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Digest of Education Statistics: 2014
Digest of Education Statistics: 2014

NCES 2016-006
April 2016


Table 334.60. Total expenditures of private for-profit degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by purpose and classification of institution: 2012-13
Classification of institution 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
Total $21,940,185 $5,424,430 $27,729 $14,357,843 $464,188 $53,555 $1,612,440
4-year 16,779,710 3,897,632 24,432 11,443,167 356,202 46,446 1,011,832
Doctoral/research3 2,891,360 536,192 8,469 2,085,730 4,585 0 256,385
Master's4 4,037,333 840,502 1,915 2,885,379 51,990 0 257,547
Baccalaureate5 2,004,548 668,393 730 1,210,158 42,351 680 82,235
Special-focus institutions6 7,846,469 1,852,544 13,318 5,261,900 257,276 45,766 415,664
Art, music, or design 2,334,050 556,835 163 1,475,845 145,222 3,462 152,521
Business and management 3,148,125 697,748 10,041 2,246,962 57,116 23,974 112,285
Engineering or technology 1,320,826 301,073 2 991,448 13,234 613 14,455
Law 204,211 48,043 1,492 108,886 511 17,224 28,053
Medical or other health 680,093 209,485 504 397,715 26,842 492 45,056
Theological 112,365 22,536 1,116 19,381 12,965 0 56,367
Other special focus 46,800 16,824 0 21,664 1,386 0 6,927
2-year 5,160,475 1,526,798 3,297 2,914,676 107,986 7,109 600,609
  Percentage distribution
Total 100.00 24.72 0.13 65.44 2.12 0.24 7.35
4-year 100.00 23.23 0.15 68.20 2.12 0.28 6.03
Doctoral/research3 100.00 18.54 0.29 72.14 0.16 0.00 8.87
Master's4 100.00 20.82 0.05 71.47 1.29 0.00 6.38
Baccalaureate5 100.00 33.34 0.04 60.37 2.11 0.03 4.10
Special-focus institutions6 100.00 23.61 0.17 67.06 3.28 0.58 5.30
Art, music, or design 100.00 23.86 0.01 63.23 6.22 0.15 6.53
Business and management 100.00 22.16 0.32 71.37 1.81 0.76 3.57
Engineering or technology 100.00 22.79 # 75.06 1.00 0.05 1.09
Law 100.00 23.53 0.73 53.32 0.25 8.43 13.74
Medical or other health 100.00 30.80 0.07 58.48 3.95 0.07 6.62
Theological 100.00 20.06 0.99 17.25 11.54 0.00 50.16
Other special focus 100.00 35.95 0.00 46.29 2.96 0.00 14.80
2-year 100.00 29.59 0.06 56.48 2.09 0.14 11.64
  Expenditure per full-time-equivalent student in current dollars
Total $15,502 $3,833 $20 $10,145 $328 $38 $1,139
4-year 15,155 3,520 22 10,335 322 42 914
Doctoral/research3 8,869 1,645 26 6,398 14 0 786
Master's4 12,945 2,695 6 9,251 167 0 826
Baccalaureate5 16,387 5,464 6 9,893 346 6 672
Special-focus institutions6 22,613 5,339 38 15,164 741 132 1,198
Art, music, or design 25,646 6,118 2 16,216 1,596 38 1,676
Business and management 20,736 4,596 66 14,800 376 158 740
Engineering or technology 22,071 5,031 # 16,567 221 10 242
Law 30,899 7,269 226 16,475 77 2,606 4,245
Medical or other health 21,177 6,523 16 12,384 836 15 1,403
Theological 35,379 7,096 352 6,102 4,082 0 17,748
Other special focus 19,387 6,969 0 8,974 574 0 2,870
2-year 16,752 4,956 11 9,461 351 23 1,950
  Expenditure full-time-equivalent student in constant 2013-14 dollars7
Total $15,745 $3,893 $20 $10,303 $333 $38 $1,157
4-year 15,392 3,575 22 10,497 327 43 928
Doctoral/research3 9,008 1,670 26 6,498 14 0 799
Master's4 13,147 2,737 6 9,396 169 0 839
Baccalaureate5 16,643 5,549 6 10,048 352 6 683
Special-focus institutions6 22,966 5,422 39 15,401 753 134 1,217
Art, music, or design 26,046 6,214 2 16,469 1,621 39 1,702
Business and management 21,060 4,668 67 15,031 382 160 751
Engineering or technology 22,416 5,109 # 16,826 225 10 245
Law 31,382 7,383 229 16,733 79 2,647 4,311
Medical or other health 21,508 6,625 16 12,578 849 16 1,425
Theological 35,932 7,206 357 6,197 4,146 0 18,025
Other special focus 19,690 7,078 0 9,114 583 0 2,914
2-year 17,013 5,034 11 9,609 356 23 1,980
#Rounds to zero
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, fee, and auxiliary enterprise allowances and agency transactions, such as student awards made from contributed funds or grant funds.
3 Includes institutions that award at least 20 doctor's degrees per year, but did not have high levels of research activity.
4 Master's institutions award at least 50 master's degrees per year.
5 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.
6 Special focus 4-year institutions award degrees primarily in single fields of study, such as medicine, business, fine arts, theology, and engineering.
7 Constant dollars based on the Consumer Price Index, prepared by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, adjusted to a school-year basis.
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://carnegieclassifications.iu.edu/. 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 2013, Enrollment component; and Spring 2014, Finance component. (This table was prepared January 2015.)