Community colleges in the US provide an enticing offering for international students: affordable and accessible, their 2+2 transfer pathway can lead to a degree from a top university for a heftily reduced price. So why aren’t international students flocking to them? Beckie Smith investigates.
At the 35th annual Association of International Education Administrators conference in Washington DC this week, concerns were high as stakeholders reevaluated student mobility and international partnerships.
Apollo Education Group, which owns the University of Phoenix and BPP Law School, has been taken off the public market in a $1.14bn acquisition by a group of investors, who have pledged to raise estimations of the US's for-profit education sector.