Net Price at For-Profit Institutions by Dependency Status and Income, 2011-12

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For dependent students from the lower half of the income distribution, the average net tuition and fee price in the for-profit sector is higher than in private nonprofit institutions in all price categories.

Figure 2014_15B: Published and Net Prices of Full-Time Students at For-Profit Institutions, by Dependency Status and Family Income, 2011-12

Published and Net Prices of Full-Time Students at For-Profit Institutions, by Dependency Status and Family Income, 2011-12

Notes & Sources 

NOTES: Family income quartiles are based on all dependent undergraduate students across all sectors. Lowest: less than $30,000; second: $30,000 to $64,999; third: $65,000 to $105,999; highest: $106,000 or higher. Total grant aid includes veterans’ benefits. Includes full-time undergraduate students who were U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

SOURCE: NCES, National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, 2012.

  • For dependent students from the lower half of the income distribution, the average net tuition and fee price in the for-profit sector is higher than in private nonprofit institutions in all price categories.