Education Corporation of America was facing financial challenges.
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 . . .
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.
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.
A college with three campuses in San Diego shut down nationwide just one day into a new semester.
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.
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...