Feb 12 For-profit college Capella Education Co's
new student sign-ups rose for the second straight
quarter and the company said it expects them to grow further in
the current quarter.
Capella's new enrollments, which had grown for the first
time in nearly two years in the third quarter, rose 0.6 percent
in the fourth quarter.
Capella said it expects new enrollments to grow by about 5
percent in the first quarter ending March.
For-profit education providers such as Apollo Group Inc
, DeVry Inc and ITT Educational Services Inc
have ramped up their spend on marketing to woo more
students to sign up.