Gainful Employment

Career College Central Summary:

  • Here are the facts about for-profit higher education in Florida:
    • More than 500,000 degrees and diplomas were earned by students at career colleges in Florida in the past five years.
    • Currently, more than 300,000 students are enrolled in Florida in private career colleges, including 45,000 in the Tampa Bay area.
    • Private colleges and universities educated 60 percent of the health care graduates and 60...

Career College Central Summary:

  • As part of our continuing series of profiles of APC member colleges that stand in stark contrast to the considerably misinformed and misguided blanket negative opinions held in some quarters toward proprietary colleges, we shine a spotlight on New York City-based LIM College, initially called the Laboratory Institute of Merchandising when its doors first opened in 1939.
  • People on the business side of the fashion industry know LIM...

Career College Central Summary:

  • The newly released working paper by five economists tracked callbacks by employers in response to 8,914 fictitious job applications.
  • The research found no statistically significant difference in how the two sectors stacked up.
  • An interpretation of those results, however, depends on who you ask.
  • Employers’ overall response rate -- meaning a positive, non-perfunctory reply via phone or e-mail -- was 11.6...

Career College Central Summary:

  • A view of the situation: Rep. Joanne Blyton is the Vice Chair of the Montana House Education Committee. She represents House District 59 in Carbon County and surrounding areas.--America’s higher education system truly is the envy of the world, but it isn’t without its challenges. We’ve seen accelerating costs to attend college leading to increasing student debt loads. And even with more Americans attending college than ever...

Career College Central Summary:

  • Course Report surveyed graduates from 48 qualifying programming schools and received 432 responses from graduates that met the criteria.
  • The majority of graduates of coding bootcamps are finding full-time employment, and 75% of graduates surveyed report being employed in a full-time job requiring the skills learned at bootcamp, with an average salary increase of 44%.

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