diploma mill


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diploma mill

n. Informal
An unaccredited institution of higher education that grants degrees without ensuring that students are properly qualified.

diplo′ma mill`


n.
an unaccredited institution of higher learning that grants degrees without requiring proper qualifications.
[1925–30]
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Erfe claims affiliation with the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute (Acfei) in the United States which is allegedly a diploma mill.
KARACHI -- The Supreme Court began on Wednesday a suo motu hearing into the slow progress in the case against the alleged diploma mill, Axact.
Umair Hamid, a vice president of Axact, was last year sentenced to 21 months in prison in the US for his role in the international diploma mill scheme.
This is despite the fact that there was credible evidence against him, and that the Vice-President of Axact, Umair Hamid, had already been sentenced to 21 months in prison in the United States for his role in the international diploma mill scheme.
Vitriolo, who called for Licuanan's removal as CHED chair, was dismissed by the Office of the Ombudsman for hisalleged failure to investigate an alleged diploma mill case at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila.
Islamabad -- Umair Hamid, a vice president of Axact, has been sentenced to 21 months in prison in the United States for his role in an international diploma mill scheme operated through the company.
Summary: Umair Hamid was first exposed by XPRESS for running a massive diploma mill scheme through Pakistan-based Axact
My program quickly dissuaded any fears I had about my online instruction amounting to a diploma mill.
When they tried to contact the college or find information, it appeared that it does not have a physical address and the Star reported that the college had also been accused of being a diploma mill, where people can buy degrees.
Summary: Legislation required against diploma mill degree holders.
Treating the university like a diploma mill, evaluations are based on increasing the number of enrolled students per unit of government cost.

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