October 20, 2014

For-profits increase market share of online learning

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Parry, M. (2009) For-Profits Gobble Up More of Online Market Amid Recession Chronicle of Higher Education, December 18.

A recent report by Eduventures claims that for-profit universities now constitute 42% of all the post-secondary 2.1-million-student online sector, compared with 9% for the overall post-secondary market (all figures for USA). Furthermore the for-profit ‘bite’ of the online market is increasing each year, which suggests that the public sector is not keeping up with demand.

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