Feeling the push to survive heightened regulations, intense scrutiny and negative perceptions, the for-profit industry looks to transition to a new era.
Programs and Enrollment
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?
Student enrollment numbers are down at two-year colleges and four-year for-profit institutions, according to a new National Student Clearinghouse Research Center report.
Two major for-profits announce campus closures and sell-offs as the industry continues a long slide caused by regulatory crackdowns, competition and bad publicity.
A for-profit college has emerged as a leading choice for undocumented students in Arizona.
The University of Phoenix is down after a tough year. But betting against Phoenix is risky, as the flagship for-profit doubles down on career services and its ties with employers.
Strayer offers big new scholarships, with tuition savings of as much as 30 percent. Will for-profits begin discounting tuition to cope with declining enrollment and federal scrutiny?
Grand Canyon University hires 98 adjuncts as full-time online professors in an attempt to boost student retention and faculty satisfaction.
A fire chief without a college education sparks disagreement about growing value of degrees for firefighters.
What Others Are Reading