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Profiting Higher Education?

What Students, Alumni and Employers Think About For-Profit Colleges

What do students and alumni of for-profit colleges think about the value of their degrees? What is motivating prospective students to enroll in a for-profit school? Do employers believe for-profit schools do a good job preparing students for the workforce? This report summarizes survey and focus group research with prospective and current for-profit students, for-profit alumni and employers regarding their views toward for-profit colleges. Released in 2014 and funded by The Kresge Foundation.


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