Tips for Comparing Public and Private Colleges


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A college that is partially funded by state taxes is called a _____ college.

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1. A college that is NOT funded by state taxes is called a _____ college.

2. On-the-job training is also called a(n) _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you assess your understanding of the differences between private colleges and public colleges.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to review:

  • On-the-job training
  • Colleges both funded and not funded by state taxes
  • Things to look for when choosing a college

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet can help you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding types of colleges
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about colleges not funded by state taxes
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about on-the-job training from the related colleges lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about private and public colleges, review the corresponding lesson on Tips for Comparing Public and Private Colleges. This lesson will help you:

  • Determine what a private college is
  • Compare and contrast private colleges and public colleges
  • Identify the benefits of on-the-job training
  • Understand the opportunities a college or university may provide a student