For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Oct 14, 2016
Settlement between for-profit university and Education Department resolves charges over unsubstantiated advertising about job placement, but Federal Trade Commission lawsuit over same claims remains.


June 16, 2016

For-profit institutions that cater to service members see chance to connect with students in Senate-passed provision expanding access on military bases.

June 16, 2016

Education Department staff proposes termination for ACICS, threatening access to federal aid for the 243 institutions -- many of them for-profit -- the national accreditor oversees. Updated with reactions.

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.


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