June 16, 2013
Nonprofit Colleges Compete on For-Profits' Turf
Ken Frick for The Chronicle
On top of all the forces now weighing against the for-profit-college industry—continued government scrutiny, falling enrollments—there's one that hasn't grabbed any headlines but has the potential to upend some of the most visible players in the sector: robust and inventive competition.
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