Doctor Dreams

By Janet Lorin - 2013-09-10T04:15:08Z

Photograph by Nicholas Calcott/Bloomberg Markets

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Taxpayers on the Hook

Students at both of DeVry's Caribbean medical schools are eligible for loans issued by the U.S. Education Department. The loans, which totaled about $310 million in the year ended June 2012, leave the U.S. taxpayer -- not DeVry -- on the hook if students should fail to get jobs as physicians and be unable to repay them.