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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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    Liberty University

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    CSU-Pueblo Online gives you the educational opportunities you need, with the flexibility you want, so you can earn or complete your degree for a better future. Whether you want a career change, a promotion, or the satisfaction of knowing you can, an online degree from CSU-Pueblo could be the right fit for you.

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    At Universal Technical Institute (UTI), you won't just train for a career. You'll train for success. 

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