However enrollments for many of these institutions

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Unformatted text preview: stitutions were flat or lower in 2011, and given changing regulatory and accreditation environments, growth will be modest at best for the next several years. Additionally, the private K-12 sector saw reduced enrollments in the fall of 2007 and 2009, with the pattern repeating in 2011. This leads to a modest growth forecast for 2012 in the private educational services subsector of an additional 1,500 jobs to end 2012 at 34,800. The state’s private postsecondary institutions account for approximately one-third of all postsecondary enrollments, and the largest employers in the private education services subsector come from this group. Among the largest private nonprofit schools are the University of Denver, Regis College, and Colorado College. The University of Phoenix remains the largest for-profit institution. The for-profit sector has been the fastest-growing group in the education sector. Contributions to Colorado’s employment growth have come from many schools, including Arizona-based University of Phoenix, which has locations in Colorado; Jones International University, a 100% online university founded and based in Colorado; and the recent newcomer to Colorado, Bridgepoint Education’s Ashford University. The employment growth in the priv...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.

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