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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
    Liberty University provides a worldclass education from a christ-centered worldview
    Programs Offered:
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    Full Sail University - Online
    Push Your Creativity To The Next Level
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    Post University Online
    Experience an education that helps you realize your potential in a way that fits you best. Request more information about Post University today.
    Programs Offered:
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    • Graduate Certificate in Alcohol & Drug Counseling
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    West Coast University

    Advance your career. 100% Focused on Health Sciences.

    Programs Offered:
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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.
    • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
    Programs Offered:
    • Health-Supportive Culinary Arts
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    Northcentral University
    • Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. university.
    Programs Offered:
    • International Business - D.B.A.
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    Regent University

    Regent University is one of the nation’s leading academic centers for Christian thought and action.

    Programs Offered:
    • Master of Divinity (M.Div.)
    • M.A. in Practical Theology
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    Platt College
    Turn Your Passion Into A Career with Platt!
     
    At Platt College, we encourage our students to follow their passions, wherever they may lie, to find a career they love. You’ll find a supportive learning environment and career-focused training designed to help you gain the knowledge and hands-on training you need to succeed. 
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    • Veterinary Technology Alternate Route - Certificate
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    Milan Institute of Cosmetology
    Get hands-on training for a beauty industry career at the Milan Institute of Cosmetology.
    Programs Offered:
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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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