List of for-profit universities and colleges

List of for-profit universities and colleges

This is an incomplete list of "for-profit" colleges, universities, and other educational institutions providing higher education (meaning tertiary, quaternary or in some cases post-secondary education). For a list of all colleges and universities, go here.

* Academy of Art University (San Francisco, California)
* Allied College (Maryland Heights, Missouri and Fenton, Missouri)
* American College of Education (Illinois)
* American InterContinental University (multiple locations)
* American Military University (multiple locations)
* Andrew Jackson University
* Anthem College Online (online university)
* Argosy University (multiple locations)
* The Art Institutes (multiple locations)
* Ashmead College (multiple locations)
* Banner College (Arlington, Virginia)
* The Banner Institute (Chicago)
* Blair College (Colorado Springs, Colorado)
* Brooks College (multiple locations)
* Brooks Institute of Photography (multiple locations)
* Brown College (Mendota Heights, Minnesota), not to be confused with Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island)
* Brown Mackie College (multiple locations)
* Bryman College (multiple locations)
* Bryman Institute (multiple locations)
* The Bryman School (Phoenix, Arizona and Tempe, Arizona)
* California Southern University (online)
* Cambridge College (multiple locations)
* Capella University (online university)
* Capstone Career College (Tacoma, Washington)
* The Chubb Institute (multiple locations)
* Collins College (Phoenix, Arizona area)
* Colorado Technical University (multiple locations)
* Crown College (Tacoma) (Tacoma, Washington) (lost ACCSCT accreditation 7/31/07 and closed)
* Deaconess College of Nursing (St. Louis, Missouri)
* DeVry University (multiple locations)
* Everest College (multiple locations)
* Everest Institute (multiple locations)
* Five Towns College (Dix Hills, New York)
* Florida Metropolitan University (multiple locations)
* Full Sail Real World Education (Winter Park, Florida)
* Georgia Medical Institute (multiple locations)
* Gibbs College (multiple locations)
* Grand Canyon University (Phoenix, Arizona)
* Grantham University (online)
* Hamilton College (Iowa) (multiple locations in Iowa and Nebraska, not to be confused with Hamilton College)
* High-Tech Institute (multiple locations)
* Heald College (based in San Francisco: campuses at multiple locations in California, Portland, and Honolulu)
* ITT Technical Institute (multiple locations)
* Kaplan Career Institute (multiple locations)
* Kaplan College (multiple locations)
* Kaplan University (multiple locations)
* Keiser University (multiple locations)
* Kee Business College (multiple locations in Virginia)
* Kendall College (Chicago, Illinois)
* Le Cordon Bleu (multiple locations)
* Las Vegas College (Henderson, Nevada)
* Maric College (multiple campuses in California)
* Mountain West College (Salt Lake City, Utah)
* Multimedia University (multiple campuses in Malaysia)
* National American University, multiple campuses including Mall of America
* National Institute of Technology (multiple locations, not to be confused with National Institutes of Technology in India)
* National School of Technology (multiple locations)
* Neumont University (multiple locations)
* NewSchool of Architecture and Design (San Diego, California)
* Northcentral University (online university)
* Olympia Career Training Institute (multiple locations)
* Pacific Western University (San Diego, California)
* Parks College (multiple locations)
* Remington College (multiple locations)
* Rhodes Colleges, Inc (multiple locations, not to be confused with Rhodes College)
* Rochester Business Institute (Rochester, New York, not to be confused with Rochester Institute of Technology)
* Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
* Ross University (Medical School in Dominica and Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts)
* Salem International University (Salem, West Virginia)
* Sanford-Brown College (multiple locations)
* Sanford-Brown Institute (multiple locations)
* Schiller International University (multiple locations)
* School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)
* South University (multiple locations)
* Springfield College (Springfield, Missouri, not to be confused with Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts)
* Stratford University (multiple locations)
* Strayer University (multiple locations)
* Tooling University, Cleveland, Ohio
* Touro University International,(online)
* University of Advancing Technology (Tempe, Arizona)
* University of Phoenix (multiple locations)
* Virginia College (multiple locations)
* Walden University (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
* Western Business College (multiple locations)
* Western International University (multiple locations)
* Western State University College of Law (Fullerton, California)
* Westwood College of Technology (multiple locations)
* Wyoming Technical Institute (WyoTech) (multiple locations)

Note: Career Education Corporation and the Apollo Group are the parent corporations of many of these and other for-profit institutions.

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