See Independent College.
Owned privately but often receives grants from public sources. Admission is open to all qualified applicants. Also called Independent College.
College that is not subsidised by the government but is owned and run by private individuals.
A college that a private individual, company, or agency owns and operates. Neither public funds nor public officials operate a private college.
In contrast to a public college, an institution whose primary funding (beyond student payments) comes from the charitable gifts of alumnae and friends, rather than from tax revenues.