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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: 2016-17
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 $15,779,064 $14,429,842 $520,794 $38,430 $1,775 $12,588 $41,453 $203,385 $247,202 $283,595
4-year 12,737,280 11,697,950 368,141 27,253 618 11,586 34,559 180,132 210,935 206,106
Doctoral/research1 3,405,876 3,175,718 34,833 331 0 0 20,250 105,386 13,688 55,671
Master’s2 3,856,956 3,582,577 43,975 1,756 0 0 6,275 45,162 63,693 113,518
Baccalaureate3 1,904,766 1,703,041 109,894 9,001 457 10,085 2,994 14,901 44,517 9,876
Special-focus institutions4 3,569,682 3,236,614 179,439 16,165 161 1,500 5,039 14,683 89,038 27,042
Arts, music, or design 1,293,846 1,047,801 154,542 14,288 0 238 981 489 66,936 8,570
Business and management 546,396 537,109 114 464 0 0 222 1,424 4,369 2,694
Engineering and other
   technology-related
80,652 71,004 2,489 186 67 1 476 646 5,609 173
Law 72,689 72,100 0 0 0 0 15 74 25 476
Medical schools and centers and
   other heath professions
   schools
1,547,045 1,484,700 22,167 1,190 92 438 3,235 9,004 11,987 14,233
Other special focus 29,055 23,900 127 37 2 823 111 3,047 113 895
2-year 3,041,784 2,731,893 152,652 11,177 1,157 1,002 6,894 23,253 36,266 77,490
High transfer and mixed
   transfer/career and technical
   institutions5
96,475 94,764 1,098 0 0 56 114 1 165 276
High career and technical
   institutions6
958,386 855,109 58,603 6,097 92 534 1,643 7,844 12,195 16,269
Special-focus: health professions 1,362,119 1,236,931 67,714 3,288 1,065 272 2,973 7,184 19,465 23,227
Special-focus: other 624,805 545,089 25,237 1,791 0 140 2,165 8,224 4,442 37,717
  Percentage distribution
Total 100.00 91.45 3.30 0.24 0.01 0.08 0.26 1.29 1.57 1.80
4-year 100.00 91.84 2.89 0.21 # 0.09 0.27 1.41 1.66 1.62
Doctoral/research1 100.00 93.24 1.02 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.59 3.09 0.40 1.63
Master’s2 100.00 92.89 1.14 0.05 0.00 0.00 0.16 1.17 1.65 2.94
Baccalaureate3 100.00 89.41 5.77 0.47 0.02 0.53 0.16 0.78 2.34 0.52
Special-focus institutions4 100.00 90.67 5.03 0.45 # 0.04 0.14 0.41 2.49 0.76
Arts, music, or design 100.00 80.98 11.94 1.10 0.00 0.02 0.08 0.04 5.17 0.66
Business and management 100.00 98.30 0.02 0.08 0.00 0.00 0.04 0.26 0.80 0.49
Engineering and other
   technology-related
100.00 88.04 3.09 0.23 0.08 # 0.59 0.80 6.95 0.21
Law 100.00 99.19 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.02 0.10 0.03 0.65
Medical schools and centers and
   other heath professions
   schools
100.00 95.97 1.43 0.08 0.01 0.03 0.21 0.58 0.77 0.92
Other special focus 100.00 82.26 0.44 0.13 0.01 2.83 0.38 10.49 0.39 3.08
2-year 100.00 89.81 5.02 0.37 0.04 0.03 0.23 0.76 1.19 2.55
High transfer and mixed
   transfer/career and technical
   institutions5
100.00 98.23 1.14 0.00 0.00 0.06 0.12 # 0.17 0.29
High career and technical
   institutions6
100.00 89.22 6.11 0.64 0.01 0.06 0.17 0.82 1.27 1.70
Special-focus: health professions 100.00 90.81 4.97 0.24 0.08 0.02 0.22 0.53 1.43 1.71
Special-focus: other 100.00 87.24 4.04 0.29 0.00 0.02 0.35 1.32 0.71 6.04
  Revenue per full-time-equivalent student in current dollars
Total $17,617 $16,111 $581 $43 $2 $14 $46 $227 $276 $317
4-year 17,599 16,163 509 38 1 16 48 249 291 285
Doctoral/research1 13,739 12,810 141 1 0 0 82 425 55 225
Master’s2 16,131 14,984 184 7 0 0 26 189 266 475
Baccalaureate3 20,261 18,115 1,169 96 5 107 32 159 474 105
Special-focus institutions4 25,011 22,677 1,257 113 1 11 35 103 624 189
Arts, music, or design 27,175 22,008 3,246 300 0 5 21 10 1,406 180
Business and management 19,014 18,690 4 16 0 0 8 50 152 94
Engineering and other
   technology-related
25,196 22,182 778 58 21 # 149 202 1,752 54
Law 35,597 35,308 0 0 0 0 7 36 12 233
Medical schools and centers and
   other heath professions
   schools
26,043 24,994 373 20 2 7 54 152 202 240
Other special focus 16,785 13,807 73 21 1 476 64 1,760 65 517
2-year 17,691 15,889 888 65 7 6 40 135 211 451
High transfer and mixed
   transfer/career and technical
   institutions5
17,060 16,758 194 0 0 10 20 # 29 49
High career and technical
   institutions6
17,419 15,542 1,065 111 2 10 30 143 222 296
Special-focus: health professions 17,307 15,717 860 42 14 3 38 91 247 295
Special-focus: other 19,187 16,739 775 55 0 4 66 253 136 1,158
# 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 2017, Fall Enrollment component; and Spring 2018, Finance component. (This table was prepared December 2018.)

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