Minnesota For-Profit Schools Under Investigation for “Predatory Recruitment”

Among the for-profit colleges targeted by a Senate committee led by Senator Tom Harkin are Minnesota schools Capella University, Walden University, and Rasmussen College. While the committee won’t investigate every for-profit school MPR reports that Globe University and the Minnesota School of Business are engaged in similar practices.

[The] allegations paint a picture of schools that target students eligible for subsidized loans and grants, but who have low prospects for academic success. They also raise questions about whether students at those schools — and the taxpayers who subsidize them — are getting their money’s worth.

Read For-profit Globe University’s recruitment, revenue tactics questioned [via Bob Collins]