For-­Profit Colleges Saddle African-­American and Latino Students with Crushing Debt, Poor Employment Prospects


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Published: April 24, 2014

Enrolling in a for-profit college usually means higher costs of attendance and higher default rates on student loans. This research brief explores why students of color – African-American and Latino - enroll more frequently in these schools than do white students. CRL also reviews how the Department of Education’s proposed Gainful Employment rule could improve student outcomes.