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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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    Study at Wake Forest University, a university dedicated to educating the whole person since 1834.
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    Automotive Training Center

    For 100 years, Automotive Training Center, also known as ATC, has trained hard working students to become automotive industry professionals.

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    Ashworth College
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    Keiser Univ. Center for Culinary Arts

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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.

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    Avalon School of Cosmetology
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    American InterContinental University

    Serious about success? With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, at AIU, the Serious U™,  you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

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    UEI College - Phoenix

    UEI College (Formally Anthem College – Bryman School) is for individuals who seek to achieve more with their lives through education and training.

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    Lincoln Culinary Institute

    Get hands-on training from professional chefs at Lincoln Culinary Institute.

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