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  1. Public university - Wikipedia

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    As of 2010, there were 95 public universities, compared to 86 national universities and 597 private universities, and 127,872 students attended the schools. The number of the public universities has increased sharply in recent years; in 1980 there were only 34 public universities and in 1993 there were 46.

  2. American Public University System - Wikipedia

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    American Public University System (APUS) is a private, for-profit, online learning institution that is composed of American Military University (AMU) and American Public University (APU). APUS is wholly owned by American Public Education, Inc. , a publicly traded private-sector corporation ( NASDAQ : APEI ).

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  3. List of state and territorial universities in the United ...

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    In the United States, a state college or state university is one of the public colleges or universities funded by or associated with the state government. In some cases, these institutions of higher learning are part of a state university system, while in other cases they are not. Several U.S. territories also administer public colleges and ...

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    Egypt

    In Egypt, Al-Azhar Uni­ver­sity opened in 975 AD as the sec­ond old­est uni­ver­sity in the world. It was fol­lowed by a lot of uni­ver­si­ties opened as pub­lic uni­ver­si­ties in the 20th cen­tury such as Cairo Uni­ver­sity (1908), Alexan­dria Uni­ver­sity (1912), As­siut Uni­ver­sity (1928), Ain Shams Uni­ver­sity (1957), Hel­wan Uni­ver­sity (1959), Beni-Suef Uni­ver­sity (1963), Benha Uni­ver­sity (1965), Zagazig Uni­ver­sity (1978), Suez Canal Uni­ver­sity(1989), where tu­ition fees are...

    Nigeria

    In Nige­ria pub­lic uni­ver­si­ties can be es­tab­lished by both the fed­eral gov­ern­ment and by state gov­ern­ments. Ex­am­ples in­clude theUni­ver­sity of Lagos,Obafemi Awolowo Uni­ver­sity,Uni­ver­sity of Ibadan,Uni­ver­sity of Benin,Uni­ver­sity of Nige­ria,Ah­madu Bello Uni­ver­sity,Abia State Uni­ver­sity,Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Uni­ver­sity,Gombe State Uni­ver­sity,Nnamdi Azikiwe Uni­ver­sity,Fed­eral Uni­ver­sity of Tech­nol­ogy Yola,Uni­ver­sity of Maid­uguri,Us­manu Dan­fodiyo Uni­v...

    Kenya

    In Kenya, the Min­istry of Ed­u­ca­tion con­trols all of the pub­lic uni­ver­si­ties. Stu­dents are en­rolled after com­plet­ing the 8-4-4 sys­tem of ed­u­ca­tion and at­tain­ing a mark of C+ or above. Stu­dents who meet the cri­te­ria de­ter­mined an­nu­ally by the Kenya Uni­ver­si­ties and Col­leges Cen­tral Place­ment Ser­vice (KUC­CPS) re­ceive gov­ern­ment spon­sor­ship, as part of their uni­ver­sity or col­lege fee is catered for by the gov­ern­ment. They are also el­i­gi­ble for a low...

    Brunei

    Al­most all uni­ver­si­ties in Brunei are pub­lic uni­ver­si­ties. These are major uni­ver­si­ties in Brunei: 1. University of Brunei Darussalam 2. Brunei Technological University 3. Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University

    Bangladesh

    There are 40 pub­lic uni­ver­si­ties in Bangladesh. The uni­ver­si­ties do not deal di­rectly with the gov­ern­ment, but with the Uni­ver­sity Grants Com­mis­sion, which in turn deals with the gov­ern­ment. Re­cently many pri­vate uni­ver­si­ties are es­tab­lished under the Pri­vate Uni­ver­sity Act of 1992.

    China

    In main­land China, nearly all uni­ver­si­ties and re­search in­sti­tu­tions are pub­lic and cur­rently, all im­por­tant and sig­nif­i­cant cen­ters for higher ed­u­ca­tion in the coun­try are pub­licly ad­min­is­tered. The pub­lic uni­ver­si­ties are usu­ally run by the provin­cial gov­ern­ments; there are also cir­cum­stances where the mu­nic­i­pal gov­ern­ments ad­min­is­ter the uni­ver­si­ties. Some pub­lic uni­ver­si­ties are na­tional, which are di­rectly ad­min­is­tered by the cen­tral...

    Continental Europe

    1. Austria: Most of the universities are public. The tuition fees are also regulated by the state and are the same for all public universities. Except for some studies, notably medicine, everybody who passes the "Matura" exam to attend university has the right to attend any public university. Overrun subjects will introduce entrance exams that students have to pass in the first year or prior to starting the degree. Especially scientific subjects such as biology, chemistry and physics will hav...

    Ireland

    In Ire­land, nearly all uni­ver­si­ties, in­sti­tutes of tech­nol­ogy, col­leges of ed­u­ca­tion and some other third-level in­sti­tu­tions are pub­lic, and the state pays the cost of ed­u­cat­ing its un­der­grad­u­ates. There are a few pri­vate in­sti­tu­tions of higher learn­ing, for ex­am­ple the Na­tional Col­lege of Ire­landbut none of them have uni­ver­sity sta­tus and they are highly spe­cialised.

    Russia

    In Rus­sia, about 7.5 mil­lion stu­dents study in thou­sands of uni­ver­si­ties.

    Australia

    In Aus­tralia, there are 38 pub­lic uni­ver­si­ties and 3 pri­vate universities. The pri­vate uni­ver­si­ties are Bond Uni­ver­sity, the Uni­ver­sity of Notre Dame Aus­tralia, and Tor­rens Uni­ver­sity Aus­tralia. There are also two for­eign uni­ver­si­ties, Carnegie Mel­lon Uni­ver­sity (USA) and Cran­field Uni­ver­sity (UK), which have cam­puses in Ade­laide. Some part of Aus­tralia's pub­lic uni­ver­si­ties are var­i­ously grouped as below: 1. Some of the Group of Eight are the oldest and...

    New Zealand

    In New Zealand, all eight uni­ver­si­ties are pub­lic. Pub­lic fund­ing is sup­ported by re­search grants. The old­est (Uni­ver­sity of Otago) was es­tab­lished in 1869 by Provin­cial Or­di­nance. From 1870 to 1961, there was ef­fec­tively a sin­gle uni­ver­sity struc­ture - the Uni­ver­sity of New Zealand - with con­stituent col­leges lo­cated in Auck­land, Welling­ton, Christchurch and Dunedin. In 1961, the con­stituent col­leges were dis­solved into four in­de­pen­dent uni­ver­si­ties by t...

    Canada

    In Canada, ed­u­ca­tion is a con­sti­tu­tional re­spon­si­bil­ity of the in­di­vid­ual provinces. Many early uni­ver­si­ties were pri­vately en­dowed (e.g. McGill) or founded by church de­nom­i­na­tions (e.g. Laval, Saint Mary's, Queen's, Dal­housie, Mount Al­li­son, Mc­Mas­ter, Ot­tawa) but in the 20th cen­tury be­came pub­licly funded and sec­u­lar. Provin­cial gov­ern­ments es­tab­lished the Uni­ver­sity of Toronto on the Oxbridge model and else­where (Al­berta, Man­i­tobaetc.) in the pat­...

    Mexico

    In Mex­ico, the UNAM (Uni­ver­si­dad Na­cional Autónoma de México), some­times sim­ply known as the "Na­tional Uni­ver­sity of Mex­ico", was founded in 1910. It is the largest uni­ver­sity in the coun­try and one of the largest in the world with over 250,000 stu­dents in­clud­ing its sys­tem of high schools. By per­cent­age, it con­tributes the most to the coun­try's aca­d­e­mic re­search and cul­tural de­vel­op­ment al­though there are other sig­nif­i­cant pub­lic in­sti­tu­tions such as the...

    United States

    In the United States, most pub­lic uni­ver­si­ties are state uni­ver­si­ties founded and op­er­ated by stategov­ern­ment en­ti­ties. States gen­er­ally charge higher tu­ition to out-of-state stu­dents. The higher fees are based on the the­ory that stu­dents from the state, or much more often their par­ents, have con­tributed to sub­si­diz­ing the uni­ver­sity by pay­ing state taxes, while out-of-state stu­dents and their par­ents have not. Every U.S. state has at least one pub­lic uni­ver­sit...

    Costa Rica

    In Costa Rica the Uni­ver­si­dad de Costa Rica, the Uni­ver­si­dad Na­cional, the Uni­ver­si­dad Es­tatal a Dis­tan­cia, Uni­ver­si­dad Técnica Na­cional and the In­sti­tuto Tec­nológico de Costa Rica, all pub­lic uni­ver­si­ties, are among the most pres­ti­gious in­sti­tu­tions, while the UN-spon­sored Uni­ver­sity for Peace and the INCAE Busi­ness School (with cam­puses in Nicaraguaand Costa Rica) are equally no­table.

    Argentina

    In Ar­gentina the Na­tional Uni­ver­si­ties, also called "Pub­lic or State-run Uni­ver­si­ties", is the name used to refer to all those in­sti­tu­tions whose cre­ation arose from the en­act­ment of a Na­tional Con­gress Act, ex­cept for those whose cre­ation pre­ceded that of the state it­self (as is the case of the Na­tional Uni­ver­sity of Córdoba and the Uni­ver­sity of Buenos Aires). They lie as Pub­lic Law legal en­ti­ties and their reg­u­lar op­er­a­tion fund­ing comes from the na­tiona...

    Brazil

    In Brazil, there are a few hun­dred pub­lic uni­ver­si­ties funded by the Fed­eral or State gov­ern­ments, and they in­clude the most renowned uni­ver­si­ties in the coun­try, such as the Uni­ver­sity of São Paulo, Uni­ver­sity of Camp­inas Fed­eral Uni­ver­sity of Rio de Janeiro, Fed­eral Uni­ver­sity of Minas Gerais, Fed­eral Uni­ver­sity of Bahia, and the Fed­eral In­sti­tutes. Pro­fes­sors are pub­lic ser­vants, most of them tenured and se­lected by pub­lic con­tests, where in­ter­na­tion...

    Chile

    In Chile, older, so called "tra­di­tional" uni­ver­si­ties are more pres­ti­gious than the ones cre­ated after 1980. Even though some of those "tra­di­tional" uni­ver­si­ties are non-profit pri­vate en­ti­ties, they be­long to same su­pe­rior uni­ver­sity coun­cil called Con­sejo de Rectores (Coun­cil of Chan­cel­lors); the Con­sejo de Rectores runs its own ad­mis­sion sys­tem called Prueba de Se­lección Universitaria or PSU, which is roughly sim­i­lar to SAT. Even though state run uni­ver­si...

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  6. University - Wikipedia

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    Universities are generally divided into a number of academic departments, schools or faculties. Public university systems are ruled over by government-run higher education boards [citation needed]. They review financial requests and budget proposals and then allocate funds for each university in the system.

  7. Oldest public university in the United States - Wikipedia

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    University of Georgia. Located in Athens, Georgia, the University of Georgia received its charter from the state in 1785, making the University of Georgia the first state-chartered public university in the United States. As a result of this distinction UGA brands itself as the "birthplace of the American system of higher education."

  8. Florida International University - Wikipedia

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    Florida International University (FIU) is a public research university in University Park, Florida. It is part of the State University System of Florida and has been designated as having "Emerging Preeminence". Founded in 1965, it has quickly grown to becoming the largest university in the Greater Miami region.

  9. Private university - Wikipedia

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    Africa Egypt. Egypt currently has 20 public universities (with about two million students) and 23 private universities (60,000 students). Egypt has many private universities, including The American University in Cairo, the German University in Cairo, the British University in Egypt, the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Misr University for Science and Technology ...

  10. Clemson University - Wikipedia

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    Clemson University (/ ˈ k l ɛ m p. s ən, ˈ k l ɛ m. z ən /) is a public, land-grant research university in Clemson, South Carolina.Founded in 1889, Clemson is the second-largest university in student population in South Carolina.