For-profit colleges

Texas business group's billboard campaign on completion rates

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Texas Association of Business goes after community college graduation rates with a campaign that was influenced by Complete College America.

For-profits lag behind other colleges in student outcomes

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New research attempts to better compare the performance of for-profit colleges with nonprofits by controlling for differences in student populations, with largely negative results for the industry.

Report on for-profits in six countries finds similar problems and few benefits

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U.K. report on for-profit colleges in six countries finds few benefits of sector and calls for tighter regulation, while acknowledging lack of data makes it hard to set rules.

For-profit opponents continue to fight proposal to expand military base access

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

Decreases in enrollment lead to Brown Mackie closing

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Education Management Corp. is shutting down most Brown Mackie College campuses because of dwindling demand for the for-profit and its programs.

Ashford University on brink of losing GI Bill benefits

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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.

Singapore-based company seeks to crack U.S. higher ed market

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An education company based in the Asian state seeks to buy the Santa Fe University of Art and Design.

Shareholders to decide fate of U of Phoenix ownership

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A decision today by Apollo Education Group's shareholders could determine today whether U of Phoenix is sold or not.

CFPB Lacks Authority Over For-Profit-College Accreditors, Judge Rules

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Federal judge rules Consumer Financial Protection Bureau lacks the authority to investigate for-profit-college accreditors.

Nonprofit owner of former Corinthian Colleges campuses loses $100 million while overhauling career college chain

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Nonprofit Zenith Education Group is consolidating or closing 10 more campuses of the former Corinthian Colleges. The chain lost $100 million last year and is making changes to its business model, curriculum and leadership.

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