For-profit versus Nonprofit Private Higher Education

Daniel Levy

Abstract


Distinctions between the three sectors of education -- public, private non-profit, and for-profit -- are often difficult to draw. While certain legally-mandated financial standards divide them, domestic and foreign for-profit institutions may look and behave like private non-profit institutions. Further complicating the equation are cross-border partnerships between these sectors.

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Private Higher Education and Privatization; International; for-profit; private non-profit:

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2009.54.8414

 

 

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