Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Closed Settlement Statement:
According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.Case Summary:
This settlement resolves a class action against Adtalem Global Education Group, Inc. and DeVry University, Inc. alleging that the companies made false statements about the outcomes of education at DeVry, in order to get students to enroll and pay more than they would have otherwise. According to the complaint, the companies fraudulently advertised (1) that 90% of their graduates were employed in their fields of study within six months of graduation, and (2) that, on average, DeVry graduates earned 15% more a year after graduation than those who graduated from other institutions.Docket Number:
Company: DeVry University, Inc.
Filing Deadline: September 7, 2020
Class Period: January 1, 2008 to December 15, 2016
Objection Deadline: August 24, 2020
Exclusion Deadline: August 24, 2020
Final Approval Hearing: October 7, 2020Proof of Purchase:
No proof of payment is necessary, although the claim form requires you to supply details of your attendance.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are a person in the US who bought or paid for any part of a DeVry or Keller educational program, between January 1, 2008 and December 15, 2016, and you had seen the placement or higher income claims and enrolled on the basis of those claims.Typical Settlement Amount:
(1) Pro-rata share of the net settlement fund, based on the number of credits you paid for. Class members who graduated but did not get a job in their field of study within six months will be eligible for an additional payment of $500 (if they got an associate’s degree), $1,000 (if they got a bachelor’s degree), or $500 if they obtained a master’s degree. (2) If you are a class member who graduated but did not get a job in their field of study within six months, you may also receive career counseling from DeVry for three years after the approval of the settlement. (3) If you are a class member, DeVry will request that negative credit events, reported between January 1, 2008 and December 15, 2016 about DeVry-issued loans or other money owed DeVry, be deleted.
Total Settlement Amount: $44,950,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Law Office Of Robert L. Teel
Case Name: McCormick, et al. v. Adtalem Global Education, Inc., et al.
Settlement Website: DeVry University Graduate Placement and Income Statements Settlement Website
Heffler Claims Group
DeVry University Settlement
c/o Heffler Claims Group
P.O. Box 7237
Philadelphia, PA 19101-7237