DeVry Expands Health Care Reach with U.S. Education Acquisition

September 2008
Educational Marketer;9/29/2008, Vol. 39 Issue 19, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports that post-secondary operator DeVry Inc. has completed its 290 million dollars acquisition of U.S. Education Corp. It reveals that US Education operates 17 campuses for 8,700 students in the western U.S. through Apollo College and Western Career College. It adds that the acquisition will expand DeVry's focus on the health care field through certificate and associate degree programs.


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