Outcomes and Accountability for Short Term Programs

"We find that, as of 2019, there are about 103 programs under 600 clockhours for which students can take out federal student loans, down from 730 such programs in 2010. Seventy percent of the programs participating are offered by for-profit institutions and nearly half are cosmetology programs. Despite reporting high completion and job-placement rates, we find that post-college earnings for students graduating from these programs are quite low—averaging about $24,000 per year, or $12 per hour for a full-time worker." Read more here. Share in the comment what students are experiencing in Maine.

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