For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Aug 04, 2020
Former for-profit Ashford University, which enrolls 35,000 students, will become the new, nonprofit University of Arizona Global Campus.
May 09, 2019
Bills targeting for-profit institutions in California would prohibit tuition-sharing deals -- a sign of growing political scrutiny of the role of online program management companies.

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August 4, 2020

Former for-profit Ashford University, which enrolls 35,000 students, will become the new, nonprofit University of Arizona Global Campus.

April 17, 2020

The last recession brought overaggressive recruitment of students by bad actors among for-profit colleges, and some worry about a repeat in this economic downturn.

March 19, 2020

Are for-profit colleges poised to bounce back in the newly begun recession? Or are their glory days behind them?

December 17, 2019

The accountability regulation wasn't perfect, but it worked in weeding out poorly performing programs, Jonathan Kaplan writes. Let's improve it, not kill it.

December 11, 2019

University of Phoenix and the Federal Trade Commission settle a five-year investigation into whether the university falsely touted its relationships with big employers.

December 5, 2019

The College of Health Care Professions, a for-profit in Texas, has solid outcomes for low-income students in health-care fields. How does the model work?

November 7, 2019

Trump administration's Education Department says the Arizona university remains a for-profit, a surprising decision that may dump cold water on other nonprofit conversion bids.

October 23, 2019

In letter suggesting Trump administration improperly directed aid to for-profit college programs, top education committee lawmaker floats possibility of subpoenas.

October 21, 2019

The American Bar Association rejected a bid by Florida Coastal School of Law to go nonprofit, but law school leaders are committed to the change in tax status.

September 4, 2019

The federal government has approved more than $43 million for debt cancellation for students of recently shuttered for-profit colleges. And the total costs are likely to grow.

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May 9, 2019

Bills targeting for-profit institutions in California would prohibit tuition-sharing deals -- a sign of growing political scrutiny of the role of online program management companies.

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