Perdoceo, meanwhile, in 2019 agreed to a 494 million dollar settlement with 48 states over deceptive practices. It also agreed to pay $30 million to settle FTC charges it recruited students through deceptive third-party lead generators.
Recent Perdoceo employees have told the Department that company recruiters continue to make misleading sales pitches.
These schools should not be accredited. They should not get taxpayer dollars. HLC should not be renewed until it takes decisive action against them.