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Document Number: 8411

Public Career Education Programs Differ from Private Programs on Their Admission Requirements, Costs, Financial Aid Availability and Student Outcomes - In 2007-08, public and private institutions offered 669 different career education programs, serving over 385,000 students. Few of these programs were offered by both public and private institutions, although the two sectors offered training targeted at many of the same occupations. Public and private institutions had significant differences in the areas of the state they served, program admission and completion requirements, program and student costs, financial aid availability, and student outcomes. (OPPAGA, January 2010)...

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