A school that does not use taxpayers dollars to help subsidize education costs. Private schools typically cost more than public schools and are usually smaller.
Private schools that rely on money received from private sources (donations, organizations, etc.), unlike public schools, which receive money from funding by the state or government.
In education, an educational organization that a private individual, company, or agency owns and operates. Neither public funds nor public officials operate a private institution.
A postsecondary school which is run and supported by private individuals or a corporation rather than a government or public agency.
A school, college or university that does not receive public funding.
An educational institution controlled by a private individual(s) or by a nongovernmental agency, usually supported primarily by other than public funds, and operated by other than publicly elected or appointed officials.
A school or institution that is controlled by an individual or agency other than a state, a subdivision of a state, or the federal government; that is usually supported primarily by other than public funds; and the operation of whose program rests with other than publicly elected or appointed officials.