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Higher Ed in the News

For-profit colleges under scrutiny for recruiting practices, tuition costs

January 19, 2010

Since 2004, the number of private degree- granting institutions has grown from 45 to 76 schools in Colorado, reflecting the popularity of for-profit colleges.

A Denver Post examination of graduation rates, loans, default rates, and other federal Department of Education data found that on many fronts, for-profit colleges often underperform their nonprofit and public counterparts.

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