Online Learning Update

October 27, 2010

Online Learning for-Profit Fraud? Florida attorney general investigating 5 for-profit universities

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:02 am

By Scott Travis, Sun Sentinel

The civil investigation, which opened Monday, focuses on consumer complaints made against Kaplan Inc., the University of Phoenix, MedVance Institute, Argosy University and Everest University. They include allegations that the schools made misrepresentations regarding financial aid and engaged in unfair practices in recruiting, enrollment, accreditation, job placement and graduation rates. The for-profits already are under heavy scrutiny from the federal government because of the large sums they get in financial aid.,0,3078801.story

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