National for-profit college chain abruptly closes, stunning thousands of students - USA TODAYDozens of for-profit college campuses across the country abruptly closed this week after their parent company lost its accreditation and funding. The schools are owned by Birmingham, Alabama-based Education Corp. of America (ECA), which runs more than ...-- https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/education/2018/12/05/virginia-college-brightwood-college-and-others-abruptly-shut-down/2221650002/

For-profit Virginia College campus in Chesterfield closes operations after parent company calls it quits - Richmond.com

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Major for-profit college chain collapses, leaving students scrambling - MarketWatch

Education Corporation of America was facing financial challenges.

MarketWatch

For-profit college chain closes schools, including local Brightwood College - Indianapolis Business Journal For-profit college chain closes schools, including local Brightwood College

One of the nation's largest for-profit college chains announced Wednesday that it was abruptly closing schools in dozens of locations nationwide—including Brightwood College in Indianapolis—after its accrediting agency suspended approval. Birmingham, Alabama-based Education Corp. of America said it was closing schools operating as Virginia College, Brightwood College, Brightwood Career Institute, Ecotech Institute and Golf Academy of America in more than 70 locations in 21 states. The company said in October that it had more than 20,000 students, although more recent documents indicate the number may . . .

Indianapolis Business Journal

Las Vegas nursing college closes, shutting out students, staff - Las Vegas Review-Journal Las Vegas nursing college closes, shutting out students, staff

Brightwood College, a for-profit chain with more than 750 campuses nationwide, told students that it will close for good on Friday. About 670 students were enrolled in nursing and other medical programs at its Las Vegas campus.

Las Vegas Review-Journal

For-profit college chain is suddenly closing campuses in Salida and elsewhere - Modesto Bee For-profit college chain is suddenly closing campuses in Salida and elsewhere | The Modesto Bee For-profit college chain is suddenly closing campuses in Salida and elsewhere

Brightwood College in Salida, CA, and numerous other locations will close because of its parent company’s impending loss of accreditation, the company announced Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018.

Modesto Bee

National for-profit college chain abruptly closes, stunning thousands of students - ABC10.com KXTV

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Brightwood College Permanently Closes Three Local Campuses One Day Into Semester - NBC 7 San Diego Brightwood College Permanently Closes Three Local Campuses One Day Into Semester Local College Shuts Down One Day Into Semester

A college with three campuses in San Diego shut down nationwide just one day into a new semester.

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Students Out Thousands Of Dollars And Certification With Brightwood College Shutdown - CBS Sacramento Students Out Thousands Of Dollars And Certification With Brightwood College Shutdown

Students at Brightwood College, a for-profit school, were shocked to learn this morning that their school is shutting down for good just two months before graduation.

CBS Sacramento

Students' future uncertain after Virginia College shuts down - KXAN.com Students' future uncertain after Virginia College shuts down

Many students just one step away from completing their programs are now suddenly stopped in their tracks, and they don't know what's happening to all the time and money they've put into...

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