Close Calls

Discussion in 'General Distance Learning Discussions' started by sanantone, Apr 16, 2019.

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  1. sanantone

    sanantone Well-Known Member

    The thread on DEAC schools got me thinking about schools I almost attended but no longer exist. I considered University of the Rockies' psychology program with a concentration in criminal justice many years ago. The school was merged with Ashford. While University of the Rockies students can still get a degree from Ashford, Bridgepoint is not in good financial condition.

    I also almost applied to Marylhurst University, and they shut down last year. I transferred out of Colorado Technical University almost a decade ago. They're still around, but I don't know how much they've been hurt by the settlements over deceptive admissions practices. Its parent company shut down and sold off most of its schools. Have any of you had any close calls?
     
  2. sanantone

    sanantone Well-Known Member

  3. bceagles

    bceagles Member

    All better that Concordia College and University. They managed to get quite a few people, and are somehow still a thing.
     
  4. sanantone

    sanantone Well-Known Member

    There are so many Concordia Universities, I wouldn't know which one you're talking about. :emoji_laughing:

    I so wanted to take science courses at Mountain State University, but they closed before I got the chance.

    I had applied to Patten University, but they closed. I know JFK University bought their platform. I think they might have taken on their students. If so, then they ended up better off.
     
  5. Kizmet

    Kizmet Moderator Staff Member

    sanantone - please do me a favor. stay away from umass its one of my favorite schools and id like it to stick around:rolleyes:
     
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  6. sanantone

    sanantone Well-Known Member

    I would hope that UMass is more stable than Patten University was. :emoji_smile:
     
  7. chrisjm18

    chrisjm18 Well-Known Member

    I applied to Argosy's Ed.D. in Org. Leadership in 2016 and was admitted but I never registered. I also considered U of Rockies PsyD in CJ but it was mad expensive so I never applied.
     
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  8. sanantone

    sanantone Well-Known Member

    You dodged a bullet.
     
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