» This Story:Read +|Watch +| Comments

For-profit colleges under scrutiny

Network News

X Profile
View More Activity
Friday, October 22, 2010; 1:55 AM

Enrollment, revenue

In the past decade, the for-profit sector of higher education has surged in student enrollment and in the share of its revenue that comes from federal student aid. Here are key indicators. Enrollment data for 2008 are the latest available.

This Story
View All Items in This Story
View Only Top Items in This Story

Fall 2000

1 Postsecondary enrollment:

15.7 million

1 For-profit sector: 670,000

(4 percent)

Fall 2008

1 Postsecondary enrollment: 19.6 million

1 For-profit sector: 1.8 million

(9 percent)

Federal Pell grants for low-income students

1 1999-2000 school year: $7.2 billion


CONTINUED     1        >

» This Story:Read +|Watch +| Comments

More in the Metro Section

Local Blog Directory

Find a Local Blog

Plug into the region's blogs, by location or area of interest.

Virginia Politics

Blog: Va. Politics

Here's a place to help you keep up with Virginia's overcaffeinated political culture.

D.C. Taxi Fares

D.C. Taxi Fares

Compare estimated zoned and metered D.C. taxi fares with this interactive calculator.

FOLLOW METRO ON:
Facebook Twitter RSS
|
GET LOCAL ALERTS:
© 2010 The Washington Post Company

Network News

X My Profile