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Proprietary Colleges
For-profit higher education in the United States
For-profit higher education in the United States
(known as for-profit college or proprietary education in some instances) refers to higher education educational institutions operated by private, profit-seeking businesses. Historically, most colleges and universities in the US have been non-profit, but for-profit institutions rapidly grew in number and size from 1972 to 2009. This also includes culinary arts schools and certain vocational for-profit schools. Although supporters of for-profit higher education have argued that the profit motive encourages efficiency, the for-profit educational industry has received severe negative criticism because of its sales techniques, high costs, and poor student outcomes
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Education In The United States
Education
Education
in the United States
United States
is provided by public, private and home schools. State governments set overall educational standards, often mandate standardized tests for
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Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (BPI) is a publicly held, for-profit education services company based in San Diego, California.[2] It owns two accredited universities, Ashford University
Ashford University
online and University of the Rockies. Bridgepoint Education also owns Waypoint Outcomes, which provides learning and assessment software to educational institutions across the United States
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National Center For Education Statistics
The National Center for Education Statistics
National Center for Education Statistics
(NCES) is the part of the United States Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences (IES) that collects, analyzes, and publishes statistics on education and public school district finance information in the United States. It also conducts international comparisons of education statistics and provides leadership in developing and promoting the use of standardized terminology and definitions for the collection of those statistics. NCES is a principal agency of the U.S
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Student Loan Default
Defaulting on a student loan in the United States can have a number of negative consequences. To understand loan default, it is helpful to have a few common terms defined: Loan
Loan
deferment is a postponement of a loan's repayment. There are many reasons why someone might seek to defer a loan, including a return to school, economic hardship, or unemployment. Loan
Loan
delinquency is a failure to make loan payments when they are due. Extended delinquency can result in loan default. Loan
Loan
default is the failure to repay a loan according to the terms agreed to in the promissory note
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African Americans
Origins of the civil rights movement
Origins of the civil rights movement
· Civil rights movement
Civil rights movement
· Black Power movementPost–civil rights era
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Debt Collective
Zuccotti Park Other activity in NYC:700+ marchers arrested (crossing Brooklyn Bridge, October 1, 2011)[2] 2,000+ marchers (march on police headquarters, October 2, 2011)[3] 15,000+ marchers (Lower Manhattan solidarity march, October 5, 2011)[4] 6,000+ marchers (Times Square recruitment center march, October 15, 2011)[5] 50,000–100,000 marchers (2012 May Day march on Wall St.)[6]Occupy Wall Street (OWS) was a protest movement that began on September 17, 2011, in Zuccotti Park, located in New York City's Wall Street financial district, receiving global attention and spawning a surge in the movement against economic inequality worldwide.[7] The Canadian anti-consumerist and pro-environment group/magazine Adbusters initiated the call for a protest. The main issues raised by Occupy Wall Street were social and economic inequality, greed, corruption and the perceived undue influence of corporations on government—particularly from the financial services sector
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List Of For-profit Universities And Colleges
This is a list of for-profit institutions of higher education. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness
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Adtalem Global Education
Adtalem Global Education
Education
Inc., formerly DeVry Education
Education
Group, is a United States corporation based in Downers Grove, Illinois, that operates several for-profit higher education institutions, including Advanced Academics, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Chamberlain College of Nursing, DeVry Brasil, DeVry University, EduPristine, American University of the Caribbean, and Ross University Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine.Contents1 History 2 DeVry Education
Education
Group subsidiaries 3 Lawsuits and controversies 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] Adtalem Global Education
Education
was a successor to two separate entities: DeVry Institutes
DeVry Institutes
and the Keller-Taylor Corporation
Corporation
(d/b/a Keller Graduate School of Management)
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DeVry
Adtalem Global Education Inc., formerly DeVry Education Group, is a United States corporation based in Downers Grove, Illinois, that operates several for-profit higher education institutions, including Advanced Academics, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Chamberlain College of Nursing, DeVry Brasil, DeVry University, EduPristine, American University of the Caribbean, and Ross University Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine.Contents1 History 2 DeVry Education Group subsidiaries 3 Lawsuits and controversies 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] Adtalem Global Education was a successor to two separate entities: DeVry Institutes and the Keller-Taylor Corporation (d/b/a Keller Graduate School of Management). DeVry Technical Institute was acquired by the Bell & Howell company in 1966, and became part of its Education Group division
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Apollo Education Group
Apollo Education Group, Inc. is an American corporation based in the South Phoenix area of Phoenix, Arizona. Apollo Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns several for-profit educational institutions. The company owns and operates four higher-learning institutions: the University of Phoenix, Western International University, Axia College, and the College for Financial Planning. As of November 2013, the combined enrollment of all the universities was approximately 269,000 students.[1] Of these, nearly 90% attend the University of Phoenix, which Apollo describes as "the nation's largest regionally accredited private university".[2] Additionally, Apollo Education Group, Inc. is the owner of BPP Holdings in the United Kingdom
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Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC is an American private equity firm, founded in 1990 by former Drexel Burnham Lambert
Drexel Burnham Lambert
banker Leon Black.[2] The firm specializes in leveraged buyout transactions and purchases of distressed securities involving corporate restructuring, special situations, and industry consolidations
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American Public Education
American Public University System (APUS) is a private, for-profit, online learning institution that is composed of American Military University (AMU) and American Public University (APU). APUS is wholly owned by American Public Education, Inc., a publicly traded private-sector corporation (NASDAQ: APEI). APUS maintains corporate and academic offices in Charles Town, West Virginia and administrative offices in Manassas, Virginia
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Capella Education Company
Capella Education Company is an education services holding company which owns for-profit, online Capella University and other assets. What is now the Capella Education Company was founded in 1991 by Stephen Shank, former CEO of Tonka Corporation. In 1993, it opened The Graduate School of America (TGSA). In 1999, the company and university were renamed to their current, Capella Education Company and University. In 2003, the company was named to Inc. magazine's Inc. 500 Hall of Fame after being named one of America's 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the fifth year in a row. Prior to going public the company raised more than $67 million from private investors, including Maveron. On January 8, 2005, Capella Education Co. said it had two new investors following deals totaling more than $60 million.[2] The company announced its intentions to go public with an initial public offering in April 2005. It reported 2005 earnings of $10.2 million on sales of nearly $150 million
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DeVry University
DeVry University
DeVry University
(/dəˈvraɪ/) is an American for-profit college. The school was founded in 1931, by Herman A. DeVry (inventor of the first portable motion picture projector and early government training film producer), as DeForest Training School, and officially became DeVry University in 2002.[2] The university is a division of Adtalem Global Education
Adtalem Global Education
[3] that is also the parent organization for many other for-profit education institutions.[4] Formerly known as DeVry Education Group, Adtalem is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, and Lisa Wardell is the company's CEO.[5] DeVry University
DeVry University
is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.[6] In December 2017, Adtalem announced that it was selling DeVry University to Cogswell Education, a division of Palm Ventures.[7]
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Career Education Corporation
Career Education Corporation (CECO) is a for-profit postsecondary higher education provider with campus-based and online programs, headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois.[2] The company's schools offer associate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and certificate programs in career-focused disciplines. The organization will close most of its 50 campuses in the United States as the corporation downsizes to two primarily online brands: American InterContinental University
American InterContinental University
and Colorado Technical University.[3] In 2016, Career Education Corporation had about 43,000 students. However, approximately 9,400 students came from schools that are shutting down
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