texas
Galen College of Nursing-San Antonio
1,204
4
$8,605
$2,151
195
Louisiana
Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe
72
4
$8,650
$2,163
196
Nebraska
Bellevue University
8,896
14
$8,700
$621
197
Puerto Rico
American Educational College
1,166
83
$8,745
$105
198
Iowa
Capri College-Cedar Rapids
143
4
$8,960
$2,240
199
Mississippi
Rust College
1,005
4
$8,994
$2,249
200
Louisiana
Omega Institute of Cosmetology
60
6
$8,998
$1,500

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