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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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    UEI College

    At UEI College, we want you to succeed. We’re like a family and we want you to be a part of it.

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    University of Kentucky

    Students are drawn to the online Master of Social Work because of the versatility of the degree. The online MSW @ UK sets you up to be successful in your chosen area of the profession. 

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    Loyola Law School

    Loyola Marymount University offers a rigorous academic experience to ambitious students committed to lives of meaning and purpose. We welcome you.

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    American University - MBA

    MBA@American, the online MBA program at American University, prepares business students through engaging course work and in-person immersions. The MBA can be completed in 15 months. No GMAT required.

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    Institute of Culinary Education - Los Angeles
    • Named a Culinary School of Excellence by the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) in 2015.
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    Ultimate Medical Academy is a nonprofit healthcare career school—and students are at the heart of everything we do. That’s why we offer exclusive student services through your career training and beyond, beginning from the time you enroll online or at our campus in Clearwater, FL. We’ll also guide you toward the right program for your goals, and help you understand the affordability of your career training. So let us know you’re interested, and we’ll discuss how UMA can help you succeed.

     

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    University of the Pacific

    Located in San Francisco, Pacific's MS in Data Science program equips students for the exciting field of data science. 

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    Get the career of your dreams with an education from the Los Angeles Film School.

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