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


Daymar College-Clarksville, Visible Music College and Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Harriman were among U.S. schools that reported receiving the least federal 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 federal student aid

Rank
State
School
Enrollment
Number receiving aid
Total amount
Average aid per student
1
Georgia
Luther Rice College & Seminary
1,078
3
$150
$50
2
California
InterCoast Colleges-Roseville
3
4
$450
$113
3
Puerto Rico
EDIC College
1,124
3
$450
$150
4
Florida
Key College
46
5
$500
$100
5
Iowa
Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids Campus
489
3
$500
$167
6
Massachusetts
Spa Tech Institute-Ipswich
59
5
$500
$100
7
California
Make-up Designory
196
3
$506
$169
8
Nebraska
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus
410
3
$550
$183
9
Arizona
Arizona Academy of Beauty-East
90
4
$600
$150
10
Minnesota
Duluth Business University
124
3
$600
$200
11
Nebraska
Nebraska Indian Community College
175
3
$600
$200
12
Massachusetts
Empire Beauty School-Malden
101
3
$675
$225
13
Oregon
Oregon College of Art and Craft
163
3
$690
$230
14
New York
New York College of Health Professions
475
4
$700
$175
15
Arizona
CollegeAmerica-Flagstaff
101
7
$720
$103
16
Puerto Rico
Universidad Central Del Caribe
473
7
$735
$105
17
Iowa
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus
277
5
$750
$150
18
Kansas
Entourage Institute of Beauty and Esthetics
17
7
$775
$111
19
Oklahoma
Brown Mackie College-Oklahoma City
124
3
$800
$267
20
South Carolina
Southeastern Institute-Columbia
111
8
$800
$100
21
Utah
Stevens-Henager College
166
5
$840
$168
22
Illinois
Bell Mar Beauty College
51
3
$863
$288
23
Indiana
Ravenscroft Beauty College
155
4
$875
$219
24
Maine
Kaplan University-Maine Campus
810
6
$900
$150
25
Massachusetts
Boston Baptist College
77
6
$900
$150
26
Minnesota
Minneapolis Media Institute
85
3
$900
$300
27
Missouri
Calvary University
271
3
$900
$300
28
Oregon
American College of Healthcare Sciences
741
3
$900
$300
29
South Dakota
Sinte Gleska University
568
5
$900
$180
30
Texas
School of Automotive Machinists & Technology
166
3
$900
$300
31
New Jersey
Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-North Plainfield
160
4
$905
$226
32
New Jersey
Central Career Institute LLC
163
8
$935
$117
33
Illinois
Cannella School of Hair Design-Villa Park
39
3
$938
$313
34
District of Columbia
University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus
140
5
$1,000
$200
35
Kentucky
Kentucky Mountain Bible College
85
5
$1,000
$200
36
Kentucky
Spencerian College-Lexington
74
4
$1,000
$250
37
Florida
Beauty Schools of America
78
7
$1,008
$144
38
New Jersey
Pillar College
529
10
$1,009
$101
39
California
Gnomon School of Visual Effects
434
4
$1,050
$263
40
Iowa
Kaplan University-Davenport Campus
37,494
6
$1,050
$175
41
Indiana
Crossroads Bible College
270
7
$1,100
$157
42
Iowa
Iowa School of Beauty-Ottumwa
57
6
$1,100
$183
43
Nebraska
Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University
106
11
$1,100
$100
44
North Carolina
Pamlico Community College
508
6
$1,100
$183
45
Texas
Messenger College
66
9
$1,100
$122
46
Washington
Academy of Interactive Entertainment
129
4
$1,108
$277
47
Texas
The King's University
697
4
$1,110
$278
48
New York
Washington Saratoga Warren Hamilton Essex BOCES-Practical Nursing Program
30
5
$1,120
$224
49
Florida
Loraines Academy & Spa
98
10
$1,121
$112
50
New Jersey
Salem Community College
993
4
$1,150
$288
51
California
Estes Institute of Cosmetology Arts and Science
70
8
$1,200
$150
52
Maryland
The Temple-A Paul Mitchell Partner School
217
12
$1,200
$100
53
Massachusetts
Mansfield Beauty Schools-Quincy
35
3
$1,200
$400
54
Minnesota
Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Plymouth Campus
78
4
$1,200
$300
55
Nebraska
Kaplan University-Omaha Campus
585
9
$1,200
$133
56
Puerto Rico
Instituto Educativo Premier
151
6
$1,200
$200
57
California
CRU Institute of Cosmetology and Barbering
72
3
$1,204
$401
58
Arizona
International School of Cosmetology-Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy
66
3
$1,250
$417
59
Georgia
Virginia College-Macon
288
3
$1,275
$425
60
Massachusetts
Spa Tech Institute-Westboro
111
13
$1,300
$100
61
Iowa
Iowa School of Beauty-Sioux City
24
8
$1,346
$168
62
Arizona
Cortiva Institute-Tucson
89
3
$1,350
$450
63
Arizona
Empire Beauty School-Chandler
62
4
$1,350
$338
64
Kentucky
Empire Beauty School-Florence
94
5
$1,350
$270
65
Tennessee
Daymar College-Clarksville
854
8
$1,350
$169
66
Washington
Cortiva Institute-Seattle
150
3
$1,350
$450
67
New Mexico
New Mexico Junior College
2,408
3
$1,354
$451
68
Michigan
Compass College of Cinematic Arts
132
14
$1,357
$97
69
Illinois
VanderCook College of Music
173
5
$1,400
$280
70
Maine
Kaplan University-Augusta Campus
505
11
$1,400
$127
71
Minnesota
Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Woodbury Campus
136
5
$1,400
$280
72
New Jersey
Yeshiva Toras Chaim
202
7
$1,400
$200
73
Tennessee
Visible Music College
117
4
$1,400
$350
74
Texas
Baptist University of the Americas
231
7
$1,400
$200
75
Florida
Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers-West Palm Beach
53
4
$1,448
$362
76
Louisiana
Stevensons Academy of Hair Design
119
11
$1,450
$132
77
California
Academy for Salon Professionals
76
3
$1,500
$500
78
California
American Jewish University
159
3
$1,500
$500
79
California
Career Academy of Beauty
149
5
$1,500
$300
80
Idaho
College of Eastern Idaho
676
4
$1,500
$375
81
Illinois
J Renee College
175
3
$1,500
$500
82
Missouri
Metro Business College-Jefferson City
58
5
$1,500
$300
83
Montana
Fort Peck Community College
385
3
$1,500
$500
84
New Mexico
New Mexico State University-Carlsbad
1,790
3
$1,500
$500
85
New Mexico
Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque
85
6
$1,500
$250
86
Oklahoma
Southwestern Christian University
764
5
$1,500
$300
87
Pennsylvania
Hussian College School of Art
50
3
$1,500
$500
88
South Carolina
Southeastern Institute-Charleston
257
10
$1,500
$150
89
Wyoming
CollegeAmerica-Cheyenne
45
11
$1,500
$136
90
Montana
Aaniiih Nakoda College
149
5
$1,515
$303
91
Puerto Rico
Caribbean University-Carolina
438
6
$1,537
$256
92
Missouri
Texas County Technical College
150
6
$1,543
$257
93
Arizona
Empire Beauty School-Flagstaff
35
5
$1,575
$315
94
California
Hilltop Beauty School
124
6
$1,600
$267
95
Missouri
Saint Louis Christian College
113
5
$1,600
$320
96
New Jersey
Capri Institute of Hair Design-Paramus
127
8
$1,600
$200
97
South Carolina
Centura College-Columbia
165
5
$1,600
$320
98
South Carolina
Aiken Technical College
2,459
3
$1,619
$540
99
Texas
Houston Training Schools-Southwest
109
11
$1,650
$150
100
California
American Beauty College
126
6
$1,700
$283
101
California
Palace Beauty College
132
11
$1,700
$155
102
South Carolina
Clinton College
200
17
$1,700
$100
103
Tennessee
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Harriman
286
17
$1,700
$100
104
Illinois
Curve Metric School of Hair Design
56
11
$1,706
$155
105
Massachusetts
New England School of Photography
62
7
$1,710
$244
106
Missouri
Independence College of Cosmetology
37
7
$1,748
$250
107
Alaska
Alaska Christian College
79
5
$1,750
$350
108
Michigan
West Shore Community College
1,274
4
$1,750
$438
109
North Carolina
Stanly Community College
2,514
4
$1,750
$438
110
South Carolina
Williamsburg Technical College
676
4
$1,750
$438
111
New Jersey
Rabbi Jacob Joseph School
94
3
$1,767
$589
112
Florida
Florida Academy of Health & Beauty
25
6
$1,786
$298
113
Florida
The Baptist College of Florida
456
6
$1,800
$300
114
Massachusetts
Millennium Training Institute
108
7
$1,800
$257
115
Michigan
Montcalm Community College
1,666
5
$1,800
$360
116
New Hampshire
Nashua Community College
1,996
4
$1,800
$450
117
New Jersey
Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-West New York
382
6
$1,800
$300
118
Tennessee
Empire Beauty School-Jackson
59
7
$1,800
$257
119
Tennessee
Empire Beauty School-N Memphis
52
8
$1,800
$225
120
Washington
Northwest School of Wooden Boat Building
39
5
$1,800
$360
121
Wisconsin
Empire Beauty School-Green Bay
34
5
$1,800
$360
122
Illinois
MacCormac College
218
6
$1,850
$308
123
Iowa
Capri College-Cedar Rapids
143
5
$1,900
$380
124
Iowa
Mercy College of Health Sciences
771
7
$1,900
$271
125
South Carolina
Columbia Academy of Cosmetology
32
4
$1,900
$475
126
Michigan
Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Detroit
67
3
$1,950
$650
127
Arizona
Cortiva Institute-Scottsdale
89
4
$2,000
$500
128
Colorado
Delta Montrose Technical College
344
4
$2,000
$500
129
Mississippi
Blue Mountain College
573
5
$2,000
$400
130
New York
CUNY York College
8,360
7
$2,000
$286
131
Pennsylvania
Laurel Technical Institute
118
3
$2,000
$667
132
Texas
Lee College
7,133
4
$2,000
$500
133
Colorado
Morgan Community College
1,474
3
$2,025
$675
134
Kentucky
Empire Beauty School-Hurstborne
75
6
$2,025
$338
135
Missouri
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton
458
11
$2,057
$187
136
Iowa
Faust Institute of Cosmetology-Storm Lake
18
6
$2,063
$344
137
California
John Wesley International Barber and Beauty College
99
7
$2,100
$300
138
Michigan
Monroe County Community College
3,143
7
$2,100
$300
139
Minnesota
Pine Technical & Community College
1,319
4
$2,100
$525
140
North Carolina
Brunswick Community College
1,400
5
$2,100
$420
141
Tennessee
Watkins College of Art Design & Film
251
8
$2,100
$263
142
California
Homestead Schools
92
7
$2,114
$302
143
Indiana
Don Roberts School of Hair Design
40
4
$2,115
$529
144
New Jersey
Capri Institute of Hair Design-Brick
144
10
$2,150
$215
145
California
Newberry School of Beauty
151
9
$2,190
$243
146
New Jersey
Yeshivas Be'er Yitzchok
50
4
$2,200
$550
147
North Carolina
Bladen Community College
1,248
10
$2,200
$220
148
Puerto Rico
Century College
204
11
$2,200
$200
149
Iowa
Iowa School of Beauty-Des Moines
87
12
$2,242
$187
150
Arkansas
Southeast Arkansas College
1,391
5
$2,250
$450
151
Illinois
Empire Beauty School-Vernon Hills
78
8
$2,250
$281
152
Minnesota
Herzing University-Minneapolis
315
7
$2,250
$321
153
New Jersey
P B Cosmetology Education Center
220
17
$2,250
$132
154
North Carolina
Piedmont International University
607
13
$2,250
$173
155
Oklahoma
Oklahoma Panhandle State University
1,207
7
$2,250
$321
156
Puerto Rico
University of Puerto Rico-Utuado
1,469
5
$2,250
$450
157
Texas
College of the Mainland
3,995
3
$2,250
$750
158
Texas
Houston Training Schools-Gessner
104
15
$2,250
$150
159
Maryland
Baltimore City Community College
4,409
7
$2,262
$323
160
Oregon
Phagans Beauty College
65
12
$2,265
$189
161
North Carolina
Harrison College-Morrisville
141
8
$2,275
$284
162
California
Lyle's College of Beauty
68
8
$2,300
$288
163
Colorado
International Salon and Spa Academy
308
11
$2,300
$209
164
Massachusetts
Spa Tech Institute-Plymouth
162
23
$2,300
$100
165
Oregon
Clackamas Community College
6,777
3
$2,300
$767
166
Massachusetts
New England Hair Academy
160
8
$2,309
$289
167
New York
Capri Cosmetology Learning Centers
252
19
$2,320
$122
168
Texas
Jacksonville College-Main Campus
559
5
$2,323
$465
169
South Carolina
Sumter Beauty College
24
7
$2,336
$334
170
Florida
DeVry University-Florida
1,373
3
$2,370
$790
171
Oklahoma
College of the Muscogee Nation
213
5
$2,372
$474
172
New York
Yeshiva of the Telshe Alumni
116
9
$2,373
$264
173
Maryland
University of Baltimore
5,983
3
$2,400
$800
174
Michigan
Carnegie Institute
176
8
$2,400
$300
175
Michigan
Dorsey Business Schools-Farmington Hills
13
4
$2,400
$600
176
South Carolina
Virginia College-Florence
257
3
$2,400
$800
177
Tennessee
Virginia College-Knoxville
362
3
$2,400
$800
178
Texas
Houston Training School-Main Campus
97
16
$2,400
$150
179
Texas
Culinary Institute Inc
396
6
$2,420
$403
180
Puerto Rico
Escuela de Artes Plasticas y Diseno de Puerto Rico
555
15
$2,455
$164
181
Massachusetts
Hellenic College-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
195
6
$2,457
$410
182
Arizona
Empire Beauty School-NW Phoenix
95
8
$2,475
$309
183
Minnesota
Empire Beauty School-Bloomington
105
8
$2,475
$309
184
Colorado
CollegeAmerica-Fort Collins
115
15
$2,490
$166
185
Florida
University of Phoenix-Florida
1,323
5
$2,500
$500
186
Idaho
Boise Bible College
138
5
$2,500
$500
187
New Mexico
University of New Mexico-Valencia County Campus
2,115
3
$2,500
$833
188
Texas
Lamar State College-Orange
2,338
5
$2,500
$500
189
Arkansas
Ecclesia College
271
3
$2,542
$847
190
Illinois
Mr John's School of Cosmetology Esthetics & Nails-Decatur
63
18
$2,550
$142
191
New York
Yeshiva Derech Chaim
130
5
$2,568
$514
192
Arizona
Arizona Christian University
820
4
$2,582
$646
193
Georgia
Helms College
191
26
$2,600
$100
194
Massachusetts
Mildred Elley-Pittsfield Campus
250
26
$2,600
$100
195
North Carolina
Cape Fear Community College
8,692
7
$2,600
$371
196
Tennessee
American Baptist College
139
4
$2,600
$650
197
Texas
Galveston College
2,201
7
$2,600
$371
198
Washington
Pierce College-Puyallup
4,094
9
$2,600
$289
199
California
California Hair Design Academy
214
5
$2,609
$522
200
Texas
Conlee's College of Cosmetology
32
4
$2,625
$656


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