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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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    You've found Ashford University, where school comes to you. Earn your bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree online.
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    Loyola Marymount University offers a rigorous academic experience to ambitious students committed to lives of meaning and purpose. We welcome you.

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    Prepare for an exciting new career at the Milan Institute.
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    Michigan State University

    Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years.

     

    A top global university, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery to make a better world while providing students with life-changing opportunities.

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    Located in San Francisco, Pacific's MS in Data Science program equips students for the exciting field of data science. 

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