For-Profit Institutions

University Of Phoenix To Roll Out Partnerships With Community Colleges

For-profit university targets community college students. University of Phoenix says new relationships will restore profits, reputation

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For-Profit College Regulations Are Needed, Concede Some Industry Presidents

If all goes according to plan, Grand Canyon University's teams will play in a Division I athletics conference and its campus will maintain a hub of academic research.

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Keiser University Reaches Settlement With Attorney General Over Admissions

Keiser University will offer thousands of its former students free retraining and guarantee its admissions counselors don't misrepresent what the school offers, under an agreement reached Wednesday with Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi.

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Did the For-Profit College Bubble Just Go Pop? (Opinion)

Is higher education a giant bubble? I'd argue that it's probably not. But for-profit higher education just might be, and today we could be witnessing it pop.

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University Of Phoenix To Close Elk Grove Campus

Amid a sharp decline in net income, University of Phoenix operator Apollo Group Inc. plans to close 115 of its Phoenix sites, including the learning center in Elk Grove.

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Barrett Calls On Everest To Pay Off Loans Of Jobless Graduates

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says he thinks the company that runs Everest College should do even more to help students burdened by large student loans and unemployment.

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Eying Profits, Singularity University Tightens Grip on Student Startups

As it draws up plans to become a for-profit corporation, Singularity University has significantly tightened the terms under which its students may use the intellectual property they develop in their courses.

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Senate Committee Report on For-Profit Colleges Condemns Costs and Practices

Wrapping up a two-year investigation of for-profit colleges, Senator Tom Harkin will issue a final report on Monday — a voluminous, hard-hitting indictment of almost every aspect of the industry, filled with troubling statistics and anecdotes drawn from internal documents of the 30 companies investigated.

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