For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Sep 12, 2018
Education Corporation of America says it will close nearly 30 campuses across the country by 2020 -- a response to lower student enrollment and another sign of restructuring in the for-profit sector.

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June 15, 2016

Education Management Corp. is shutting down most Brown Mackie College campuses because of dwindling demand for the for-profit and its programs.

June 14, 2016

Education Department unveils draft regulations for borrowers seeking federal debt forgiveness, which include an end to mandatory arbitration agreements and requirements for some for-profits to be on the hook to pay for debt relief.

June 10, 2016

For-profit Ashford University, facing loss of access to GI Bill benefits by month's end, needs approval from a state to stop thousands of student veterans from losing aid.

June 3, 2016

Legislators, veterans groups and for-profit colleges wrangle over details of an amendment that would expand for-profit colleges' access to students on military bases.

May 31, 2016

New study says typical experience of those who enroll at for-profit colleges is a decline in earnings and a rise in debt.

May 19, 2016

An education company based in the Asian state seeks to buy the Santa Fe University of Art and Design.

May 4, 2016

National accreditor ACICS, which faces an existential threat for being too lax with bad actors like Corinthian Colleges, tried to yank its approval of Bristol U, a deeply troubled for-profit. But a judge blocked the accreditor's move.

April 28, 2016

A decision today by Apollo Education Group's shareholders could determine today whether U of Phoenix is sold or not.

April 22, 2016

Federal judge rules Consumer Financial Protection Bureau lacks the authority to investigate for-profit-college accreditors.

April 19, 2016

Head of embattled for-profit-college agency resigns.

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