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ERIC Number: EJ788304
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 9
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 19
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0271-0560
Know Your Competitor: Impact of For-Profit Colleges on the Higher Education Landscape
Floyd, Carol Everly
New Directions for Higher Education, n140 p121-129 Win 2007
Much of what was written about for-profit colleges prior to the late 1990s was either simple advocacy or abstract criticism. Today's literature includes more general description and more use of organizational, economic, and political concepts. This article addresses the status of for-profit colleges that offer at least an associate degree or higher. This article covers the basics about the for-profit degree-granting college sector, developmental pattern--programs and enrollment, economic opportunities and limitations, competitive challenges for traditional colleges, and refinements for future analysis.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A