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ACICS Responds to Senate HELP Report

SUMMARY: The HELP Committee has identified various deficiencies perceived to be endemic to the career college sector, including high drop-out rates, low per-student expenditures on instruction, high tuition rates, and high expenditures on marketing and admissions. Much of the criticism takes issue with the quality of education provided by the institutions, and the strength of quality assurance provided through accreditation. As one of the largest national accreditors of career colleges and schools, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) offers an evidence-based analysis of the primary accreditation issues cited within the HELP Committee report. Read More...