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What’s So Profitable About For-Profits?



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If for-profit colleges are attuned to the market and provide a better model of competitiveness, why are their tuition and fees as high as the not-for-profits? Their for-profit status evidently yields no benefit to the consumer. They rely on the no-risk availability of federal money and send what profits they make to their investors. Why should these investors profit from taxpayer money?  



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