For-profit Colleges Could Lose Federal Student Aid

The Department of Education is examining whether for-profit colleges meet their "gainful employment" standards

  • Feds Propose Decertifying Accreditor of For-Profit Colleges - Yahoo! News
    ... of the nation’s for-profit colleges and ... for-profit college sector as it could drive out of business many schools that lose access to ...
    06/16/2016 - 9:49 am | View Link
  • Recommendation could sink the nation's largest college accreditor - Standard Examiner
    ... gained notoriety for claiming that Corinthian Colleges, a for-profit chain that state and federal ... who enters and exits federal student aid
    06/15/2016 - 1:39 pm | View Link
  • Finally, the feds move to fire an incompetent watchdog over ... - Los Angeles Times
    ... of Corinthian Colleges right up to the day that chain of for-profit schools ... within 18 months, or lose their right to collect federal ...
    06/15/2016 - 4:16 am | View Link
  • Much at stake for ACICS, and accreditation, in upcoming federal ... - Inside Higher Ed
    ... the institutions it accredits would lose their right to federal aid ... accrediting agencies (which accredit some of the larger for-profit ...
    06/13/2016 - 3:52 pm | View Link
  • Obama administration issues rules to overhaul student debt ... - Washington Post
    ... to have their federal student loans wiped ... authorities SEC charges executives at for-profit college ITT with fraud For-profit colleges lose ...
    06/13/2016 - 1:58 pm | View Link
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  • Obama Makes His Biggest Move Against For-Profit Colleges
    They determine, among other things, which colleges are fit to receive federal student grants and loans ... Colleges accredited by ACICS will have 18 months to find on new accreditor or lose access to federal funds. Students at schools that fail to be ...
    06/24/2016 - 2:39 pm | View Link
  • Federal Panel Votes to Shut Down an Accreditor Blamed for Failures of For-Profit Higher Ed
    In a rare vote on Thursday, a federal advisory panel recommended denying recognition to the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools ... to seek another accrediting body or lose access to federal student-aid dollars. Such an outcome ...
    06/24/2016 - 9:56 am | View Link
  • Panel votes against accreditor of for-profit colleges
    The final decision on whether to revoke federal recognition of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and ... accreditor in 18 months or lose their ability to participate in federal financial aid programs, such as student loans and Pell Grants.
    06/23/2016 - 9:15 pm | View Link
  • Big accreditor of for-profit colleges could lose authority
    WASHINGTON — A group that accredits many of the nation's for-profit colleges ... federal aid last year for its students. Stripping the council of federal recognition would leave schools unable to participate in federal financial aid programs such as ...
    06/22/2016 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • The Obama Admin Might Nuke Hundreds Of For-Profit Colleges
    Colleges must be accredited by a federally-recognized accreditor to receive federal student loans. If ACICS is shut down, then 243 schools with about 900 total campuses could lose their access to federal money if they are not quickly accredited by a ...
    06/16/2016 - 1:45 am | View Link
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  • How Obama let down students at for-profit colleges
    How Obama let down students at for-profit colleges. The Department of Education has ignored them over the past year. That needs to change. By Ann Larson
    06/21/2016 - 2:06 am | View Website
  • Next Steps Edu | Acadmemic Help for Students of For-profit ...
    Next Steps EDU is a partnership between education and financial aid organizations committed to helping students successfully complete college.
    06/20/2016 - 2:03 pm | View Website
  • For Profit College and Student Loan News
    Students choose a for-profit college for a lot of different reasons. For-profit schools, like DeVry, University of Phoenix, and Strayer, were among the first to offer ...
    06/16/2016 - 6:08 am | View Website
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    The NCES Fast Facts Tool provides quick answers to many education questions (National Center for Education Statistics). Get answers on Early Childhood Education ...
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