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Private College and University 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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    Argosy University
    Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges.
    Programs Offered:
    • Psychology (BA) (Online)
    • Business Administration - Accounting (BS) (Online)
    • Business Administration - Healthcare Management (BS) (Online)
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    University of San Francisco
    If you want to make the world a better place, start at the University of San Francisco. Our 21st-century mission to create a more humane and just world comes alive in our diverse learning community and is broadened by our global orientation. You are challenged to reach higher standards and to use your education to promote justice and serve the common good. At the University of San Francisco, youll find the excellence inherent in an institution established over 150 years ago, and inherent in nearly five centuries of Jesuit education.
    Programs Offered:
    • Online Associate Degree to Master Degree Nursing program
    • Online Bachelor Degree to Master Degree Nursing program
    • Master of Public Administration

     
    Regent University
    Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.
    Programs Offered:
    • Master of Arts in Law - Non-Profit Management
    • Bachelor of Arts in English - Self-Designed
    • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies
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    Liberty University

    100% Online & No Standardized Testing

    Programs Offered:
    • Doctor of Education: Community Care & Counseling: Marriage & Family
    • Doctor of Ministry: Evangelism & Church Planting
    • M.Div: Homiletics
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    Milan Institute
    Prepare for an exciting new career at the Milan Institute.
    Programs Offered:
    • Electrician
    • Oil and Gas Instrumentation Technician

     
    Keiser University

    Since 1977, Keiser University has provided quality student-centered, career-focused education.

    Programs Offered:
    • Master of Science in Psychology
    • Education Specialist in Instructional Design and Technology
    • Master of Science in Education
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    California College San Diego

    The Secret to Getting Ahead is Getting Started

    Programs Offered:
    • Business Administration - Property Management (BS)
    • Business Administration - Technology (BS)
    • Business Management & Accounting - Property Management (AAS)
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    Miller-Motte College
    Start the next chapter of your life with an Associate or Bachelor degree from Miller-Motte College Online Division.
    Programs Offered:
    • Criminal Justice - Associate of Applied Science
    • Electronic Medical Records - Associate of Applied Science
    • IT Support Specialist - Associate of Applied Science
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    Laurus College
    Get started on your career with Laurus College.
    Programs Offered:
    • Digital Arts and Computer Animation Associate Program
    • Web Design Associate Program
    • Information Technologies & Network Systems
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    USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

    The MSW@USC is the first top-ranked MSW program offered nationally. Many online programs are limited to certain geographic areas or the availability of courses, making it necessary to travel to campus. Our program can be completed from virtually anywhere without the need to relocate to Southern California.

    Programs Offered:
    • Master of Social Work

     
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