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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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    University of Southern California - DSW

    The University of Southern California Doctor of Social Work (DSW) online program is designed for experienced practitioners to harness innovative solutions to solve real-world problems.

    Unlike a PhD in social work, which prepares scholars for careers in research and the professoriate, the DSW@USC is an online advanced practice degree program for working professionals who want to have a greater impact in their practice.

    Programs Offered:
    • Doctor of Social Work (DSW)

    Glendale Career College

    At Glendale Career College, your success is our success! Our short-term allied health training programs will give you the skills to become part of the ever-growing healthcare field. Your decision to continue your education with Glendale Career College will prove to be a rewarding experience.

    Programs Offered:
    • Surgical Technology
    • Medical Insurance Biller
    • Medical Assistant
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    Anna Maria College

    Anna Maria College is a private, not-for-profit, Catholic liberal arts institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Founded by the Sisters of Saint Anne in 1946, AMC's programs integrate liberal education and professional preparation that reflect the respect for liberal arts and sciences education grounded in the traditions of the Sisters of Saint Anne—educational innovation, service to others, and access to a quality education for all.

    Programs Offered:
    • Bachelor of Science in Fire Science
    • Master of Public Administration - Fire and Emergency Services
    • Master of Public Administration - Homeland Security
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    Aviation Institute of Maintenance

    Aviation Institute of Maintenance schools are distinguished institutes committed to the education and personal enrichment of each student interested in the Aviation Industry.

    Programs Offered:
    • Aviation Maintenance Technician
    • Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer

    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.

    Programs Offered:
    • HVAC Technician (11-month diploma program)
    • Business Office Administration (10-Month Diploma Program)
    • Criminal Justice (11-Month Diploma Program)
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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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    George Mason University

    Located in Fairfax, Virginia, George Mason University is the largest public research university in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

    Programs Offered:
    • Master of Education in Special Education, specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis
    • Master of Business Administration: Business Analytics Specialization
    • Master of Education in Special Education, specializing in Autism Spectrum Disorder
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    Brightwood College

    At Brightwood College, we offer accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience focused on helping you gain skills for your chosen career.

    Programs Offered:
    • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist - Diploma
    • Medical Assistant
    • Pharmacy Technician

    South University, Online Programs
    As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.
    Programs Offered:
    • Nurse Educator (PGC)
    • Nursing (RN to BSN)
    • Specialization in Nursing Informatics (RN to MSN)
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    Washington State University
    Get your career started with training from Washington State University.
    Programs Offered:
    • Executive MBA
    • MBA

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