Select Education Group Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Select Education Group (including Institute of Technology, National Holistic Institute, Bauman College, Fremont University, and Arch USA) (collectively, “SEG”) regarding its recent data breach. The SEG data breach involved personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


SEG is a private post-secondary education group based in California. Founded in 2014, SEG provides a select catalog of diverse programs that allow graduates to prepare for their career and improve their career advancement potential.2 The programs offered by SEG include vocational and practical nursing, physical therapy assistant, medical assistant, medical billing and coding, massage therapy, sports and rehabilitation therapy, business administration, healthcare administration, criminal justice, ABA paralegal studies, culinary arts and baking, welding, HVAC, industrial maintenance, barbering, and cosmetology.2 Headquartered in Clovis, California, SEG owns and operates five colleges in California and Oregon.


Recently, SEG discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, SEG determined that an unauthorized party may have accessed this sensitive information on or around November 5, 2023. On March 20, 2024, SEG began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Billing and payment records
  • Academic records

If you received a breach notification letter from Select Education Group:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the SEG data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Select Education Group:
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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