News & Media small banner

APSCU's Gunderson Asks Secretary King for Delay to Gainful Employment Regulation

Washington, DC - April 14, 2016 - APSCU president and CEO Steve Gunderson sent a letter to Secretary John King asking for a one year delay in the imposition of any penalties related to the gainful employment regulation. 

In the letter Gunderson writes that the purpose of the request "is to enable institutions to transition their programs in response to the Department's planned debt-to-earnings ratios scheduled for release this year. The basis for this request is three recent studies making clear that rece

APSCU Blasts Letter from Attorneys General on Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Washington, DC - April 11, 2016 - A group of attorneys general chose to act this week against the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, a move that can only be seen as acting in their own political self-interest, instead of the interests of new traditional students seeking higher education access and opportunity. These same attorneys general remained silent when: 


Archived APSCU News






PSCUs open doors to many of the 9 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.