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Table 333.60. Total revenue of private for-profit degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by source of funds and classification of institution: 2015-16
Classification of institution Total Student tuition and fees
(net of allowances)
Federal appropri- ations, grants, and contracts State appro- priations, grants, and contracts Local appro- priations, grants, and contracts Private gifts, grants, and con- tracts Invest- ment return (gain or loss) Educa- tional activi- ties Auxiliary enter- prises
(net of allowances)
Other
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
  In thousands of current dollars
Total $17,058,956 $15,348,446 $713,312 $44,625 $2,056 $14,901 $27,484 $329,408 $312,111 $266,613
4-year 13,584,785 12,232,686 519,399 31,239 858 13,708 21,959 304,279 254,981 205,676
Doctoral/research1 3,574,587 3,248,499 43,021 371 0 0 16,920 214,381 6,040 45,354
Master's2 4,211,248 3,891,957 75,406 1,688 0 0 6,171 62,087 73,010 100,929
Baccalaureate3 1,942,916 1,696,545 150,613 12,292 668 9,341 1,813 8,619 49,782 13,243
Special-focus institutions4 3,856,035 3,395,685 250,359 16,889 190 4,367 -2,945 19,191 126,149 46,150
Arts, music, or design 1,565,315 1,235,916 212,643 14,819 0 3,858 814 423 85,837 11,006
Business and management 567,292 548,816 127 398 0 350 244 5,249 9,227 2,880
Engineering and other
       technology-related
97,354 81,378 4,882 109 52 4 925 635 5,828 3,541
Law 104,068 103,624 0 0 0 0 2 92 23 326
Medical schools and centers and
       other heath professions
       schools
1,473,064 1,383,667 32,707 1,563 137 155 -5,124 9,247 25,045 25,665
Other special focus 48,942 42,283 0 0 0 0 193 3,545 188 2,732
2-year 3,474,170 3,115,760 193,913 13,385 1,198 1,193 5,525 25,129 57,130 60,937
High transfer and mixed
       transfer/career and technical
       institutions5
144,487 132,084 1,583 246 0 51 137 100 9,708 577
High career and technical
       institutions6
1,135,008 985,687 91,834 5,936 10 898 2,392 7,933 17,535 22,783
Special-focus: health professions 1,418,385 1,283,885 72,603 3,357 859 110 1,585 7,823 23,549 24,615
Special-focus: other 776,290 714,103 27,892 3,847 329 135 1,411 9,273 6,338 12,962
  Percentage distribution
Total 100.00 89.97 4.18 0.26 0.01 0.09 0.16 1.93 1.83 1.56
4-year 100.00 90.05 3.82 0.23 0.01 0.10 0.16 2.24 1.88 1.51
Doctoral/research1 100.00 90.88 1.20 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.47 6.00 0.17 1.27
Master's2 100.00 92.42 1.79 0.04 0.00 0.00 0.15 1.47 1.73 2.40
Baccalaureate3 100.00 87.32 7.75 0.63 0.03 0.48 0.09 0.44 2.56 0.68
Special-focus institutions4 100.00 88.06 6.49 0.44 # 0.11 -0.08 0.50 3.27 1.20
Arts, music, or design 100.00 78.96 13.58 0.95 0.00 0.25 0.05 0.03 5.48 0.70
Business and management 100.00 96.74 0.02 0.07 0.00 0.06 0.04 0.93 1.63 0.51
Engineering and other
       technology-related
100.00 83.59 5.01 0.11 0.05 # 0.95 0.65 5.99 3.64
Law 100.00 99.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 # 0.09 0.02 0.31
Medical schools and centers and
       other heath professions
       schools
100.00 93.93 2.22 0.11 0.01 0.01 -0.35 0.63 1.70 1.74
Other special focus 100.00 86.39 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.39 7.24 0.38 5.58
2-year 100.00 89.68 5.58 0.39 0.03 0.03 0.16 0.72 1.64 1.75
High transfer and mixed
       transfer/career and technical
       institutions5
100.00 91.42 1.10 0.17 0.00 0.04 0.09 0.07 6.72 0.40
High career and technical
       institutions6
100.00 86.84 8.09 0.52 # 0.08 0.21 0.70 1.54 2.01
Special-focus: health professions 100.00 90.52 5.12 0.24 0.06 0.01 0.11 0.55 1.66 1.74
Special-focus: other 100.00 91.99 3.59 0.50 0.04 0.02 0.18 1.19 0.82 1.67
  Revenue per full-time-equivalent student in current dollars
Total $17,250 $15,521 $721 $45 $2 $15 $28 $333 $316 $270
4-year 17,196 15,484 657 40 1 17 28 385 323 260
Doctoral/research1 12,600 11,451 152 1 0 0 60 756 21 160
Master's2 16,847 15,570 302 7 0 0 25 248 292 404
Baccalaureate3 19,748 17,244 1,531 125 7 95 18 88 506 135
Special-focus institutions4 24,409 21,495 1,585 107 1 28 -19 121 799 292
Arts, music, or design 26,735 21,109 3,632 253 0 66 14 7 1,466 188
Business and management 17,748 17,170 4 12 0 11 8 164 289 90
Engineering and other
       technology-related
26,812 22,412 1,344 30 14 1 255 175 1,605 975
Law 43,800 43,613 0 0 0 0 1 39 10 137
Medical schools and centers and
       other heath professions
       schools
25,433 23,890 565 27 2 3 -88 160 432 443
Other special focus 13,837 11,955 0 0 0 0 55 1,002 53 773
2-year 17,469 15,667 975 67 6 6 28 126 287 306
High transfer and mixed
       transfer/career and technical
       institutions5
17,582 16,073 193 30 0 6 17 12 1,181 70
High career and technical
       institutions6
17,565 15,255 1,421 92 # 14 37 123 271 353
Special-focus: health professions 17,317 15,675 886 41 10 1 19 96 288 301
Special-focus: other 17,587 16,178 632 87 7 3 32 210 144 294
#Rounds to zero.
1 Institutions that award at least 20 research/scholarship doctor's degrees per year, but did not have high levels of research activity.
2 Institutions that award at least 50 master's and fewer than 20 doctor's degrees per year.
3 Institutions that primarily emphasize undergraduate education. In addition to institutions that primarily award bachelor's degrees, also includes institutions classified as 4-year in the IPEDS system, but classified as 2-year baccalaureate/associate’s colleges in the Carnegie Classification system because they primarily award associate's degrees.
4 Four-year institutions that award degrees primarily in single fields of study, such as medicine, business, fine arts, theology, and engineering.
5 High transfer institutions award less than 30 percent of their awards in career and technical programs. Mixed transfer/career and technical institutions award 30 to 49 percent of their awards in career and technical programs.
6 High career and technical institutions award 50 percent or more of their awards in career and technical programs.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate's or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Further information on the Carnegie 2015 classification system used in this table may be obtained from http://carnegieclassifications.iu.edu/. Data in this table pertain to institutions’ fiscal years that end in the academic year noted. 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 2016, Fall Enrollment component; and Spring 2017, Finance component. (This table was prepared January 2018.)

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