How's CL working out as President? Is he doing as well at UoPX as he did at EDMC?
University of Phoenix must be getting hosed by Borrowers Defense. Anybody care to discuss the numbers?
Get a Masters in less than 12 months for$11k
Defense to Repayment costs are really hitting the bottom line of subprime schools. How is UoPX faring?
Less scrutiny... https://www.thelayoff.com/t/1ffjBryv https://www.highereducationinquirer.org/2019/02/workers-expose-subprime-college-crash.html
There are many reasons why University of Phoenix is just a shadow of what it was. Some people blame government regulation, others blame the relentless pursuit of quarterly profits and corrupt CEOs like TN. But having talked to co-founder John D... — read more
The end up as lifelong customers of Maximus. https://www.highereducationinquirer.org/2022/01/maximus-student-loan-debt-and-poverty.html
Does anyone know of any current lawsuits against University Of Phoenix?
UOPX was a great dream and idea by Dr. Sperling, but like all great things greed ultimately damaged it. Today's Phoenix is being run by the business development and employer relations leaders who believe they can convince employers and their... — read more
would UoPX be able to take over University of Arizona Global?
What's up with MI of Third Way posting something positive about University of Phoenix on Twitter? He's a really smart guy and I wholeheartedly agree about making gainful employment assessments at the program level--rather than the institutional... — read more
If you are in LA, maybe you can ask BM for a job. ... — read more
In 2014, University of Phoenix attendees had more than $35 billion in accumulated student loan debt. Imagine what the numbers must be like in 2021. https://www.highereducationinquirer.org/2021/11/more-transparency-about-student-debt.html
It's strange that student debt is higher than ever at the same time that educating oneself is easier than ever.
I graduated and it was a good experience.
What's it like trying to meet the numbers? Ever have to stretch the truth, or enroll people who don't belong in college? ... — read more
I've been posting on thelayoff.com for about a decade. It's been worth it because I have connected with workers who stopped drinking the kool aid--and a handful who had the courage to speak truth to power. I always thought that conditions could be... — read more
"The Federal Trade Commission this morning announced a new initiative to combat deceptive and unfair practices in the for-profit higher education industry. At a press conference, FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra and Bureau of Consumer Protection... — read more
Still no Annual Academic Report for 2020 and its not coming out soon. https://www.phoenix.edu/about_us/publications/academic-annual-report.html
For employees who were laid off - how is your job search going, or have you already found better opportunities?
I have firsthand knowledge that University Of Phoenix laid off about 10% of their workforce on Monday, August 9, 2021.
"If you want to pay more and get less go to a for-profit school like DeVry, the University of Phoenix, or Purdue Global." https://www.chronicle.com/article/the-great-masters-degree-swindle
"You can learn a lot just by googling. Yesterday, I searched Google for “nonprofit colleges,” and the top response was the ad shown above, promising “Flexible Degree Programs Offered by Non For Profit Online Colleges.” I clicked on the link, and it... — read more
Miramar, FL (2021) Atlanta, GA (2021) Chicago, IL (2019) Salt Lake City (2021) Phoenix-West Valley (2021) Woodland Hills-Marriott (2020) What's left? https://www2.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/PEPS/docs/jun21sec1.pdf
Student loan default is a traumatic, stigmatizing experience. Because of that, many working people keep the pain of their student loan problems to themselves. https://www.proquest.com/docview/2540743739?pq-origsite=gscholar&fromopenview=true
Why haven't enrollment people in the US replaced by workers in India? https://higheredinquirer.blogspot.com/2021/07/the-growth-of-robot-colleges.html
If you know something, say something. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/your-school-lying-student-veterans-other-vulnerable-dahn-shaulis/
"Apollo Global (NYSE:APO) agreed to sell textbook publisher McGraw Hill to PE firm Platinum Equity for about $4.5B." https://seekingalpha.com/news/3706685-apollo-agrees-to-sell-mcgraw-hill-to-platinum-equity-for-45b
Po knew a lot and was correct.
When does the madness stop?
Sounds like the operation is making a profit... https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-05-20/apollo-global-management-s-university-of-phoenix-acquisition-four-years-later
Wasn't University of Phoenix much higher than this? https://www.militarytimes.com/education-transition/2020/09/14/the-top-50-most-popular-schools-for-tuition-assistance/