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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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    Abilene Christian University - Online
    Abilene Christian University (ACU), founded in 1906 and affiliated with the Church of Christ, has a long and proud heritage dedicated to educating students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world. Instructors teach students how to think critically and globally in each of their respective programs, while still maintaining a focus on their particular program of study. ACU is an academically notable institution top ranked by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges", as well as The Princeton Review and Forbes.
    Programs Offered:
    • Master of Education in Higher Education

     
    West Coast University

    Advance your career. 100% Focused on Health Sciences.

    Programs Offered:
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    Portland State University

    Complete Your Bachelor's Degree 100% Online

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    National American University - Roueche Graduate Center

    The goal of earning a master’s degree should be defined by you, not by your circumstances. No matter which path you’ve chosen, a graduate degree can help you advance with your current organization, explore opportunities with a new company, or even start fresh in a new industry. When you earn your master's degree, you’re opening new opportunities for career development that can make a difference for you and your family. Through flexible class scheduling, dedicated career advisors and quality programs, NAU strives to provide a caring and supportive learning environment to ensure your success as a student.

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    Accounting Academy

    The Accounting Academy was founded in 2005 and has been continuously approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private-Pstsecondary Education. 

     

    Programs Offered:
    • Basic Computer and Microsoft Office Skills
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    University of Arizona

    Located in the breathtaking Sonoran desert of southern Arizona and within an international border region, The University of Arizona is consistently ranked as a top public research university, offering graduate degrees in more than one hundred fields and is widely recognized for its cutting-edge research and innovation.

    Programs Offered:
    • Master of Public Health Online

     
    Widener University

    Why Choose Widener University?

    At Widener University, we proudly cultivate challenging and culturally diverse learning environments where academics, leadership, and service come first. Our curricula are connected to societal issues and challenge students to take social responsibility for their role in today's global society.

    Programs Offered:
    • Masters of Social Work

     
    Yuma Truck Driving School
    Yuma Truck Driving School trains students to not only pass their Commercial Driver's License (CDL) test, but to become the kind of professional driver that companies seek. It's what we've done for years, and it's why our graduates are working for many of the nation�s top over-the-road carriers as well as regional and local companies.

    Yuma Truck Driving School employs only experienced drivers as instructors. These dedicated professionals receive on-going training in various teaching techniques to ensure the hundreds of students we train each year receive a first-rate education.
    Programs Offered:
    • Commercial Truck Driver Program - 310 Clock Hours
    • CDL Driver Training Program - 80 Clock Hours

     
    Regis College

    Regis is a leading Catholic university in greater Boston with undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students in the arts, sciences and health professions devoted to engage, serve and advance in a global community.

    Programs Offered:
    • Online Master of Science in Health Administration

     
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    U.S. Colleges has been helping students enhance their career skills since 1996.

     

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