AllOne Health's Talk One-2-One provides telephonic and face to face short term counseling, and integrates a robust, interactive online resources portal with customizable student education campaigns. Talk One-2-One is the most dynamic and comprehensive Student Assistance Program available, providing 24/7 support services to more than 150,000 non-traditional students across the country. This unique blend of services is proven to engage and assist more students and positively affect student retention and success.
Almich & Associates
26463 Rancho Pkwy S
Lake Forest, CA 92630-8326
Mr. Robin D. Almich, CPA, President Phone: (949) 600-7550 Fax: (949) 600-7558 www.almichcpa.com email@example.com
Almich & Associates is a Certified Public Accounting and Business Services firm that specializes in the education, healthcare and not-for-profit industries. We offer valuable professional accounting and business solutions nationally in this highly regulated market. Some of our services include Financial Statement Analysis and Financial Statement Audits; Title IV Planning and Audits; Income Tax Planning and Preparation Services; Acquisition, Divestiture and Change of Ownership Planning and Implementation.
Auxicent prides itself in providing campus wide operational support and Marketing management for the private post-secondary educational sector. Specializing in our holistic approach to growing the campus, improving placement rates and providing compliant placement verification.
Campus Real Estate Solutions is the first real estate firm exclusively committed to serving the property needs of Post-Secondary Education companies. We provide free market reports, including demographic analysis to our customers. Our services include market analysis, real estate representation, facility design, construction and development. We also own and manage properties occupied by schools.
CampusLogic provides interim staffing, project-based consulting, and business process outsourcing solutions across the entire financial aid lifecycle including student contact, document collection, verification services, award packaging, disbursement processing, refund management, and default prevention. CampusLogic has a track record of providing measurable results including faster processing times, higher compliance rates, and greater student satisfaction.
Capital Educational Consultants is a full service consulting business working with schools in the career space. CEC specializes in purchasing private students loans with no re-course, providing schools with online continuing education programs at no cost, and customized student assessment through our DesCart platform. CEC is and will always be a results driven consulting firm. We don't believe we should get paid unless we produce quantifiable results for our clients.
Case Sabatini CPAs
105 Bradford Rd Ste 300
Wexford, PA 15090-6920
Mr. David J. Mesko, CPA, Director of the Career Colleges Group Phone: (412) 304-9045 Fax: (724) 940-9452 www.casesabatini.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Case Sabatini CPAs: Title IV Compliance Audits and consulting, Financial Statement and OMB A-133 Audits, Acquisition Due Diligence for buyers and sellers, 401(k) audits, tax planning and preparation (C Corps, S Corps, LLCs, Partnerships) for clients nationwide. Experienced with auditing large school groups with varying program lengths and disbursement types (clock, credit hour or modular) and small schools new to Title IV arena. Proud members of APSCU and AACS.
1701 Golf Rd Ste 2-150
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-4731
Mr. Balaji Rajan, President/ CEO Phone: (888) 853-8148 x4000 www.ceannate.com email@example.com
Ceannate Corp (www.ceannate.com), a 500+ employee company focused purely on the education sector, serves institutions at all stages of the student loan lifecycle. The Ceannate companies are:
* The i3 Group - provides default aversion services for colleges and universities and over the last three years, has served 1 million+ students. The Company's LoanAxis™ platform is available as a hosted, in-house solution.
* Loanlook - is the nation's first self-service portal for student-borrowers. Loanlook.com aggregates Federal and Private loans as well as Grants. The site is supported by loan counselors, both online and via phone.
* Financial Management Systems - provides receivable management solutions, including rehabilitation and consolidation, for defaulted Federal student loans. FMS is a top-ranked contractor for the U.S. Dept. of Education and leading private entities.
CHAMPION COLLEGE SERVICES, a respected advocate for higher education since 1989, delivers unrivaled results. Our tenured clients' CDR rates dropped 7.1% from FY2008 to FY2009! Our diversified portfolio of results-driven services includes borrower education, financial literacy, debt management and default prevention; customizable surveys for Insight into students, alumni, employers, placement verification, and gainful employment measures; skip tracing; audits; appeals; and consulting. Our unique software-as-a-service, APEXsrm, offers transparency and technology for Independence (you do it all), Alliance (we do it together), and Assurance (we do it all) options to meet your needs and overcome your challenges. Champion, on behalf of school clients, upholds its mission to be a mentor for developing healthy life skills for our student customers that create and maintain self-esteem and self-worth.
Chatdrive is an international company that services business, education and non-profit organizations to streamline the customer experience through internet websites. In addition to superior service, Chatdrive provides analytic support, analysis, and web analysis that compliments the goals of each business we serve.
CliftonLarsonAllen is an accounting and consulting firm serving over 200 higher education clients across the country. The firm provides attestation services, internal audits, accounting outsourcing, tax preparation and tax planning, pension plan compliance and auditing, financial advisory services, and other consulting services. CliftonLarsonAllen has been serving the higher education industry for 35 years and has a dedicated staff of over 60 professionals nationwide serving higher education clients.
We're a team of school professionals with decades of experience. Whether you feel you are missing opportunities or face necessary change, we can help. Management Staffing, Operations Consulting & Transitional Management, Admissions Management & Training, Full-Spectrum Marketing Support, Career Services Enhancement, Teacher Training and New Program Development are some of the many services we provide to colleges throughout North America. For more information, call or email today.
CompliancePoint, a PossibleNOW company, offers a suite of compliance consulting and audit services for private sector colleges and universities. With over 70 private sector college and university clients, CompliancePoint has created numerous custom audit programs including Admissions Call Recording Audits, Admissions Enrollment Verification and Placement Verification. CompliancePoint is the recognized industry leader for direct marketing consulting services. From lead generation to enrollment, CompliancePoint can ensure your marketing programs adhere to all federal and state rules for calling, texting, and emailing.
1299 New Hampshire Ave NW Ste 700
Washington, DC 20036-2305
Mr. Jonathon C. Glass, Partner Phone: (202) 776-2691 Fax: (202) 776-4691 www.cooley.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Dow, Lohnes & Albertson offers comprehensive legal services to all segments of the education industry. Services for career colleges include advice on student financial aid, accreditation, licensure, acquisitions, finance, telecommunications, and information technology.
CSO Research, Inc.
8601 Ranch Road 2222 Bldg 1 Ste 205
Austin, TX 78730-2304
Mr. Matthew Berndt, Director of Communication & Career Services Phone: (866) 705-4201 x128 Fax: (800) 858-1380 www.csoresearch.com email@example.com
CSO Research is a leading provider of cutting-edge career services, internship, and cooperative education automation solutions. We're passionate about providing valuable customer support and are always willing to go the extra mile to meet our clients' needs. We're approachable, honest and easy to work with - simply put, we care.
Curriculum Technology supports learning institutions, publishers and corporations with custom education and training solutions. Our unique rapid development model for books, curriculum, media, courseware and hands-on labs supports our clients' recruitment, retention and placement efforts, and creates a "time to market" competitive advantage. Bringing years of teaching expertise, campus management skills, and corporate leadership experience makes us uniquely qualified in supporting client initiatives.
25 6th Ave N
Saint Cloud, MN 56303-4729
Ms. Anna Haire, Vice President of Marketing Phone: (320) 534-5127 Fax: (320) 534-5020 www.ebureau.com firstname.lastname@example.org
eBureau, the leading provider of lead quality scoring, helps online educators accurately measure the likelihood of a given lead converting into an enrolled student. eBureau's eScores are available as an easy, automated and cost effective outsourced data service, and represent a new best practice in Cost-Per-lead advertising allowing educators to increase enrollments while minimizing cost-per-start.
ED MAP, Inc
296 Harper St Ste 1
Nelsonville, OH 45764-1600
Mr. Andrew J. Herd, Co-Founder and Vice President of Sales Phone: (740) 753-3439 www.edmap.com email@example.com
ED MAP is a Course Materials Management company featuring a robust technology platform, comprehensive support services, expert advisory services and an intense client focus. Our tailored solutions simplify the discovery, adoption, management and delivery of affordable, quality educational content from traditional and nontraditional sources. These solutions help APSCU members manage the adoption and delivery of content to lower costs, increase satisfaction and gain critical insights. Our online storefronts and integrations with LMSs and SISs streamline student access to content, supporting single sign-on and "deep links" to digital materials as appropriate. Course materials options are increasingly plentiful and complex - and expectations to "do more with less" are stronger than ever. Contact us and discover why so many of your peers choose to partner with ED MAP!
703 Hebron Ave Ste 4
Glastonbury, CT 06033-5001
Mr. Vincent Scaramuzzo, President Phone: (860) 781-7641 Fax: (860) 430-9836 www.ed-exec.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Ed-Exec, Inc. is on the of the leading executive search firms serving Education. Our process of search and selection is your portal to Education Executives and the people who run their schools. Ed-Exec's process delivers you the best available candidate in the marketplace, NOT just the best available candidate in someone's resume database. These are top performers in the industry and generally not actively seeking new employment when initially approached.
Education Systems & Solutions LLC
6450 Patrick Dr
Dallas, TX 75214-2444
Dr. Stephen B. Friedheim, Strategic Coach Phone: (214) 587-5403 Fax: (214) 887-4810 www.essonline.biz email@example.com
Education Systems & Solutions provides management strategies relating to administration, admissions, accreditation, curriculum development, marketing, retention, placement, and public relations. The principals have over 60 years of combined experience on the front lines of career college operations, as well as having served in the major national leadership positions. References and proposals provided upon request.
Educational Advisors specializes in regional and national accreditation preparation for post-secondary educational institutions, as well as guidance for creating a compliant culture in today's complex regulatory environment. Our customizable suite of services includes placement verification; policy and procedure development; critical documents review (catalog, enrollment agreement, school performance fact sheet); responses to deficiency letters, deferral notices, and show cause orders; and preparation for announced and unannounced BPPE and accreditor visits.
Educational Compliance Management
190 Margaretta Ave
Massapequa, NY 11758-5574
Mr. Randy Rock, President Phone: (516) 679-1616 Fax: (516) 679-1662 www.ecmfinaid.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Education Compliance Management (ECM), a Federal Third Party Service has provided fast, cost-effective and dependable financial aid processing of Title IV funds for over thirty years to all types of post-secondary institutions. ECM is more than just a Financial Aid Processing company. We also provide timely, unlimited answers to compliance questions and financial aid staff straining with no additional fees. We are your financial aid office.
The firm's main practice areas include advising institutions and accrediting organizations on higher education policy, state and federal regulation and quality assurance and improvement protocols. The firm also works with nonprofit organizations on board governance, risk assessment and management and strategic planning and development.
Let Elsevier help you achieve your desired program outcomes and ensure your graduates are ready to practice! As the world's leading provider of health information, Elsevier combines the expertise of world-renowned content experts with innovative teaching and learning tools to provide curriculum solutions that deliver unparalleled results. Plus, we offer valuable services and consultations to assist you with every aspect of program development and improvement. When you partner with Elsevier, you get the individualized attention and expert guidance you need to increase retention, improve outcomes, and boost job placement rates!
6451 N Federal Hwy Ste 501
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-1488
Ms. Julia Brown, Vice President of Sales & Marketing Phone: (954) 772-5883 Fax: (954) 772-6257 www.fameinc.com email@example.com
FAME has been a trusted partner to higher education for 35 years. At FAME, our focus is on delivering value to our customers by providing effective yet affordable solutions. As one of the only providers in the higher education market that offers both Financial Aid and Student Information systems, we are uniquely capable of delivering a complete solution that will: Increase Enrollment, Ensure Compliance, Reduce Costs and Improve Retention.
400 Quadrangle Dr Ste D
Bolingbrook, IL 60440-3457
Mr. Donald R. Grybas, President Phone: (888) GEMCOR-8 Fax: (888) 9-GEMCOR www.gemcorinc.com Don@gemcorinc.com
GEMCOR, Inc. is one of the largest third party servicers in the country, administering federal aid for over 170 institutions. Our Services Division provides daily, electronic grant and loan processing, cash management, account reconciliation, training, and consulting/regulatory assistance services. Our Software Division offers our TRAX® Student Records Management System, a user friendly, database system managing your students' records from prospect-to-placement. Please visit our web site for more details.
Global Financial Aid Services, Inc.
10467 Corporate Dr
Gulfport, MS 39503-4634
Mrs. Chesa Stanfield, Executive Director of Solutions Phone: (228) 324-6962 Fax: www.globalfas.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Since 1996, Global has become the leading financial aid servicer in the country. Global provides front and back office financial aid administration using the industry's best people, processes, and technology. Our services provide efficiency, standardization, automation, and compliance protection. Customer satisfaction is our number one priority. Global also provides Title IV consulting services, such as assistance for colleges new to Title IV, file review compliance testing and audit/program review reconstructions.
450 E 4th St Ste 100
Kansas City, MO 64106-1171
Ms. Lisa Olmedo, Business Development Director Phone: (877) 464-7244 Fax: (816) 931-0051 www.graggadv.com email@example.com
Gragg has a reputation of generating results-oriented marketing programs for career schools. Gragg specializes in lead and enrollment flow and admission strategies through integrated recruitment campaigns, media analysis, Web development, admission training, and strategic direct-mail programs. Working with clients around the globe, Gragg Advertising focuses on providing a quantifiable return on investment for the marketing dollars of their clients. The agency combines traditional branding strategy with proven direct response marketing tactics in order to create advertising that is both memorable and measurable.
Gray helps its clients develop robust growth strategies that effectively address the challenges they face and enable sustainable, profitable growth. We are experts in using industry regulatory information, government jobs data and proprietary research to size markets, identify business constraints, and discover opportunities for growth. We also offer practical tools to help institutions identify more potential employers and systematically reveal job opportunities.
Heiland Consulting, LLC provides interim staffing solutions, project-based consulting and service/solutions for private sector colleges and universities in the areas of accreditation, regulatory compliance, faculty/staff training and risk audit analysis. Our offerings include solutions for regional, national or programmatic accreditation questions as well as academic quality and student learning outcomes assessment.
I3 Group, LLC (A CEANNATE Company)
1701 Golf Rd Bldg 2
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-4731
Mr. Brent Givens, Senior Vice President Phone: (847) 762-7663 Fax: (847) 413-0838 www.i-3group.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Serving more than 600,000 borrowers across 500 campuses, the i3 Group sets the standard for excellence in student loan default management. Our blue-chip team puts a wealth of college, servicer, guaranty agency, and Department of Education experience at a school's disposal alongside proven solutions that reduce and prevent defaults. As a partner, the i3 Group leverages school data to help forecast delinquencies, determine outreach strategies that best fits a school's unique student demographics, and provides real-time analytics that enhance institutional strategic decision making. Learn more at www.i-3group.com.
eCampusLynx is a software management application designed for any sized career school and college. It is designed to make life easier for administrators who want an easy-to-use, easy to set up, and navigate student record management system. You can easily run organizational and administrative tasks and know that you have a thorough and complete information database so you can sort and find any data you need.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
111 River St Ste 2000, Mail Stop 6010-C
Hoboken, NJ 07030-5790
Ms. Katey Maye, Marketing Manager Phone: (201) 748-6826 Fax: (201) 748-6088 www.wiley.com/go/bsg email@example.com
Wiley Business Solutions Group is a dedicated services and solutions group within Wiley Global Education. We have earned a reputation as an innovative, hardworking, and effective leader in the private postsecondary education school market. We combine market-leading content from Wiley's renowned publishing programs with expert academic and consulting services. Learn more at www.wiley.com/go/bsg.
Knutte & Associates, P.C.
7900 S Cass Ave Ste 210
Darien, IL 60561-5066
Ms. Kathleen M. Hays, Marketing Director Phone: (630) 960-3317 Fax: (630) 960-9960 www.knutte.com firstname.lastname@example.org
K&A has been providing career colleges with guidance and solutions for over twenty years. The range of services to career colleges includes financial audits, SFA compliance audits and attestations, monthly financial statements, business valuations, regulatory ratio monitoring, tax planning and preparation, and profit sharing and retirement plans. K&A is licensed nationwide and is committed to providing and maintaining service excellence for every client.
Lead5 Media is a leading performance marketing company serving the education community. We make it our business to understand and improve the way educational institutions communicate to prospective students. We connect thousands of people every day with education or career solutions with the goal of making their career and financial aspirations a reality.
McClintock & Associates is a certified public accounting firm headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, offering a wide range of financial services for businesses and individuals. As a recognized leader in the career school/post-secondary education marketplace for 35 years, the firm serves the accounting needs of more than 100 career schools nationwide. McClintock & Associates is a strategic industry partner that specializes in financial statement audits, financial aid audits, acquisition due diligence, tax planning and preparation, and compliance consulting.
McGraw-Hill Education offers an unparalleled suite of capabilities including world-class content, market-leading services and cutting-edge technology. Whether you need support with retention strategies or regulatory compliance, curriculum assistance or new program development aligned to accreditation guidelines, or eBooks, adaptive learning assessments and simulations available with single sign-on via your learning management system, McGraw-Hill is here to collaborate. We partner with you to build forward-thinking solutions related to some of the biggest issues facing your institution. As you seek to align cost structures to enrollment levels while enhancing academic quality for your students, or provide workforce-centered education for career readiness, McGraw-Hill has one goal in mind. Yours. It's a new era of learning. Let's create a new era of retention, persistence and student success.
Muno, Summers & Associates is an Employee Assessment Firm focusing on the employees of Career Schools. Through the use of our assessment system, Career Schools have the capability to hire more top talent, retain top performers, coach and develop incumbent employees, and reduce employee turnover. This Assessment Program utilizes world class Assessments that are reliable, valid and compliant. Assessments are On Line and results are immediate. Assessments are available in multiple languages. Reduce your people problems now!
National Loan Exchange, Inc. ("NLEX")
10 Sunset Hills Professional Ctr Fl 1
Edwardsville, IL 62025-3785
Mr. Jefferson Moore, Vice President Phone: (618) 692-9500 www.nlex.com email@example.com
National Loan Exchange Inc. ("NLEX") is the largest volume broker of charged off receivables in the United States. For over 20 years, NLEX has closed more than 5,000 sales representing over $100 billion in transactions. Utilizing its expertise in institutional financial sales, NLEX offers postsecondary schools the ability to leverage portfolio sales and optimize its performance of receivables.
Web media company specializing in online generation of high quality student enrollment leads for post-secondary institutions throughout America. A boutique marketing company that owns and operates a flagship site "pursueschool.com." We believe in high quality customer service and high quality compliance.
Placement Verifiers, an industry leader in specialized placement verification, provides our clients peace of mind when filing accreditation reports by certifying graduates placed in their field of study, gainfully employed and truly benefiting from their education. Our associates verify placement data including; job title, date of hire, rate of pay and current employment status. Clients receive an unbiased, comprehensive and detailed report to ensure compliance with regulatory and accrediting bodies.
PlattForm Advertising is an enrollment solutions provider to the postsecondary education industry. Boasting an internal staff of more than 400 industry experts, the Kansas City-based agency provides a number of enrollment services including interactive lead generation; online marketing; search engine marketing; media placement; creative services, print and video production; direct marketing; and print media services. PlattForm is a division of Ad Venture Interactive.
Quad Partners is a private investment firm based in New York that provides growth capital to school owners and acquires career colleges. Quad Partners has over twelve years of experience in the postsecondary industry and currently has investments in 75 career colleges in the U.S.
Ritzert & Leyton has over 20 year's experience representing and counseling institutions of higher education in the highly specialized and regulated areas of federal student financial assistance, accreditation and licensure before federal and state agencies, national and regional accrediting agencies and in federal and state court and with respect to mergers and acquisitions and related corporate and tax matters involving private career schools.
We are now Schulz School Advisors. (Formerly known as Schools for Sale International, Inc. and affiliated with Susan F. Schulz & Associates, Inc.)
Serving the needs of Private Sector Career School and College owners throughout the U.S. and World-wide, Schulz School Advisors is a licensed, professional M&A (mergers and acquisitions) advisory and consulting company. We specialize in the purchase and sale of postsecondary career schools and colleges. We offer associated services to enhance value including regulatory compliance consulting, growth management, campus and program development, and executive recruiting. We engage with companies that provide products and services to this industry.
Shefrin and Associates, LLC
22601 N 19th Ave Ste 229
Phoenix, AZ 85027-1362
Mr. Jeff S. Olson, Managing Partner Phone: (623) 582-9891 Fax: (623) 582-1355 www.shefrin.net firstname.lastname@example.org
Shefrin and Associates (S&A) is the industry leader in Transaction Management and Executive Recruitment. S&A works directly with Owners and Private Equity groups in the sale and acquisition of Private Career Colleges. Our Recruiting Division specializes in placing Corporate Management, Campus leaders, C-level Executives. Leveraging decades of experience, and an extensive contacts network enables our clients to better navigate current industry challenges and obtain their best possible outcomes.
Site Selection Group LLC is a full-service, location advisory firm dedicated to assisting career colleges with campus location and program optimization strategies. SSG evaluates critical factors to identify markets for new campus expansion and program diversification at planned or existing campuses. SSG analyzes critical business drivers such as candidate student populations, competitive landscape, and labor market demands to help career colleges maximize enrollments and increase job placement rates. Once the market strategy is developed, SSG provides turnkey real estate and economic incentive services to optimize your location decisions.
The Sparrow Group brings vision, strategy, and operations together to assist our clients with building excellence in retention, student engagement, employment and online learning. Our business clients trust us to help them create new products to serve APSCU member schools; and our school clients know we will improve day-to-day outcomes and help them drive their campus growth programs. Call us today to learn more about our innovative Ready4Work, FUEL, and Passport programs.
Spectra Advisors is focused exclusively on the education market and specifically on the postsecondary school industry. Established with the intent to provide professional, results-oriented M & A expertise, Spectra specializes in both leading transactions for school owners and shareholders. During their respective careers, the principals of Spectra Advisors have assisted over thirty-five school owners and their respective shareholders with various finance-related transactions.
SAA provides 3rd party federal student aid servicing and consulting services for schools participating in the Title IV programs. Our specialty is small vocational/technical and private career schools. Owner has over 25 years' experience in administering federal student aid in schools and also guaranty agency experience with responsibility for monitoring compliance of schools and lenders in the FFELP program.
Student Resource Services® (SRS) assists higher education institutions as an effective partner in their retention strategies as part of its WellConnect™ student services program. In collaboration with the school/university, our counselors use multiple communication channels to connect with students, help them remove obstacles, and motivate them to complete their program. In doing so we help your school to increase retention, reduce risk, and meet both accreditation and regulatory requirements.
A full service nationwide WBENC Certified credit and collection agent specializing in all aspects of accounts receivables management. Our programs include: early out, training, skip-trace, traditional third party collections, seminars, etc. It is our goal to provide superior performance while maintaining the highest quality client care.
Timothy Schutz Consulting
2632 Parkview Lane
Menomonie, WI 54751-5698
Mr. Timothy T. Schutz Phone: (715) 309-2440 email@example.com
Underground Elephant delivers a comprehensive, performance-based solution for customer acquisition for colleges and universities. Utilizing our robust technology platform, NeoKeo 2.0TM, we drive future students to targeted ad campaigns based on your school's unique programs and parameters. Our proprietary data-warehouse-driven analytics in conjunction with inquiry validation and scoring optimize inquiry quality to surpass enrollment goals and performance benchmarks, allowing for long-lasting partnerships and scalable marketing campaigns.
Weworski & Associates
4660 La Jolla Village Dr Ste 825
San Diego, CA 92122-4613
Mr. Joseph M. Weworski, CPA, Managing Partner Phone: (858) 546-1505 Fax: (858) 546-1405 www.weworski.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Weworski & Associates is a Certified Public Accounting firm that was formed specifically to service the proprietary school industry. Our firm has built a solid reputation for providing quality and timely services to our clients. We provide a wide array of services, including financial statement audits, student financial aid audits, income tax planning and preparation, acquisition due diligence, and other management advisory services to over 200 proprietary schools.
World Web Partners delivers current solutions for all your digital media needs. In addition to our long-standing online search portals that help match the right students to the right colleges, WWP can also manage your pay-per-click advertising, optimize your school's website, and even assist you with content creation to help you stay competitive in today's ever-changing marketplace. WWP also offers Social Media management.
XL Marketing is a digital marketing company that leverages proprietary data to help brands acquire, engage and retain their best customers. Utilizing all digital channels - Email, Social, Search, Display and Mobile, XL Marketing is at the forefront of synthesizing Big Data into Big Results for our clients. XL Marketing is a recognized leader in the US, and UK markets for our ability to generate new customers at scale and within client's ROI targets.
PSCUs open doors to many of the 13 million unemployed and 90 million undereducated Americans by providing a skills-based education. To remain competitive over the next decade, we must identify between 8 and 23 million new workers with postsecondary skills. PSCUs are a necessary part of that solution, having produced over 800,000 degrees last year alone.