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Types of schools

Private
Public

Basic Information

University Description

Not supported by the government

Receive private funding

Smaller size of campus (on average) 

Example Universities

  • Harvard University

  • Stanford University

  • Yale University

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Duke University

  • Brown University

Private University

There are many types of universities in the USA. among them, the most well-known universities are public universities and private universities. 

Public University

There are many types of universities in the USA. Among them, the most well-known universities are public universities and private universities. 

Basic Information

University Description 

State-affiliated

Often called state universities 

Operate with the support of public taxes

University Cost

Cheaper than prviate universities 

(Much more discounts for in-state residents)

Types of Public University

1. Public-public

    - 100% support from the state

    - big size of the school and many 
      students

2. Co-public (public-private)

    - partly supported from the state

Example Univiersities 

  • The University of Texas

  • The University of Michigan

  • The University of Florida

  • Pennsylvania State University

  • The University of California

  • California State University 

More expensive than public universities

But the same tuition fees for in-state and out-state students 

University Cost

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