In 2016 and 2017, Veterans Education Success contracted with Yale Law School’s Veterans Legal Clinic to analyze complaints about Colorado Technical University (CTU) brought to Veterans Education Success by student veterans and military students.
What follows is a public version of a document detailing the types of harm alleged by service members, veterans, and their dependents.
CTU is a very large for-profit university with large online enrollment and high GI Bill enrollment. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has received a significant number of student complaints (from veterans, servicemembers, and veterans’ dependents using the GI Bill) about CTU. Several hundred veterans, servicemembers, and veterans’ dependents using the GI Bill at CTU also shared their experience with, and sought free legal assistance from, Veterans Education Success (VES). These students allege, in short, that CTU misled veterans and servicemembers about the school’s accreditation, the quality of education it provides, and post-graduation job opportunities; pressured students into taking loans and takes out loans for veterans without their consent; changed its program requirements for students already enrolled; and imposed hidden fees on students.University #1 Final Public UPDATED w_ CTU (3)