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Table 408. Total revenue of private for-profit degree-granting institutions, by source of funds and classification of institution: 2010-11
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 income
and gains (losses)
Educa-
tional activi-
ties
Auxiliary enter-
prises
(net of allowances)
Other
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
  In thousands of current dollars
Total $28,221,419 $25,155,815 $1,583,146 $157,269 $31,272 $32,859 $402,384 $542,589 $316,084
4-year 21,689,815 19,480,318 1,113,185 118,033 29,118 28,976 346,786 405,572 167,828
Doctoral/research1 4,471,727 4,199,653 25,165 2,582 0 14,157 204,087 3,641 22,443
Master's2 6,319,300 5,842,846 298,029 11,124 16,238 521 56,166 83,811 10,566
Baccalaureate3 2,640,550 2,305,584 204,036 19,516 11,407 2,322 34,611 53,679 9,396
Special-focus institutions4 8,258,238 7,132,236 585,956 84,812 1,474 11,975 51,922 264,441 125,423
Art, music, or design 2,781,799 2,166,327 327,171 57,457 88 1,238 7,076 173,244 49,198
Business and management 2,705,681 2,406,603 184,394 17,297 777 6,321 27,584 47,949 14,756
Engineering or technology 1,818,277 1,736,213 48,960 7,715 154 2,275 7,160 14,098 1,702
Law 174,857 169,662 4,588 0 51 15 365 52 124
Medical or other health 596,393 558,947 20,842 2,319 404 129 5,543 5,510 2,700
Other special focus 181,231 94,483 0 25 0 1,997 4,194 23,587 56,944
2-year 6,531,603 5,675,497 469,961 39,236 2,154 3,882 55,599 137,018 148,256
  Percentage distribution
Total 100.00 89.14 5.61 0.56 0.11 0.12 1.43 1.92 1.12
4-year 100.00 89.81 5.13 0.54 0.13 0.13 1.60 1.87 0.77
Doctoral/research1 100.00 93.92 0.56 0.06 0.00 0.32 4.56 0.08 0.50
Master's2 100.00 92.46 4.72 0.18 0.26 0.01 0.89 1.33 0.17
Baccalaureate3 100.00 87.31 7.73 0.74 0.43 0.09 1.31 2.03 0.36
Special-focus institutions4 100.00 86.37 7.10 1.03 0.02 0.15 0.63 3.20 1.52
Art, music, or design 100.00 77.88 11.76 2.07 0.00 0.04 0.25 6.23 1.77
Business and management 100.00 88.95 6.82 0.64 0.03 0.23 1.02 1.77 0.55
Engineering or technology 100.00 95.49 2.69 0.42 0.01 0.13 0.39 0.78 0.09
Law 100.00 97.03 2.62 0.00 0.03 0.01 0.21 0.03 0.07
Medical or other health 100.00 93.72 3.49 0.39 0.07 0.02 0.93 0.92 0.45
Other special focus 100.00 52.13 0.00 0.01 0.00 1.10 2.31 13.01 31.42
2-year 100.00 86.89 7.20 0.60 0.03 0.06 0.85 2.10 2.27
  Revenue per full-time-equivalent student in current dollars
Total $17,130 $15,269 $961 $95 $19 $20 $244 $329 $192
4-year 17,294 15,532 888 94 23 23 276 323 134
Doctoral/research1 11,788 11,071 66 7 0 37 538 10 59
Master's2 16,350 15,117 771 29 42 1 145 217 27
Baccalaureate3 19,968 17,435 1,543 148 86 18 262 406 71
Special-focus institutions4 23,189 20,027 1,645 238 4 34 146 743 352
Art, music, or design 27,706 21,576 3,258 572 1 12 70 1,725 490
Business and management 19,952 17,747 1,360 128 6 47 203 354 109
Engineering or technology 20,687 19,753 557 88 2 26 81 160 19
Law 36,999 35,900 971 0 11 3 77 11 26
Medical or other health 28,035 26,275 980 109 19 6 261 259 127
Other special focus 29,146 15,195 0 4 0 321 675 3,793 9,158
2-year 16,607 14,431 1,195 100 5 10 141 348 377
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 2011, Enrollment component; and Spring 2012, Finance component. (This table was prepared November 2012.)
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