The next iteration of community college?

From Inside Higher Ed: is the brainchild of Tade Oyerinde … Campus’s goal is building a national online community college that uses the CUNY ASAP model of high-touch student support and full-time instruction, taught by adjunct professors from prestigious universities, to achieve a completion rate of at least 50 percent. Oyerinde has bought an existing for-profit college as the foundation for Campus and raised $29 million so far. Enrollment now stands at about 800 students, and its first cohort is due to graduate early next year, with a completion rate he expects to be in the low 40s. … And the focus is on affordability. In Campus’s case, tuition, fees and books are meant to be covered by a full Pell Grant, which totals roughly $7,000.”

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