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University of Phoenix’s Accreditor Approves Deal With Idaho

The Higher Learning Commission, which accredits the University of Phoenix and roughly 500 other colleges across the United States, has...
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Stop Undervaluing For-Profit Online Degrees

Next time you scoff at a degree from a for-profit online college, ask yourself why, exactly—and whom you’re hurting, L. Roxanne Russell writes.

N.J. For-Profit College Settles Misrepresentation Claims

The Federal Trade Commission and the state of New Jersey have reached settlements with a for-profit college they accused of...
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Grand Canyon University Lambastes Federal Agencies in ‘Unusual’ Public Statement

One of the nation’s largest Christian institutions claims the U.S. is “coordinating” attacks against it.

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A Change of Control

New regulations take aim at self-dealing and other abuses in for-profit–to–not-for-profit conversions, Kyle Southern and Carolyn Fast write.

Senate Democrats Question Idaho Plan to Buy University of Phoenix

The University of Idaho should think twice about acquiring the University of Phoenix, a group of U.S. Senate Democrats warned...
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U.S. Discharges $72 Million in Loans for Ashford Students

The University of Arizona Global Campus, which acquired Ashford in 2020, might be on the hook for the discharged student loans.

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California University on Probation After Tech Firm Acquisition

The University of Antelope Valley’s accreditor cited high leadership turnover and low graduation rates.