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For-profit colleges and universities

For-profit colleges and universities

their markets, regulation, performance, and place in higher education

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Published by Stylus Pub. in Sterling, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • For-profit universities and colleges -- United States,
  • Education, Higher -- Economic aspects -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Guilbert C. Hentschke, Vicente M. Lechuga, and William G. Tierney ; foreword by Marc Tucker.
    ContributionsHentschke, Guilbert C., Lechuga, Vicente M., Tierney, William G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB2328.52.U6 F67 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23687414M
    ISBN 109781579224240, 9781579224257
    LC Control Number2009032275

      I spoke with historian A.J. Angulo, author of the recent book Diploma Mills: How For-Profit Colleges Stiffed Students, Taxpayers, and the American Dream, to find out whether his investigations of Author: Rebecca Onion.   Proprietary colleges offer degrees. Other proprietary or for-profit schools provide specialized training certificates in fields that vary from welding to massage : Rick Karlin.

      Feds give for-profit colleges failing grades. president of Career Education Colleges and Universities, an industry lobbying group, said the findings should have been withheld while schools.   Steven Gunderson, the president and chief executive of the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities, told the committee Author: Sarah Childress.

    In connecting the rise of for-profit colleges to the elitism of traditional higher education, she implicates all who have moved through traditional colleges and universities. And by connecting for-profit colleges to the inequalities of American society writ large, she urges us all to rethink the policies and systems—like employers shedding. Read "For-Profit Colleges and Universities Their Markets, Regulation, Performance, and Place in Higher Education" by available from Rakuten Kobo. “For-profit higher education is exploding in the U.S. and across the globe. This has produced a torrent of rhetorical cl Price: $


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Tressie McMillan Cottom worked in enrollment at two for-profit colleges, but quit because she felt uncomfortable For-profit colleges and universities book students an education they. "For-profit colleges have a fundamental brand problem," agrees Daniel Pianko, co-founder of University Ventures, which invests in education companies.

"Even under the Trump administration, the. Some two million Americans are enrolled in for-profit colleges, up fromin Those students, most of them working adults getting short-term certificates, are disproportionately Author: Dana Goldstein.

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This book offers a clear-eyed and balanced analysis of for-profit colleges and universities, reviewing their history, business strategies, and management practices; setting them in the context of marketplace conditions, the framework of public policy and government regulations; and viewing them in the light of the public good.

The difference between graduation rates at four-year nonprofits and four-year for-profits is staggering. For-profit average enrollment, at years, is a full year longer than four-year private nonprofits at years. Four-year nonprofit colleges also far exceed for-profit colleges in six-year completion rates.

Where 76% of students complete. A provocative history of for-profit colleges and universities. Honorable Mention, PROSE Education Practice Award by the American Association of Publishers, FY The most significant shift in higher education over the past two decades has been the Cited by: 6.

For-profit education (also known as the education services industry or proprietary education) refers to educational institutions operated by private, profit-seeking -profit education is common in many parts of the world, making up more than 70% of the higher education sector in India, Malaysia, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia and the Philippines.

Lower Ed is quickly becoming the definitive book on the fastest-growing sector of higher education at the turn of the twenty-first century: for-profit colleges. With sharp insight and deliberate acumen, Tressie McMillan Cottom—a sociologist who was once a recruiter at two for-profit colleges—expertly parses the fraught dynamics of this big-money industry.

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The education secretary said “many students” got “a valuable education” from for-profit colleges as officials planned a round of notifications to applicants for full relief, 95 percent.

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In his book, Diploma Mills: How For-Profit Colleges Stiffed Students, Taxpayers, and the American Dream (Johns Hopkins University Press), Winthrop.

Some people say for-profit schools don't provide a high-quality education. Others say the business model used by for-profit colleges provides incentives to deliver a quality education so that customer (student) satisfaction is high. Many of these colleges offer programs in multiple states and/or online.

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This Woman Knows How Bad For-Profit Colleges Are. She Used To Sell Them. Tressie McMillan Cottom’s new book offers a glimpse into an industry famous for ripping off : Edwin Rios.

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Steve Gunderson, the president and CEO of Career Education Colleges and Universities, an advocacy organization for the for-profit education industry, challenged Chiarello’s claims, arguing that Author: Rebecca Schuman.

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Here are the pros and cons of for-profit colleges. “For-profit colleges are more nimble than most traditional colleges, including community colleges, in developing and implementing programs,” states a report from the Senate Health, Education Author: Carrie Sheffield. Lower Ed is subtitled The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy.

Written by Tressie McMillan Cottom, and published by The New Press inthe book is an analysis of the rise of for-profit higher-education businesses in America, of their effect on the US Economy and, more important, of the effect on the individual students /5.