Industry Report

Career College Central Summary:

  • A New America analysis of the net price of colleges — tuition and fees minus grants and scholarships — shows that hundreds of schools expect the families of low-income students to pay half of their yearly earnings to send their child to college.
  • The U.S. News & World Report college rankings are really taking it on the chin this week.
  • New America points to the examples of Baylor University and Northeastern...

Career College Central Summary:

  • The Center for Consumer Freedom announced the release of a new report exposing Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington’s (CREW) suspected pay-to-play arrangements with the for-profit education industry.
  • The report shows new IRS filings that suggest CREW is guilty of the same pay-to-play practices it decries when committed by other groups.Between 2010 and 2011, IRS reports show that CREW received $150,000 from a...

Career College Central Summary:

  • Strayer Education shares have soared 75% this year. The company offers accredited certificate, associate, bachelor's, and master's degree programs at 100 campuses across the country and online.
  • DeVry Education Group is up over 20% while Capella, which mostly specializes in online graduate education, has rallied 13% in the past three months. This performance is especially impressive given that the government has the industry...

Career College Central Summary:

  • It's no secret that the majority of higher education institutions continue to be challenged by a declining pool of potential students often leading to a decline in enrollment. Achieving desired outcomes has become even more difficult, requiring education leaders to go above and beyond to drive their schools success.
  • To help school leaders and administrators thrive in these challenging times, Velocify has tapped higher education...

Career College Central Summary:

  • The weaknesses in basic skills occur despite a relatively high level of education. Among comparison countries the U.S. had one of the smallest proportions of adults with less than high school education, and one of the largest with more than high school.
  • There are few signs of improvement. Today, adults in the U.S. have similar or weaker literacy skills to their counterparts in the mid-90s, and the average basic skills of young...