Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Kaiser Permanente and Bridgepoint come together with incentives for Kaiser employees to transfer


Ashford University is proud of our alliance with Kaiser Permanente San Diego!
All Kaiser Permanente San Diego employees who successfully apply to and attend Ashford University will receive:

5% tuition grant
Technology Services Fee waiver
Free required course materials for all mandatory courses

For more information or to receive these benefits, click here or call 800.408.7113 to speak to a dedicated Admissions Counselor at Ashford University. For detailed instructions on how to submit the required documents to ensure you receive your alliance benefits, please visit our eligibility page.

Ashford University
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Not to be confused with the unaccredited entity with the same name doing business from the United Kingdom.

Ashford University is a private, for-profit university located in Clinton, Iowa. It is the largest educational holding of Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI).[3] Although the university is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools,[4] it has begun the process of seeking regional accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

The university offers Associate's, Bachelor's, and Master's degrees in more than 50 degree programs on campus and online. The majority of the student population is enrolled in online courses but[3] the campus has experienced growth in recent years.

As for-profit colleges have come under increasing scrutiny, a U.S. Senate report in 2011 revealed that Ashford has one of the highest withdrawal rates of any publicly traded school in the industry.[7] Ashford has also been faulted for its recruiting and finance practices in a U.S. Department of Education audit. Bridgepoint Education responded in March 2011 with a report asserting that the information used in the Senate hearing was either inaccurate or incomplete...

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