Ashford University no longer qualifies to receive G-I Bill benefits for its students. Illinois US Senator Dick Durbin says an agency in California has denied the company’s application to remain eligible for funding. The for-profit school is based in California.
When Ashford closed its main campus in Clinton, Iowa, a state agency withdrew approval of veterans benefits. Ashford challenged that decision in federal court, but lost. So the university applied to the California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education.