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For-profit universities and colleges -- United States


College, Inc.

While some people might think "college" and conjure up images of a leafy quadrangle, there are many schools that might be best thought of as a series of elaborate network servers and a few physical offices in a more modest office suite in a suburban building. The sector of higher education that includes for-profit colleges and universities that cater to non-traditional students is one that has...
The Rise of Phoenix

The debate about for-profit universities continues to gain steam in the United States and around the world. The folks at American RadioWorks have crafted this intriguing portrait of one of the most well-known for-profit universities, the University of Phoenix. Correspondent Emily Hanford looks at the history of this and other institutions as she profiles its founder, John Sperling, and also...