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Career College Facts

  • Eighty-six percent of students attending private universities and colleges receive some form of aid (grants, loans, work-study), with the average annual aid package being around $17,000.


  • The first private higher educational institution in the US was Harvard University, founded in 1636.


  • The percentage of minority students enrolled at private universities and colleges is slightly higher than at state four-year institutions: 29 percent at independent and 27 percent at state colleges and universities.


  • The largest single grant ever received by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) was $2.266 million recently awarded by the Wal-Mart Foundation. The grant will help 20 smaller independent colleges develop strategies for improving academic access for (and success of) first-generation college students.

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    Universal Technical Institute  Online
    Jump-start your automotive career with Universal Technical Institute in Illinois.
    Programs Offered:
    • Automotive Technology
    • Diesel
    Campus Locations:
    • Rancho Cucamonga, CA

     
    Intercoast Colleges  Online
    Get your career started with Intercoast Colleges.
    Programs Offered:
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    • Electrical Training Program
    Campus Locations:
    • Riverside, CA

     
    Mayfield College  Online
    Give your career a boost with an education from Mayfield College.
    Programs Offered:
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    Campus Locations:
    • Cathedral City, CA

     
    San Joaquin Valley College  Online

    San Joaquin Valley College - A Private Junior College.

    Programs Offered:
    • Degree - Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
    • Certificate - Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
    Campus Locations:
    • Visalia, CA

     
    Institute of Technology  Online

    You can get started on a new career with Institute of Technology.

    For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at www.iot.edu/disclosure

    Programs Offered:
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    Campus Locations:
    • Clovis, CA

     
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