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Study Finds Mixed Results for Students Attending For-Profit Colleges

Study Finds Mixed Results for Students Attending For-Profit Colleges | 1/3/2012
The Chronicle of Higher Education highlights results from a study on for-profit colleges by David Deming, Claudia Goldin, and Lawrence Katz. The study found that students attending for-profit colleges are more likely to persist through their first year and graduate from short-term programs than their counterparts in public or private nonprofit colleges; however, employment outcomes after graduation were weaker for the former group.

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