Cost of college went up for all students at Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie


Tuition and fees rose 7.3 percent for 2017-18 at Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Florida students paid $15,732 to attend the two-year private for-profit institution this year $1,070 more than the $14,662 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 100 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 $399,914 and 56 students took out student loans totaling more than $458,182.

Including all undergraduates, 342 students used grants or scholarships totaling $1.84 million. Another 319 took out $3.1 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
Change in tuition and fees 2014-15 to 2017-18
408
$15,119
$14,300
$14,662
$15,732
4.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie 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
58
95%
$315,849
$5,446
State / local grant or scholarship
14
23%
$65,665
$4,690
Institutional grants or scholarships
43
70%
$18,400
$428
Grant or scholarship aid total
58
95%
$399,914
$6,895
Federal student loans
56
92%
$451,058
$8,055
Other student loans
3
5%
$7,124
$2,375
Student loan aid
56
92%
$458,182
$8,182
Total student aid
61
100%

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