List of for-profit universities and colleges

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This is a list of for-profit institutions of higher education.

In the United States[edit]

Many for-profit institutions are subsidiaries of larger parent companies such as the Apollo Group, Career Education Corporation, Corinthian Colleges, Inc., DeVry, Inc., and Laureate Education.


Outside the United States[edit]

In Chile many universities are suspected of violating legislation that forbids profitmaking in such institutions.[3][4][5]

Distance education (online)[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Troubled Manhattan Commercial College to Close, The New York Times, December 18, 2007
  2. ^ Interboro Institute
  3. ^ Jump, Paul (2011-10-27). "Student protesters march on to root out Chile's false profits". Times Higher Education. Retrieved 2012-06-28. 
  4. ^ October 4, 2011 9:26 am (2011-10-04). "FT interview: Sebastián Piñera". Retrieved 2012-06-28. 
  5. ^ "Committee accuses Chilean universities of financial irregularities". Retrieved 2012-06-28.