Despite Government Investigations And Regulations For-Profit Colleges Keep Growing

August 31st, 2010

For-profit colleges are attracting students in ever-growing numbers, according to an annual Education Department report. The report includes data on the number of students who enrolled in various types of postsecondary institutions throughout 2008-09. The statistics show that for-profit colleges enrolled a total of 3.2 million students, 11.8% of the nearly 27.4 million students who studied at all institutions that year. The figure for for-profit enrollments reflected an increase of more than 20% over 2007-08. Source:ECS