For-profit Colleges Could Lose Federal Student Aid

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

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  • Evolution of Biz Stone: Bloomberg West (04/08) - Bloomberg
    ... do those papers on the federal student loans ... less expensive than some of those for-profit colleges. I cannot guarantee that every student ...
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  • As Parents Struggle to Repay Their Children's College Loans, ... - Boise Weekly
    ... critical workaround for families that max out on federal student ... The default rate at for-profit colleges is much higher, at 13 percent.
    04/6/2014 - 4:38 am | View Link
  • As Parents Struggle To Repay College Loans For Their Children, ... - Huffington Post
    ... critical workaround for families that max out on federal student ... The default rate at for-profit colleges is much higher, at 13 percent.
    04/4/2014 - 11:09 am | View Link
  • New default rates trip up a community college - Inside Higher Ed
    ... in rural Texas may lose access to federal aid because of a student-loan default measure Congress expanded mostly to keep an eye on for-profit...
    04/2/2014 - 3:25 pm | View Link
  • Department of Education aims to protect students from for-profit ... - Daily Tar Heel
    8 hours ago Students entering for-profit programs ... be eligible for federal ... to students but would not lose funding ... of Private Sector ...
    04/2/2014 - 12:50 pm | View Link
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    Sen. Marco Rubio called for overhauling the nation's higher education system Monday. Rubio said he wants to close an "opportunity gap" between Americans with and without advanced degrees.
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BING NEWS:
  • For-Profit Colleges Show Increasing Dependence on Federal Student Aid
    The report for the most recent accounting period also shows that an increasing number of for-profit colleges are becoming more heavily reliant on federal student-aid—so much so that a number of them are close to the point at which they could lose ...
    04/10/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • For-Profit Colleges Could Lose Lots of Federal Funding Under Education Department's New Regulations
    President Obama is taking another try at punishing for-profit colleges that do not effectively help their graduates find work while leaving them in debt. According to the Huffington Post, the new proposal would cut federal student aid funding for the ...
    03/14/2014 - 6:48 am | View Link
  • For-Profit Colleges Collect $32 Billion, 3 Lose Federal Aid Eligibility For Failing 90/10 Rule
    For-profit colleges collected $32 billion from the federal ... have done so for the second year in a row, meaning they'll now lose their eligibility for student aid from the federal government. The federal 90/10 rule puts a 90 percent cap on for-profit ...
    09/28/2012 - 4:37 am | View Link
  • For-Profit College At Risk Of Losing Accreditation And Access To Federal Student Aid
    and "What if I'm not finished with my degree and we lose accreditation ... Maintaining accreditation is a key requirement for colleges to be eligible for federal student loan and Pell Grant dollars. For Bridgepoint, owning an accredited institution ...
    07/19/2012 - 9:17 am | View Link
  • For-profit Colleges Could Lose Federal Student Aid
    Several for-profit institutions may no longer have access to federal student aid if their students continue to struggle with loan repayment. The U.S Department of Education reported that in 193 programs at 93 schools, students could not meet any of the ...
    06/27/2012 - 7:37 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • U.S. GAO
    For-Profit Schools: Large Schools and Schools that Specialize in Healthcare Are More Likely to Rely Heavily on Federal Student Aid GAO-11-4: Published: Oct 4, 2010.
    04/13/2014 - 10:52 am | View Website
  • For Profit Higher Education: The Failure to Safeguard the ...
    For Profit Higher Education: The Failure to Safeguard the Federal Investment and Ensure Student Success -2- Part III - Minority Committee Staff Views
    04/12/2014 - 3:11 pm | View Website
  • For-Profit Colleges
    For-Profit College Investigation. HELP Committee Chairman Tom Harkin launched a 2-year Committee investigation into the for-profit college industry, culminating with ...
    04/10/2014 - 1:16 am | View Website
  • Inside a For-Profit College Nightmare
    Some schools feast on federal aid and don't care if the student can repay it. Here's one woman's tragic story
    04/5/2014 - 4:52 pm | View Website
  • New federal rules target for-profit colleges
    New federal rules target for-profit colleges. WASHINGTON—The Obama administration will release new regulations on Friday that will tighten requirements ...
    03/14/2014 - 4:18 am | View Website
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