For-Profit Virginia College Closing 2 Louisiana Campuses

Virginia College is closing both of its Louisiana locations next year, part of a plan by the parent company of the for-profit college to shut down 26 campuses across the nation.

Along with the previously reported Cortana Mall location, which is set to shut down on July 1,  the Shreveport-Bossier City campus will close a month earlier on June 1, said Meg Sunstrom, a spokeswoman for the Louisiana Board of Regents.

There were 268 students enrolled at the Cortana campus and 232 in the Shreveport school, she said. Because both campuses won’t close for a few months, that will provide a chance for most of the students enrolled to complete their degree or certificate programs.

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