Westwood College, a for-profit chain with 14 campus locations, last week announced on its website that it has stopped enrolling new students. Earlier this month Westwood agreed to a $15 million settlement with the office of the Illinois attorney general, which had sued the for-profit over allegations of deceptive marketing. The company also in 2012 agreed to a $4.5 million settlement with the attorney general of Colorado over a similar lawsuit. And in 2009 it agreed to a $7 million settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice related to a complaint about filing false claims for federal student aid.
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