NAICS 5 Digit Industry 61131

Industry 61131

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 61131 – Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 61131: See industry description for NAICS 611310 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 611310: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in furnishing academic courses and granting degrees at baccalaureate or graduate levels. The requirement for admission is at least a high school diploma or equivalent general academic training. Instruction may be provided in diverse settings, such as the establishment’s or client’s training facilities, educational institutions, the workplace, or the home, and through diverse means, such as correspondence, television, the Internet, or other electronic and distance-learning methods. The training provided by these establishments may include the use of simulators and simulation methods.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 61131

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Colleges (except junior colleges)
  • Theological seminaries offering baccalaureate or graduate degrees
  • Military academies, college level
  • Universities
  • Professional schools (e.g., business administration, dental, law, medical)

Cross-References for Industry 61131

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 61131. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Establishments primarily engaged in furnishing academic, or academic and technical, courses and granting associate degrees, certificates, or diplomas below the baccalaureate level are classified in Industry NAICS 611210, Junior Colleges.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 61131

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 61131. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Academies, college or university
  • Academies, military service (college)
  • Business colleges or schools offering baccalaureate or graduate degrees
  • Colleges (except junior colleges)
  • Colleges, universities, and professional schools
  • Conservatories of music (colleges or universities)
  • Dental schools
  • Hospital management schools offering baccalaureate or graduate degrees
  • Hospitality management schools offering baccalaureate or graduate degrees
  • Law schools
  • Medical schools
  • Military academies, college level
  • Military service academies (college)
  • Parochial schools, college level
  • Private colleges (except community or junior college)
  • Professional schools (e.g., business administration, dental, law, medical)
  • Schools, correspondence, college level
  • Schools, medical
  • Schools, professional (colleges or universities)
  • Seminaries, theological, offering baccalaureate or graduate degrees
  • Theological seminaries offering baccalaureate or graduate degrees
  • Universities
Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 61: Educational Services
    • Subsector 611: Educational Services
      • Industry Group 6113: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
        • Industry 61131: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools

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