For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Nov 17, 2015
Obama administration and state attorneys general settle cases against EDMC. Could these be a blueprint for others?


July 24, 2015

Almost 100 fewer for-profit colleges operated in 2014-15 than in 2012-13, according to federal data.

July 15, 2015

Big changes for APSCU, the for-profit trade group, which has lost most of its large-chain members and plans to focus again on career education.

July 15, 2015

Ashford University is shutting down, 10 years after it became the platform for a publicly traded, mostly online college. A look at what the situation says (and doesn't say) about for-profit higher ed.

July 15, 2015

Feeling the push to survive heightened regulations, intense scrutiny and negative perceptions, the for-profit industry looks to transition to a new era.

July 2, 2015

Corinthian case moves through bankruptcy court, as feds try to spread word about debt relief to thousands of former students and Corinthian tries to sell assets ranging from campuses to typewriters.

June 16, 2015

Amid enrollment and revenue declines at home, American for-profit education companies have looked abroad, including to Brazil. But can -- and should -- Brazil's boom in proprietary education continue?

June 9, 2015

Obama administration announces debt relief for tens of thousands of former Corinthian students -- and possibly many more students at that college and others.

June 4, 2015

The nonprofit loan agency that bought dozens of Corinthian campuses has started to figure out what to do with them, and guarantor's CEO promises wholesale changes in behavior.

June 1, 2015

Education Department steps up scrutiny of ITT's finances in wake of SEC charges, while two states ban company's eligibility for GI benefits.

May 28, 2015

In victory for Obama administration, a federal judge dismisses New York for-profit college group’s challenge to “gainful employment” regulations.


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