Private For-Profit Institutions in Higher Education
November 20, 2013
The private for-profit sector of higher education has seen unprecedented growth over the past decade, and its market share is at an all-time high. Given its growing importance, it is essential to understand the evolving role of this group of institutions in the higher education landscape. How has enrollment in for-profits grown and did this change during the Great Recession? What are their tuition levels? To what extent do their students rely on Pell grants and student loans? A series of interactive visuals casts light on these questions.