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]

Education in the United States
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Distance education (online)[edit]

Outside the United States[edit]

In India many educational trusts and institutions which have no accreditation give autonomous degrees for profit.

In Chile many universities are suspected of violating legislation that forbids profitmaking in such institutions.[5][6][7]

Closed or merged[edit]

For-profit colleges that became non-profit colleges[edit]

For-profit colleges that became non-profit colleges (closed)[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Troubled Manhattan Commercial College to Close, The New York Times, December 18, 2007
  2. ^ Interboro Institute
  3. ^ a b c d John Morgan (19 August 2016). "Arden University sold to Global University Systems". Times Higher Education.
  4. ^ Tom Moore (10 February 2016). "BPP Law School changes hands in $1.1bn private equity deal". Legal Business. Archived from the original on 14 August 2016. Retrieved 18 October 2016.
  5. ^ Jump, Paul (2011-10-27). "Student protesters march on to root out Chile's false profits". Times Higher Education. Retrieved 2012-06-28.
  6. ^ "FT interview: Sebastián Piñera". 2011-10-04. Retrieved 2012-06-28.
  7. ^ "Committee accuses Chilean universities of financial irregularities". Retrieved 2012-06-28.
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  9. ^ "Fla. Rep. Hastings Tied To FastTrain, For-Profit College Raided by FBI – Republic Report". 17 May 2012.
  10. ^ "Miami-Jacobs to close four campuses".
  11. ^ "Art Institute campuses to be sold to foundation". Washington Post. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  12. ^ Field, Kelly (13 January 2011). "Keiser U. Goes Nonprofit". Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved 4 November 2011.
  13. ^ "History". Retrieved 2018-09-17.
  14. ^ Channick, Robert (August 7, 2018). "Kendall College's culinary, hospitality programs to land on Michigan Ave. after sale to National Louis University". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2018-09-17.
  15. ^ "Kaplan Closes Transaction with Purdue for the Assets of Kaplan University". Retrieved 17 July 2018.
  16. ^ "Large for-profit chain EDMC to be bought by the Dream Center, a missionary group". Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  17. ^ "History". SNHU. Retrieved September 25, 2013.