Colleges That Have Closed In 2022
Schools can close for a variety of reasons, from financial failure to lack of enrollment. Some colleges and universities are closing their doors permanently; others are merging with other institutions. In this article, we’ll look at some of the most notable closures in 2022 and why they happened.
Universidad de Arequipa
Universidad de Arequipa is a private university based in Peru. It was founded in 1971, and it has 6 campuses across the country and 10,000 students enrolled. The university’s motto is “Amor et Sapientia” (Love and Wisdom), which can be seen on their website’s header.
The mission of Universidad de Arequipa is to promote culture, science, technology and innovation by providing high-quality human resources who contribute to improving quality of life through education at all levels: from early childhood education to graduate studies; research activities; community services that serve the needs of society at large; providing training programs for workers in different areas such as manufacturing industries or health sectors; promoting research activities; contributing economically through innovation processes based on scientific knowledge acquired through its own efforts as well as through cooperation agreements with other entities such as governmental agencies or international organizations interested in carrying out projects related to sustainable development issues affecting both communities within Peru’s borders but also those located abroad.”
American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Hollywood Campus
American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Hollywood Campus
The campus of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts was located in Hollywood, California. It opened in 1976 and closed in 2022. The reason for its closure was due to a lack of funding from donors and student tuition. After it closed, the campus was taken over by the Los Angeles City College system and reopened as the school’s new acting program.
American Immigration University
American Immigration University is a private, for-profit university in San Diego, California. The school was founded in 1998 and was accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. It was owned by the Higher Education Solutions Corporation until it sold AUU to a group of investors in 2017.
In 2019, Appleby College announced plans to acquire American Immigration University as part of its plan to expand into foreign markets. Appleby will pay $1 million upfront plus an additional $10 million over five years contingent upon enrollment goals being met by 2023.
Antelope Valley College (Palmdale campus)
Antelope Valley College is closing because of financial problems.
Antelope Valley College is a community college in Palmdale, California.
Antelope Valley College was founded in 1958 and has a student population of over 15,000 people.
Argosy University, Northern Virginia Campus
Argosy University, Northern Virginia Campus was a for-profit private Christian university.
Located in Alexandria, Virginia, the university had an enrollment of around 900 students. In 2021, Argosy had an annual net revenue of $63 million (USD), but by 2022 it had shrunk to only $12 million (USD).
In June 2022, Argosy announced that they were closing their entire network of campuses and firing over 1,800 employees due to financial struggles. The following month this campus closed its doors for good as well as another location in Orlando that same year
Augustine University of Tanzania
Augustine University of Tanzania is a private, Christian, liberal arts university in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It was founded in 1993 by the Tanzanian Episcopal Church.
The university has three campuses:
- The Main Campus (located on Sokoine Road) hosts all faculty departments as well as administration offices. This campus also includes two libraries–the main library (which houses over 50,000 books) and a branch library at the science center where students can access over 65 journals and magazines electronically through Safari Books Online.
- The College of Technology offers courses for those interested in pursuing careers in technology-based fields such as computer science and information technology. Students study key concepts such as programming languages and web design while learning how to solve real world problems using current industry best practices.
- The School of Business is housed at its own campus located near downtown Dar es Salaam; courses offered here include accounting & finance; marketing management; human resource management; international business administration; hospitality management with specializations like food & beverage service operations & hotel management accounting; tourism product development which prepares students for careers within the travel industry (hotels/resorts/tourism boards).
Azusa Pacific University, Inland Empire Regional Campus (San Bernardino)
Azusa Pacific University is a Christian university in Azusa, California. It has four campuses: the main campus in Azusa; an undergraduate campus in San Diego; and two graduate campuses—one at Irvine and one at Pasadena.
Azusa Pacific University, Inland Empire Regional Campus (San Bernardino) was founded as an extension campus of APU’s main campus located in California. However, it closed its doors after operating for only 20 years due to financial difficulties and lack of students who wanted to attend this branch school.
Bethel University (Redding, California campus)
Bethel University is a private, Christian university in Redding, California. It was founded in 1919 as a normal school (teacher training) and was named after the biblical city of Bethel. Today it has campuses in Redding and San Diego with a total of 3,000 students.
Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis
Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis was founded in 1979 and closed in 2022. It was a postgraduate school located in Boston, Massachusetts, that offered a PhD in psychoanalysis through the American Psychological Association. The school had a large number of students and was accredited by the American Psychological Association.
Broward College (Monroe Center, Key West campus)
Broward College, Monroe Center, Key West campus
The Monroe Center was a branch campus of the Broward College system. It was located in Key West, Florida and had a student population of about 300 students. The college closed on June 30th 2022 due to financial difficulties and declining enrollment numbers. The last graduation ceremony took place on May 21st 2022, with approximately 50 graduates in attendance.
Colleges can close for different reasons.
There can be many reasons for a college to close, including:
- Financial reasons (the school had trouble paying its bills)
- Low enrollment (the college wasn’t attracting new students)
- Financial mismanagement (the administration was not managing the school’s money well)
- Lack of accreditation or state licensing
Colleges can close for different reasons. Sometimes, the closure is due to financial issues or other problems with the school. In other cases, it’s because there are simply not enough students to keep the college open.