For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Sep 15, 2020
Despite millions in guaranteed revenue, experts agree establishing the University of Arizona Global Campus will not be risk-free for Arizona.
May 09, 2019
Bills targeting for-profit institutions in California would prohibit tuition-sharing deals -- a sign of growing political scrutiny of the role of online program management companies.

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September 15, 2020

Despite millions in guaranteed revenue, experts agree establishing the University of Arizona Global Campus will not be risk-free for Arizona.

September 14, 2020

Adtalem bets big on health-care education with acquisition of Walden University in the face of an uncertain landscape for for-profits.

September 1, 2020

They worry Democratic control over the White House and Senate will bring a return of Obama administration policies. Many are donating to Republicans to keep it from happening.

August 17, 2020

Some for-profit colleges reported increased profitability and modest enrollment gains as the economy crashed in the second quarter, but it's still not clear whether the current pandemic and recession will turn around the fortunes of a sector that had been struggling.

August 4, 2020

Former for-profit Ashford University, which enrolls 35,000 students, will become the new, nonprofit University of Arizona Global Campus.

April 17, 2020

The last recession brought overaggressive recruitment of students by bad actors among for-profit colleges, and some worry about a repeat in this economic downturn.

March 19, 2020

Are for-profit colleges poised to bounce back in the newly begun recession? Or are their glory days behind them?

December 17, 2019

The accountability regulation wasn't perfect, but it worked in weeding out poorly performing programs, Jonathan Kaplan writes. Let's improve it, not kill it.

December 11, 2019

University of Phoenix and the Federal Trade Commission settle a five-year investigation into whether the university falsely touted its relationships with big employers.

December 5, 2019

The College of Health Care Professions, a for-profit in Texas, has solid outcomes for low-income students in health-care fields. How does the model work?

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May 9, 2019

Bills targeting for-profit institutions in California would prohibit tuition-sharing deals -- a sign of growing political scrutiny of the role of online program management companies.

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