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Association to Focus on Postsecondary Career Education

Washington, D.C., July 14, 2015—The Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities announced today plans to focus its collective work on postsecondary education with career skills, in response to the essential need to empower 55 million new workers with the skills by 2020.
The Association’s Board of Directors, in a meeting this week, directed the creation of a new organizational mission that emphasizes postsecondary career education.


APSCU To Appeal Gainful Employment Regulation Litigation

Washington, D.C., July 2, 2015—Today, the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) filed a notice of its intent to appeal the District Court ruling in APSCU v. Duncan.  APSCU President and CEO Steve Gunderson released the following statement:


  • Statement on APSCU v. Duncan (06/23/2015)

    Following today’s ruling in APSCU v. Duncan, APSCU’s General Counsel Sally Stroup released the following statement.

  • APSCU Files Suit Against Anti-Student Gainful Employment Regulation (11/06/2014)

    Today, in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU), representing over 1,400 institutions educating millions of students, filed suit challenging the U.S. Department of Education’s new gainful employment regulation.


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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.