University of Phoenix takeover awaits approval

Jul 6, 2016
Proposed buyer has ties to the Obama Administration.
 A sign marks the location of the University of Phoenix Chicago Campus in Schaumburg, Illinois.
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For-profit college troubles showing up at DeVry

Feb 4, 2016
DeVry University's parent company reports earnings amidst declining enrollments and an FTC lawsuit.
DeVry University's parent company reports earnings amidst declining enrollments and an FTC lawsuit.
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Thousands of former students apply for debt relief

Jan 28, 2016
A little-known provision of federal law may offer widespread loan forgiveness
California Attorney General Kamala Harris points to a map as she speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Harris announced the filing of a lawsuit against the for-profit Corinthian Colleges and its subsidiaries for alleged false advertising, securities fraud, intentional misrepresentations to students and the unlawful use of military insignias in advertisements. 
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Apollo Education Group may change hands

Jan 12, 2016
The University of Phoenix owner could be taken private.

Probes and enrollment woes burn University of Phoenix

Oct 22, 2015
The school hasn’t hit rock bottom, but it’s well on its way, says one observer.

University of Phoenix barred from military recruiting

Oct 9, 2015
The Pentagon puts for-profit college chain on probation.

For-profit schools see a rise in student loan default

Sep 18, 2015
A Brookings study uses U.S. Treasury data to see where the debt is coming from.

For public good, not for profit.

Career colleges face new 'gainful employment' rule

Jul 1, 2015
For-profit institutions must prove graduates earn enough to afford loan payments.

University of Phoenix to shrink enrollment

Jun 30, 2015
The for-profit college will cut degree programs and introduce new admissions requirements, as new regulations take effect.

What Corinthian Colleges' failure means at for-profits

Apr 27, 2015
Corinthian Colleges Inc. says it will close its remaining campuses.