So, APUS let go of the entire appeals department, yet they are looking to hire someone new. Anyone with any experience in this knows that's an open door to a lawsuit. If someone younger or a person of a different gender, ethnicity, etc. was hired... — read more
Does it seem to you that the situation is getting worse here every year? The decisions that are made are very bad. It’s time to look for a new job.
Graduate School USA was established in 1921 as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and is celebrating its centennial anniversary this year. GSUSA provides training to the federal workforce through a catalog of over 300 courses specializing in... — read more
Last Friday they laid off an entire department. The appeals department. Today they have laid off half of their financial aid department. Doesn’t look good for American public university Has there been more layoffs today or was yesterday it? Does... — read more
How does APUS get around that?
Lots of changes? "The live webcast of its third quarter 2019 earnings conference call will be broadcast at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. This call will be open to listeners through the events and presentations section of... — read more
"American Public Education, Inc. APEI, -5.63% – parent company of online learning provider American Public University System (APUS) and campus-based Hondros College of Nursing (HCN) – announced today that its Board of Directors named Angela Selden as... — read more
Purdue University Global has been able to win over Walmart and they may be getting millions from the Department of Labor. http://collegemeltdown.blogspot.com/2019/06/purdue-university-doubling-down-with.html... — read more
Revenues down, still profitable--but barely so. https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1201792/000120179219000006/apeiq10331201910q.htm
"Given the headwinds I expect APEI to face in the coming years, I believe the company will not live up to its current valuation, and is overvalued on a discounted cash flow and multiple basis."... — read more
How does Ashford (Bridgepoint), your competitor for TA money, stay in business? https://www.thelayoff.com/t/WnxDuXV
How is APUS making more profits as their enrollment stays flat or declines? "As of September 30, 2018, APUS student enrollment increased 1.4% to 82,200 students, compared to the second quarter of 2018. APUS student enrollment decreased by... — read more
Purdue University Global is advertising in Army Times.
NAUH looks like toast. https://www.thelayoff.com/nau
Trident University may be in trouble for disrespecting grieving widows. Most of their students are military, vets, and their spouses. https://www.thelayoff.com/trident-university-international
"In the first quarter of 2018, net course registrations by new students at APUS declined 11% and total net course registrations declined 4% compared to the prior year period. However net course registrations by returning students only declined by 3%... — read more
"American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) is up 3.8% and tagged a new four-year high after weekend word that it committed to a workforce reduction plan."... — read more
Net course registrations at APUS decreased 7.9% to approximately 163,700 during the six months ended June 30, 2017, compared to the same period in 2016. The company "believes that the decrease in APUS’s net course registrations for the six months... — read more
APUS has to continue paying for influence. https://www.opensecrets.org/industries/indus.php?ind=H5300
APUS is apparently part of the US College Meltdown. http://collegemeltdown.blogspot.com/
APUS enrollment has dropped 11% year over year. Anybody have a reason for this drop?
Any news on Hondros' accreditation? I see they are trying to get accreditation from Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) a national accreditor for allied health schools... — read more
Total enrollment at APUS slipped 8%, owing to a decline in enrollment of students using Federal Student Aid (FSA) and Tuition Assistance (TA) program – a trend over the past few quarters. New student enrollments at APUS -22%. New enrollment of... — read more
Any chance full-time teachers will organize? If not, what do you plan to do if conditions worsen?
"Just as America’s veterans organization are coming together to demand better government protection against deceptive and abusive practices by for-profit colleges, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) seems to want to move in the opposite direction, pushing an... — read more
About 55,000 students get to go to APUS for free, using TA. With military reductions in force coming, it should affect student enrollment. Some may continue using the GI Bill, but I wonder how many will try another school.
In the last couple of years there have been layoffs 'only' in the Academic area - the part of the school that is truly needed for students. The upper echelon has not suffered at all during any layoffs, drops in enrollment, and so forth. The upper... — read more
Six percent reducation in enrollment. New enrollment down 16%............http://www.marketwatch.com/story/american-public-education-reports-first-quarter-2015-results-2015-05-11?siteid=nbsh
As ABC News says, it's more of a "political pipe dream." But more progressive states can do this.....http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/obama-proposes-publicly-funded-community-college-28105522
Yes, the gravy train at the for-profit colleges that prey upon veterans is slowly ending..... http://finance.yahoo.com/news/american-public-tops-earnings-sales-142001967.html
And all APEI folks will be laid off
American Public Education, Inc. owns this school - they are publicly traded (symbol APEI on NASDAQ) - 100K online students (so they claim), pricey and I am puzzled with their ability to attract such a large group of students.