For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Nov 18, 2016
Graduates who earned certificates at public institutions have larger salaries, but there is wide variation between programs even at the same institutions.

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March 7, 2016

Grand Canyon U's leaders criticize decision by its accreditor to block the company's attempt to go nonprofit, raising questions about the broad use of outsourcing in higher education.

March 4, 2016

The Obama administration prods state regulators to tighten their oversight of for-profits, with a focus on job placement rates. But confusion about calculating those rates reigns, and many state agencies are understaffed and outgunned.

February 18, 2016

The beleaguered U of Phoenix fires back with new advertising campaign that challenges criticism of the for-profit institution.

February 9, 2016

U of Phoenix's new owners could be looking to make major changes as the for-profit eyes transition to being a privately held company.

January 28, 2016

Massachusetts for-profit college friends and foes have something to cheer in the federal court decision.

January 28, 2016

Federal Trade Commission alleges the for-profit university misled students about their employment and income prospects, and Education Department seeks to stop DeVry from making deceptive advertisements.

December 8, 2015

After years of allegations of deceptive marketing practices, for-profit Westwood College is no longer accepting new students after another multimillion-dollar agreement with a state attorney general.

November 18, 2015

The Education Department says additional campuses at the defunct for-profit chain exaggerated job placement rates, making another 85,000 students eligible for debt relief.

November 17, 2015

Obama administration and state attorneys general settle cases against EDMC. Could these be a blueprint for others?

November 3, 2015

A fictional Corinthian-like institution and a debt strike get very close to nonfiction on the CBS show.

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