Sector Facts

Private Sector Colleges and Universities 2015 Fact Sheet (PDF)
Private sector institutions provide higher education access and opportunity to nearly 3.5 million students at over 3,000 institutions. Learn more about our students and institutions.


800k graduates

PSCUs open doors to many of the 9.1 million unemployed and 90 million undereducated Americans by providing a skills-based education. To remain competitive over the next decade, we must identify between 8 and 23 million new workers with postsecondary skills.PSCUs are a necessary part of that solution, having produced over 800,000 degrees last year alone.