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The Real Costs of Higher Education for Students at For-Profit Schools [Infographic]

Have you ever wondered about the costs, recruitment incentives, drop-out rates, and other information associated with for-profit higher education schools? This infographic provides an interesting, but discouraging look at the state of higher education with regard to these schools.

You can view the entire infographic using the link below…

So what do you think? Is the infographic spot on with its’ information or do you feel it is misleading? Do you think the problem is the same for both non-profit and for-profit schools? Have you had a personal experience with one of these schools? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

Infographic: An Education in For-Profit Education [via Lifehacker]

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  • Published 04/7/11

Comments (2)

  1. AbbaDabba

    Where’s the infographic showing how much professor’s salaries at any of these has skyrocketed? Where’s the infographic showing money being confiscated at the point of a gun (the IRS does carry folks!) to provide the ‘not for profit’ education? Where is the infographic showing the $32 million salary to Nick $aban and his ilk who siphon funds out of the university to provide the NFL with a free recruiting program?

  2. Michael

    One of the ways they make so much money is to cut prof salaries and hire more adjuncts at very low contract wages.

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