APSCU Responds to U.S. Department of Education Decision to Not Appeal Gainful Employment Litigation

Washington, D.C., May 22, 2013—APSCU President and CEO Steve Gunderson released the following statement:

“We are very pleased to see that the Education Department has chosen to not continue gainful employment litigation. With Congress expected to undertake Higher Education Reauthorization in the coming months, we hope Congress will help all institutions of higher education, and the department, determine where and how we create appropriate protocols to determine outcomes for all students at all institutions. We are committed to working closely with the department to educate students and prepare them for in-demand jobs.”



APSCU Statement on the Conclusion of Negotiated Rulemaking

U.S. Department of Education Regulation Denies Access to Millions of New Traditional Students Following the release of the final gainful employment regula…

Anti-Student Gainful Employment Regulation To Displace 7.5 Million Students At the conclusion of the U.S. Department of Education’s publ…


800k graduates

PSCUs open doors to many of the 9.1 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.