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Debt-Financed Degrees and Low-Income Students at For-Profit Colleges and Universities

Debt-Financed Degrees and Low-Income Students at For-Profit Colleges and Universities

Debt-financed degrees disproportionately affect minority and low-income students, and this undermines student success and outcomes. Of particular concern, evidence shows that debt-financed degrees are the norm at for-profit colleges and universities (FPCUs), yet many students select a for-profit college over a public or non-profit private school for a host of reasons including location, “less familiarity with college options,” aggressive recruiting, promise of career services and job placements, ...

Publicly Traded

Publicly Traded

For-profit colleges have been cropping up in the news recently. Many conservative supporters of for-profit schools use sloppy rhetoric to take the focus off of their predatory business tactics, trying to shift the lens to community colleges... ...

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