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Table 367. Total expenditures of private for-profit degree-granting institutions, by purpose and type of institution: 2004–05 and 2005–06
Year and type of institution Total expenditures, by purpose
Total Instruction Research and public service Student services, academic and institutional support Auxiliary enterprises1  Net grant aid to students2  Other
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
  In thousands of current dollars
2004–05              
Total $8,830,792 $2,313,895 $7,583 $5,693,200 $269,883 $54,819 $491,411
4–year 5,989,792 1,430,196 3,513 4,110,514 180,036 38,639 226,894
Doctoral, intensive3  67,138 23,009 0 44,129 0 0 0
Master's4  1,496,513 301,444 0 1,159,657 20,444 0 14,969
Baccalaureate5  419,419 92,803 0 310,302 10,397 0 5,917
Specialized institutions6  4,006,723 1,012,941 3,513 2,596,426 149,196 38,639 206,009
Art, music, or design 725,410 173,591 346 430,881 49,453 11,745 59,394
Business and management 450,864 95,579 218 327,396 7,326 1,053 19,293
Engineering or technology 773,888 209,759 30 518,833 9,386 89 35,792
Medical or other health 54,642 16,509 533 24,859 1,156 1,118 10,466
Other specialized 2,001,918 517,503 2,387 1,294,456 81,874 24,634 81,064
2–year 2,840,999 883,699 4,070 1,582,687 89,846 16,181 264,517
               
2005–06              
Total 10,208,845 2,586,870 8,445 6,569,329 276,587 66,569 701,044
4–year 7,218,830 1,680,603 4,065 4,985,531 179,064 54,291 315,276
Doctoral, intensive3  144,472 44,596 0 99,876 0 0 0
Master's4  1,755,252 346,749 0 1,367,888 12,631 0 27,984
Baccalaureate5  455,937 97,366 0 340,228 11,042 0 7,301
Specialized institutions6  4,863,169 1,191,892 4,065 3,177,539 155,391 54,291 279,991
Art, music, or design 818,347 186,928 515 496,558 49,294 9,362 75,690
Business and management 597,710 123,176 356 423,392 10,932 6,007 33,846
Engineering or technology 890,966 224,929 301 630,964 6,779 160 27,833
Medical or other health 64,792 17,326 659 32,839 1,780 1,515 10,673
Other specialized 2,491,355 639,533 2,234 1,593,785 86,606 37,248 131,948
2–year 2,990,015 906,267 4,381 1,583,798 97,523 12,278 385,768
  Percentage distribution
2005–06              
Total 100.00 25.34 0.08 64.35 2.71 0.65 6.87
4–year 100.00 23.28 0.06 69.06 2.48 0.75 4.37
Doctoral, intensive3  100.00 30.87 0.00 69.13 0.00 0.00 0.00
Master's4  100.00 19.75 0.00 77.93 0.72 0.00 1.59
Baccalaureate5  100.00 21.36 0.00 74.62 2.42 0.00 1.60
Specialized institutions6  100.00 24.51 0.08 65.34 3.20 1.12 5.76
Art, music, or design 100.00 22.84 0.06 60.68 6.02 1.14 9.25
Business and management 100.00 20.61 0.06 70.84 1.83 1.00 5.66
Engineering or technology 100.00 25.25 0.03 70.82 0.76 0.02 3.12
Medical or other health 100.00 26.74 1.02 50.68 2.75 2.34 16.47
Other specialized 100.00 25.67 0.09 63.97 3.48 1.50 5.30
2–year 100.00 30.31 0.15 52.97 3.26 0.41 12.90
  Expenditure per full-time-equivalent student in current dollars
2005–06              
Total $11,336 $2,873 $9 $7,295 $307 $74 $778
4–year 10,897 2,537 6 7,526 270 82 476
Doctoral, intensive3  7,213 2,227 0 4,987 0 0 0
Master's4  5,759 1,138 0 4,488 41 0 92
Baccalaureate5  12,533 2,676 0 9,352 304 0 201
Specialized institutions6  16,144 3,957 13 10,549 516 180 929
Art, music, or design 18,892 4,315 12 11,463 1,138 216 1,747
Business and management 10,861 2,238 6 7,693 199 109 615
Engineering or technology 16,633 4,199 6 11,779 127 3 520
Medical or other health 13,692 3,662 139 6,940 376 320 2,255
Other specialized 17,232 4,423 15 11,024 599 258 913
2–year 12,558 3,806 18 6,652 410 52 1,620
1 Essentially self-supporting operations of institutions that furnish a service to students, fac­ulty, or staff, such as residence halls and food services.
2 Excludes tuition and fee allowances and agency transactions, such as student awards made from contributed funds or grant funds.
3 Doctoral, intensive institutions are committed to education through the doctorate and award at least 10 doctor's degrees per year across 3 or more disciplines or at least 20 doctor's degrees overall.
4 Master's institutions offer a full range of baccalaureate programs and are committed to Education through the master's degree. They award at least 20 master's degrees per year. 5 Baccalaureate institutions primarily emphasize undergraduate education.
6 Specialized 4-year institutions award degrees primarily in single fields of study, such as medicine, business, fine arts, theology, and engineering. Includes some institutions that have 4-year programs, but have not reported sufficient data to identify program category. Also includes institutions classified as 4-year under the IPEDS system, which had been classified as 2-year in the Carnegie system because they primarily award associate's degrees.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2004–05 and 2005–06 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2006 and Spring 2007. (This table was prepared May 2008.)

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