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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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    Keiser University

    Since 1977, Keiser University has provided quality student-centered, career-focused education. Keiser University Online offers degree programs online to prepare students for in-demand professions.

    Programs Offered:
    • Master of Science in Psychology
    • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
    • Associate of Arts in Accounting
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    Lewis University

    Lewis University is a regionally accredited, not-for-profit university committed to student success. Lewis offers 5 in-demand, online Master's degrees (Organizational Leadership, Criminal Justice, Computer Science, Data Science and Public Safety Admin.) as well as 5 online Graduate Certificates (Higher Edu. Leadership, Org. Leadership, Prof. Coaching, Data Science and Bioinformatics). Take your career to the next level with an advanced education to fit your lifestyle and achieve your goals.

    Programs Offered:
    • MS in Computer Science
    • MS in Public Safety Administration
    • MS in Computer Science - Cyber Security
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    Southern Technical College

    Southern Technical College provides education and training in a variety of medical and technical areas that enable graduates to obtain entry-level employment.

    Programs Offered:
    • Welding - Associate Degree
    • Patient Care Technician
    • Applied Electronics Technology- HVAC Major (Diploma)
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    Harris School of Business
    Jump into the exciting world of technology or medical services at Harris School.
    Programs Offered:
    • Dental Assistant
    • Professional Medical Assistant
    • Massage Therapy

     
    Brookline College

    Get hands-on training with Brookline College. We offer diploma and degree programs in the areas of health care, business, nursing, criminal justice, paralegal, and computer security.

    Programs Offered:
    • Diploma - Patient Care Technician
    • Diploma - Medical Assistant
    • Diploma - Pharmacy Technician
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    The College of Health Care Professions
    The College of Health Care Professions is a great place for working adults to enhance their current careers, or help themselves find new career pathways to better lives. We also train high school graduates to enter in the exciting high demand Healthcare industry.

    Programs Offered:
    • Medical Coding & Billing-Health Information Technology Cert.
    • Dental Assistant Certificate
    • Limited Medical Radiologic Tech-Cert
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    Purdue University Global

    Building on Purdue's mission to provide greater access to affordable, world-class education, Purdue University Globaldelivers a fully personalized online experience that's tailored to working adults.

    Programs Offered:
    • BS in Business Administration
    • MS in Accounting - Audit Specialization
    • AAS in Criminal Justice
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    Florida Career College
    Train for the real-world skills that help you launch a successful technology or healthcare career with a degree, or diploma from Florida Career College.
    Programs Offered:
    • Computer and Network Technician (11-month diploma program)
    • Medical Assistant Technician (10-Month diploma program)
    • Patient Care Technician (10-month diploma program)
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    Keiser Univ. Center for Culinary Arts

    Your Culinary Career Starts Here

    Programs Offered:
    • Baking & Pastry Arts
    • Culinary Arts

     
    San Joaquin Valley College

    San Joaquin Valley College - A Private Junior College.

    Programs Offered:
    • Certificate - Industrial Maintenance Technician
    • Certificate - Medical Assistant
    • Degree - Criminal Justice: Corrections
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