Which Colleges Do Students Say Defraud Them Most Often? For-Profit Colleges

Nearly all allegations of fraud submitted to the U.S. Department of Education by students concern for-profit colleges, according to a new report from the Century Foundation.

Data for the report, obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request by the left-leaning think tank, show that 98.6 percent of 98,868 borrower defense-to-repayment claims were from students who said they had been defrauded by for-profit colleges. Most of the claims were made against the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges; however, even when Corinthian was removed from the analysis, for-profit institutions accounted for 94 percent of the claims.

Read more at The Chronicle of Higher Education: http://www.chronicle.com/article/Which-Colleges-Do-Students-Say/241730