Career Education Corporation is a for-profit postsecondary higher education provider with campus-based and online programs, headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois. The company's schools offer associate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and certificate programs in career-focused disciplines.
The organization will close most of its 50 campuses in the United States as the corporation downsizes to two primarily online brands: American InterContinental University and Colorado Technical University.
In 2016, Career Education Corporation had about 43,000 students. However, approximately 9,400 students came from schools that are shutting down. According to a 2014 US Senate Health, Education, Education, and Pensions report, 48% of Career Education's programs would have failed or been at risk of failing the US Department of Education's new "gainful employment" standards.
|Number of locations||United States; fewer than 10 campuses, including online|
|Key people||Todd Nelson, president and chief executive officer|
|Industry||Higher education and training services|
|Headquarters||Schaumburg, Illinois, United States|
|Traded as||NASDAQ: CECO S&P 600 Component|
NPS is a customer loyalty metric that measures customers’ willingness to not only return for another purchase or service but also make a recommendation to their family, friends or colleagues.
It is a powerful and effective technique, which can greatly increase a company's revenue if used properly.
The main advantages of NPS are close correlation with a company's growth and easy collection, interpretation and communication of the data.
Net Promoter Score is a number from -100 from 100.
Scores higher than 0 are typically considered to be good and scores above 50 are considered to be excellent.
The industry average for Consumer Services / Other Consumer Services is 0.
The final Net Promoter Score of a company strongly depends on a context in which the satisfaction is measured.
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We have estimated the Net Promoter Score of Career Education Corporation based on the publicly available information
including the sentiment of the company-related tweets, 3rd party reviews, and Alexa ratings.