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Stone Academy

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Stone Academy

Reader says for-profit college misled her on the type of job she could get with a degree from the school.

Penn Foster College

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Penn Foster College

For-profit college reaches settlement with Oregon Department of Justice over accreditation claims.

Check Out that For-Profit College Before Enrolling

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Check Out that For-Profit College Before Enrolling

Before enrolling in a for-profit college, check out this government investigation of 15 colleges that  revealed questionable practices that potential students should be mindful of when considering where to enroll. …

Corinthian Colleges

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Corinthian Colleges

For-profit company ordered to pay more than $1 billion for a number of deceptive practices.

Ashford University

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Ashford University

“I think this is a scam, an absolute scam,” Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) said of Bridgepoint, the parent company of the for-profit Ashford University, during a Senate hearing in 2011.…

Doctoral Degrees at Capella University

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Doctoral Degrees at Capella University

In April 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against for-profit school Capella University for allegedly operating a bait-and-switch doctoral degree program. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the school misleadingly represents the…

CollegeAmerica

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CollegeAmerica

Chain of private colleges faces lawsuit over post-graduation earnings claims.

InterCoast Career Institute’s Nursing Program in Maine

Class Action

InterCoast Career Institute’s Nursing Program in Maine

In December 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against InterCoast Career Institute (a for-profit college) for allegedly operating a “sham” practical nursing education program in Maine that provided little educational…

InterCoast Career Institute’s LPN Program

Class Action

InterCoast Career Institute’s LPN Program

In August 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against InterCoast Career Institute (a for-profit school) for allegedly providing little, if any, educational value to students in its LPN nursing program…

Excelsior College’s Nursing Program

Class Action

Excelsior College’s Nursing Program

In October 2017, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Excelsior College for allegedly making misrepresentations about its Associate Degree in Nursing program. Among other things, the complaint claims…

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