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Table 373. Total revenue of private for-profit degree-granting institutions, by source of funds and classification of institution: 2009-10
Classification of institution Total Student tuition and fees
(net of allowances)
Federal appropri-
ations, grants, and contracts
State and local appro-
priations, grants, and contracts
Private gifts, grants, and con-
tracts
Invest-
ment return (gain or loss)
Educa-
tional activi-
ties
Auxil-
iary enter-
prises
Other
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Total $24,684,829 $22,374,050 $1,951,202 $114,075 $38,299 $40,115 $435,519 $485,216 -$753,647
4-year 18,983,250 17,321,210 1,226,115 69,168 35,634 35,949 376,427 372,285 -453,538
Doctoral/research1 4,457,735 4,215,969 3,689 931 0 8,947 209,522 1,634 17,043
Master's2  2,843,729 2,620,426 369 94 24,440 2,453 39,513 80,183 76,251
Baccalaureate3 4,633,923 4,076,361 874,909 33,743 9,512 13,348 73,509 91,382 -538,841
Specialized institutions4  7,047,863 6,408,453 347,148 34,400 1,683 11,200 53,884 199,085 -7,991
Art, music, or design 2,670,558 2,280,051 208,930 21,783 865 2,801 615 153,912 1,601
Business and management 2,161,837 2,036,082 66,149 5,200 150 6,066 31,975 25,432 -9,217
Engineering or technology 1,634,928 1,557,347 45,331 6,584 316 2,075 10,110 12,627 538
Law 122,605 118,695 3,564 0 0 12 280 28 27
Medical or other health 320,975 290,153 21,528 667 351 205 5,853 3,987 -1,769
Other specialized 136,959 126,125 1,645 167 0 42 5,051 3,099 829
2-year 5,701,579 5,052,841 725,087 44,907 2,664 4,166 59,092 112,930 -300,108
  Percentage distribution
Total 100.00 90.64 7.90 0.46 0.16 0.16 1.76 1.97 -3.05
4-year 100.00 91.24 6.46 0.36 0.19 0.19 1.98 1.96 -2.39
Doctoral/research1 100.00 94.58 0.08 0.02 0.00 0.20 4.70 0.04 0.38
Master's2  100.00 92.15 0.01 0.00 0.86 0.09 1.39 2.82 2.68
Baccalaureate3 100.00 87.97 18.88 0.73 0.21 0.29 1.59 1.97 -11.63
Specialized institutions4  100.00 90.93 4.93 0.49 0.02 0.16 0.76 2.82 -0.11
Art, music, or design 100.00 85.38 7.82 0.82 0.03 0.10 0.02 5.76 0.06
Business and management 100.00 94.18 3.06 0.24 0.01 0.28 1.48 1.18 -0.43
Engineering or technology 100.00 95.25 2.77 0.40 0.02 0.13 0.62 0.77 0.03
Law 100.00 96.81 2.91 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.23 0.02 0.02
Medical or other health 100.00 90.40 6.71 0.21 0.11 0.06 1.82 1.24 -0.55
Other specialized 100.00 92.09 1.20 0.12 0.00 0.03 3.69 2.26 0.61
2-year 100.00 88.62 12.72 0.79 0.05 0.07 1.04 1.98 -5.26
  Revenue per full-time-equivalent student in current dollars
Total $15,367 $13,929 $1,215 $71 $24 $25 $271 $302 -$469
4-year 15,372 14,026 993 56 29 29 305 301 -367
Doctoral/research1 10,100 9,552 8 2 0 20 475 4 39
Master's2  14,110 13,002 2 0 121 12 196 398 378
Baccalaureate3 18,582 16,346 3,508 135 38 54 295 366 -2,161
Specialized institutions4  20,568 18,702 1,013 100 5 33 157 581 -23
Art, music, or design 27,013 23,063 2,113 220 9 28 6 1,557 16
Business and management 16,407 15,453 502 39 1 46 243 193 -70
Engineering or technology 19,403 18,482 538 78 4 25 120 150 6
Law 30,751 29,770 894 0 0 3 70 7 7
Medical or other health 19,640 17,754 1,317 41 21 13 358 244 -108
Other specialized 18,399 16,943 221 22 0 6 679 416 111
2-year 15,352 13,605 1,952 121 7 11 159 304 -808
1 Includes institutions that award at least 20 doctor's degrees per year, but did not have high levels of research activity.
2 Master's institutions award at least 50 master's degrees per year.
3 Baccalaureate institutions primarily emphasize undergraduate education. Also includes institutions classified as 4-year under the IPEDS system, which had been classified as 2-year in the Carnegie classification system because they primarily award associate's degrees.
4 Special-focus 4-year institutions award degrees primarily in single fields of study, such as medicine, business, fine arts, theology, and engineering.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Further information on the Carnegie 2005 classification system used in this table may be obtained from http://classifications.carnegiefoundation.org/resources/. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2010, Enrollment component; and Spring 2011, Finance component. (This table was prepared October 2011.)
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