In the wake of the Biden administration granting former Corinthian Colleges students nearly $6 billion in loan forgiveness, revisit “College, Inc.” and “A Subprime Education,” our documentaries covering for-profit colleges.
June 3, 2022
Take a sneak peek at "A Subprime Education," a new FRONTLINE documentary investigating the troubled for-profit college industry.
September 13, 2016
Around 40,000 college students at more than 130 campuses have no classes after ITT Technical Institute -- one of America's largest for-profit college chains -- shut its doors.
September 7, 2016
A sweep of reforms will help defrauded students to sue their schools and have their federal loan debt forgiven, but the for-profit college industry is crying foul.
June 15, 2016
The closing of Corinthian Colleges, once one of the nation's largest for-profit colleges, comes less than two weeks after the Department of Education fined it almost $30 million for "misrepresentation of job placement rates."
April 27, 2015
Following a two-year investigation, the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Labor, Education and Pensions [HELP] yesterday released a dense and damning report on the for-profit college industry.
July 31, 2012
A federal judge has struck down a Department of Education initiative aimed at improving the quality of degrees issued by for-profit colleges
July 2, 2012
The Obama administration warned this week that nearly 100 for-profit colleges could lose federal funds for not meeting new performance requirement standards.
June 27, 2012
While state and local governments cut back funding to public higher education institutions, the volume of federal government subsidies to for-profit colleges and universities continues to increase
May 25, 2012
September 19, 2011