Colleges Scramble to Avoid Violating Federal-Aid Limit

For-profits' tactics to comply with 90/10 rule raise questions

Scott Dorn

Corinthian Colleges Inc., which operates the Everest College system, among others, raised tuition as part of a lobbying campaign by for-profit colleges to remain eligible for billions of dollars in federal student aid.
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Corinthian Colleges Inc.'s decision this winter to raise tuition at dozens of its Everest, Heald, and WyoTech campuses by an average of 12 percent, knowing that most of its students would have to go even further into debt, had nothing to do with...

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