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Report: Former for-profit students call out ‘superficial’ experience, ballooning debt

August 30, 2018


The number of for-profit and career colleges in the U.S. is on the decline in the face of criticism by former students who claim the experience did not justify the high ticket price by failing to connect them to the types of employment opportunities promised during the admissions process.

Data from the Department of Education show that more than 100 such institutions shut their doors between the 2016-17 and 2017-18 academic years.

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