|Institution||Location||Operating Years||Phone||Records Location||History
|ACT College ||Alexandria, Virginia||1992-2012||804-371-2286||SCHEV, 101 N. 14th Street, James Monroe Building, Richmond, VA 23219||The institution closed because the U.S. Department of Education rejected its application for continued participation in the federal financial assistance program.
|ACT College ||Arlington, Virginia||1992-2012||804-371-2286||SCHEV, 101 N. 14th Street, James Monroe Building, Richmond, VA 23219||The institution closed because the U.S. Department of Education rejected its application for continued participation in the federal financial assistance program.
|ACT College ||Manassas, Virginia||1992-2012||804-371-2286||SCHEV, 101 N. 14th Street, James Monroe Building, Richmond, VA 23219||The institution closed because the U.S. Department of Education rejected its application for continued participation in the federal financial assistance program.
|Banner College ||2300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA ||1998-2008 ||(602) 328-2800 ||TCI Education, Inc.
2250 West Peoria Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85029||The college closed on August 23, 2008 due to financial concerns. All student records were transferred to school's corporate office.
|Benjamin Franklin University ||Annandale, VA||1995-1999|| ||Dr. Frank Park
44326-B Evergreen Lane
P. O. Box 667
Annandale, VA ||The Council revoked the authorization of the institution to use the name "Benjamin Franklin University"because of the university's inability to raise sufficients funds during the past few years to publicize and enroll students.
|Bishop Payne Divinity School ||Petersburg, VA||1878-1949||(703) 370-6600||Registrar
Protestant Episcopal Theological Seminary
Alexandria, VA 22304||This seminary was established in 1878 to prepare black men for the ministry of the Episcopal Church. It closed in 1949 through merger with the Protestant Episcopal Theological Seminary in Alexandria.
|Blackstone College ||Blackstone, VA||? - 1950||(804) 292-3474 ||Mr. A. Harris Daniel,
VA United Methodist Assembly Center
Blackstone, VA 23824||The College first closed for a five-year period during World War II. It closed again in 1950. The first transcript is free, with a $1.00 fee for each additional transcript.
|Bryant and Stratton College ||Hampton, VA||1989-1999||(804) 745-2444 ||Mr. Jeff Tredo,
Interim Campus Director
Bryant and Stratton College
8141 Hull Street Road
Richmond, VA 23235-6411||The college closed the Hampton site on August 31, 1999 and all students at that site were transferred to the Virginia Beach campus.
|Capital College ||Quantico Marine Corps Air Station Branch
3088 Roan Road,
Command Ed. Facility
Quantico, VA 22134||? - 2004||(301) 369-2800 x3026||Ken Crockett at Laure, MD Campus email:email@example.com||Capitol College officially closed their office at Quantico Marine Corps Air Station on May 21, 2004.
|Case Western Reserve University ||920 South Jefferson Street Roanoke, VA 24016||2005-2011||216-368-2545||Case Western University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland OH 44106||This college closed on July 19, 2011 due to an insufficient number of students.
|Chesapeake College ||Great Bridge, VA||1966 - 1972||(757) 822-2150 ||Central Records Office
Tidewater Community College
7000 College Drive
Portsmouth, VA 23703||This private, coeducational junior college was founded in 1966 on an 18-acre campus near Great Bridge. On September 7, 1972, the Council granted provisional approval to grant associate degrees for a two-year period. Early in 1973, the college became a part of the Virginia Community College System. A $1.00 fee is charged for each transcript.
|Commonwealth College ||Norfolk Campus||? - 1995|| ||Bryant and Stratton College
Virginia Beach Campus
4160 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23452 ||Branch closed March 23, 1995. All faculty and student records moved to Virginia Beach. Commonwealth College is now Bryant & Stratton College.
|Computer Learning Center ||6295 Edsall Road, #210
Alexandria, VA 22312
10021 Balls Ford Road
Manassas, VA 20109||? - 2001||(703) 330-5300||ECPI College of Technology
10021 Balls Ford Road
Manassas, VA 20109 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
$5.00 transcript fee required ||Computer Learning Centers, Inc. officially closed on January 22, 2001 and filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy on 1/25/01. The institution closed as a result of an investigation by the U.S. Department of Education. Students, who were enrolled at the time of school closure, were given an opportunity to transfer to other institutions in the area or participate in a teach-out organized by Stratford College and TESST Electronics Institute.
|Dominion College ||Roanoke, VA
Staunton, VA||? - 2002||(301) 776-3600 or (800) 987-7734||Registrar
18618 Crestwood Drive
Hagerstown, Maryland 21742||The institution and its branches voluntarily closed. Dominion College-Roanoke closed effective September 3, 2002. The Harrisonburg campus closed in 2000 and the Staunton campus closed in 1997
|Eastern College ||Manassass, VA||1917 - 1924|| ||Unknown||This private college is known only by its membership in the Association of American Colleges between 1917 and 1924.
|Elizabeth College ||Salem, VA||1896 - 1922||(540) 375-2210 ||Roanoke College
Salem, VA 24153-3794||This Lutheran college for women was established in 1896 and destroyed by fire in 1921. The college then used space at Roanoke College and Salem High School to complete the 1921-1922 academic year, after which it closed. Roanoke College acquired the student records and hosted annual alumnae reunions through June 1990.
|Everest College-Arlington Campus ||Arlington, VA||? - 4/7/13||800-874-0255||Corinthian Colleges, Inc.
6 Hutton Centre Drive, Suite 400
Santa Ana, CA 92707||Only the Arlington campus is closing. All student records are available at the corporate location.
|Father Judge Mission Seminary ||Monroe, VA||1960 - 1970||(301)434-5400 ||Holy Trinity Seminary
4001 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20903||This two-year Roman Catholic men's college was founded in 1932 at Holy Trinity, Ala., and functioned as the lower divison of a four-year liberal arts institution whose upper division is located at Silver Spring, Maryland. As a seminary of the Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity, it moved to Monroe, Virginia, in September 1960. It was approved by the State Board of Education in May 1967 to offer the Associate of Arts degree, and closed on June 1, 1970.
|Founders College ||South Boston, VA||2007 - 2008||(434)736-2012||Southside Virginia Community College
Admissions Support||The Board of Directors voluntarily withdrew its Certificate to Operate, effective November 18, 2008. Student records are maintained by Southside Virginia Community College.
|Frederick College ||Portsmouth, VA||? - 1968||(804) 484-2121 x389 ||Registrar
Tidewater Community College
Portsmouth, VA 23703||This private four-year liberal arts college closed in July 1968 and was donated to the Virginia Community College System. A $1.00 fee is charged for each transcript.
|Heritage Institute ||Hopewell, VA||1959 - 1964||(804) 748-8466 ||Mr. Homer Eliades Eliades and Robertson
Attorneys At Law
408 N. 6th Avenue
Hopewell, VA 23860||This two-year institution was chartered June 25, 1959, first enrolled students September 1959, and closed in 1964. It never received approval from the State Board of Education but conferred at least two degrees.
|Johnson & Wales University ||Norfolk, VA||1981 - 2006||(401) 598-1754 ||Johnson & Wales University
8 Abbott Park Place
Providence, Rhode Island||Johnson and Wales closed on June 9, 2006 due to dwindling enrollment or the inability to "develop a satisfactory plan for continued presence." The Charleston, South Carolina and Norfolk, Virginia campuses were consolidated into its Charlotte, North Carolina campus.
|Kaplan College - Chesapeake, VA Branch ||Chesapeake, VA||? - 1/10/13||704-567-3700 or 704-567-3777||Transcripts are stored at Kaplan College 6070 East Independence Blvd, Charlotte NC 28212||Lack of demand for programs
|Katherine Gibbs School ||McLean, VA||1985 - 1988||(212) 867-9300 ||Katharine Gibbs School
Attn: Mary McManus
200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166||This two-year proprietary institution was authorized to enroll students Nov. 6, 1985. It received provisional approval to confer degrees May 7, 1986, and full approval to offer the AAS in Secretarial Science degree and certificates in Business August 6, 1986. The school, which was accredited by AICS, closed on October 20, 1988. The parent corporation operates a branch in Washington, DC.
|Life Bible College East ||900 Life Drive
Christiansburg, Virginia 24073||1988 - 2004||(909) 599-5433 ||Bruce Primrose, Registrar
Life Pacific College
1100 Covina Blvd.
San Dimas, CA 91773||LIFE Bible College East began in 1923 with the founding of the first LIFE Bible College in Los Angeles. In 1988 the college moved to Christiansburg, Virginia; the name was changed to LIFE Bible College East. On April 30, 2004, LIFE Bible College East relocated to a larger campus in San Dimas, California.
|Luther Rice College ||Alexandria, VA||1966 - 1977||804-371-2286 or 804-225-2600||SCHEV, 101 N. 14th Street, James Monroe Building, Richmond, VA. 23219||This two-year, coeducational liberal arts college was charted in Virginia November 6, 1966, enrolled students in September 1967, and closed September 30, 1977. It was located first at 5912 Francoania Road, Alexandria, VA 22310, and then at 3600 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22305.
|Marion College ||Marion, VA||1873 - 1967||(540) 375-2210 ||Roanoke College
Salem, VA 24153-3794||This two-year, coeducational junior college was founded in 1873 and closed in September 1967.
|Monroe College ||Middletown, VA||1972 - ?|| ||Unknown||Before moving to Middletown, this business college was located at 209 Fairmont Ave. in Winchester, Virginia. The President was Mr. Howard G. Wilbur, Jr.
|National-Louis University ||601 King Street, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA, 22314||? – 2009|| ||Office of Admissions and Record, National-Louis University, Wheeling, IL, fax request to 847-947-5718; or order online at http://my.nl.edu||The school was experiencing a decline in its Virginia enrollment and elected to concentrate on more profitable branches. National-Louis University ceased all administrative activities in Virginia as of September 30, 2009.
|Potomac Community College ||Paris, VA 22130||1971 - 1974|| ||Unknown||This institution, a successor to the College of the Potomac (see above), was chartered in Virginia July 1, 1971, enrolled a few students beginning October 1972, and closed June 1974. The founding President died May 21, 1975.
|Professional Dental Assisting Institute ||5261 Challedon Drive
Virginia Beach, VA||2003 - 2008||(757)-498-4691||Professional Dental Assistants of Tidewater
2100 Lynnhaven Parkway, #100
Virginia Beach, VA 23456||School closed June 30, 2008 due to reduction in student enrollment.
|Regis University ||Vienna, Virginia||2006-2012||303-964-5775||Regis University, 3333 Regis Boulevard, K-24, Denver, CO 80221-1099 Attn: Dean's Office, College for Professional Studies||Due to slower than anticipated recruiting as well as changes in the federal environment, the campus suspended operations in Virginia.
|Shenandoah Bible College ||1488 Peters Creek Road
Roanoke, VA 24017||? - 1979||(804) 547-9595 ||Rev. Bryant M. Nelson
Colonial Baptist Bible College
P. O. Box 6003
Chesapeake, VA 23320||The institution's name was changed to Colonial Baptist Bible College on October 3, 1979. The institution moved to Chesapeake in 1981.
|Skyline College ||Innsbrook Campus ||1986 - 2010||757-671-7171||Bernadette Bellas, ECPI College of Technology, 5555 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23462 53590||School under same ownership in close proximity offering similar programs.
|Skyline College ||Moorefield Campus ||1986 - 2010||757-671-7171||Bernadette Bellas, ECPI College of Technology, 5555 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23462 53590||School under same ownership in close proximity offering similar programs.
|Smithdeal - Massey Business College ||300 W.Grace Street Richmond, VA 23220||? - 1982||(804) 225-2600 ||State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
101 N. 14th Street
Richmond, VA 23219||This business college closed suddenly in 1982.
|Southern Seminary and Junior College ||One College Hill Drive
Buena Vista, VA 24416||1867 - || ||Southern Virginia College
One College Hill Drive
Buena Vista, VA 24416 ||This school was founded as Bowling Green Female Seminary, changing its name to Southern Seminary in 1920. The school was brought under new ownership in 1996, and is now known as Southern Virginia College.
|Steed Business College ||Martinsville, VA||195? - 1965||(615) 282-3431 ||Office of the Dean
P. O. Box 3098
Johnson City, TN 37601||This institution, formerly the Perry Business College, operated in Martinsville during thee 1950's and 1960's. It closed following a fire.
|Stratford College ||Danville, VA||1852 - 1974||(804) 846-7392 ||Registrar's Office
Randolph-Macon Woman's College
Lynchburg, VA 24503||This private women's college was founded in 1852 as a two-year college. It was approved as a four-year college in 1969 and closed June 28, 1974.
|Suffolk University ||Arlington, Virginia||2010-2011||617-573-8000||8 Ashburton Place, Boston, MA 02108||School closed VA branch due to reduction in federal education funding mechanisms for principal student body; i.e. active duty military personnel.
|Sullins College ||Bristol, VA|| ||(615) 968-1187 ||Mrs. JoAnne F. Barbour
Dir. Alumni Relations
Bristol, TN 37620||This private coeducational two-year college was founded in 1870 and closed in Summer 1976.
|TESST College ||Alexandria, VA||2004 - 2008||1-800-988-2650||Karen Tarleton
(410) 951-6675 (phone)
(410) 951-6689 (fax)Baltimore Campus 1520 South Caton Avenue Baltimore, MD 21227||Closed due to reduction in enrollment.
|The College of the Potomac ||Arlington, VA||1968 - 1971|| ||Unknown
Last known address:
3601 N. Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201 ||This private four-year college was chartered February 7, 1968, enrolled students in September 1969, and closed in 1972. In 1968 its address was 2321 Military Rd., Arlington; in 1969, 1403 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean. In 1971 the institution also maintained an address at 2534 K St., N.W., Washington, DC 20037. In Summer 1971, the former president of the college founded Potomac Community College.
|The Institute for Global Business Studies ||Great Falls, VA||2007 - 2008||(703) 419-0165 ||Tarun K. Sen
804 Polo Place
Great Falls, VA 22066||
|University of Northern Virginia ||Annandale, VA||1998-2013||TBA||TBA||The Council revoked the school’s certification to operate as it was unable to obtain accreditation in accordance with 8 VAC 40-31-180 (B)(2)(c).
|Virginia College ||Lynchburg, VA||? - 1980||(804) 845-3990 ||Virginia Seminary and College
2058 Garfield Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24501||This institution, sometimes part of Virginia Seminary and College, closed in 1980. Some students transferred to Friendship College, Rock Hill, SC 29730, but that institution was closed by Federal postal authorities in 1981 and the location of its records is not known. The seminary portion of the institution continued operating as Virginia Seminary and College and maintains the records that are extant. Another institution of the same name began in Roanoke in 1983.
|Virginia Computer College ||Reston, VA||1968 - 1981||(703) 971-0500 ||Computer Learing Center
6295 Edsall Road
Alexandria, VA 22312||This private business school incorporated on August 12, 1968, and began operations at 124 West Piccadilly, Winchester. Prior to September 1969, it moved to Falls Church, and in 1972/73 it was operating in Reston. It closed prior to March, 1981.
|Virginia School of Law ||Richmond, VA||194? - 195?|| ||Unknown||This institution operated during the 1940's and 1950's in the Morrissey Building near the John Marshall Hotel. It did not award degrees, but its graduates were permitted to sit for the Virginia Bar Exam.
|Virginia Southern College ||Roanoke, VA||? - 1969||(703)986-1800 ||Registrar
National College of Business and Technology
P. O. Box 6400
Roanoke, VA 24017||This private business college was purchased in August 1969 by National College of Business and Technology. Another institution, begun in 1983, used the same name from May to September 1983 before changing its name to Virginia College.
|Washington University ||School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Annandale, VA|| ||(804) 225-2600||State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
101 North 14th Street
Richmond, VA 23219 ||The Council revoked the school’s certification to operate as it was unable to obtain accreditation in accordance with 8 VAC 40-31-180 (B)(2)(c). The school formerly operated under the name Koryo School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.