Thursday, June 22, 2017

Hickey College in St. Louis Plans to Close

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that "Hickey College in St. Louis stops accepting new student applications."  Reporter Kristen Taketa indicates that the institution will close in roughly eighteen months permitting current students to complete their programs.  Taketa also indicates that Hickey was founded in 1933 by Dr. Margaret Hickey.  The institution is currently owned by Bradford Schools, Inc. of Pittsburgh, PA. 

If you are interested in recent trends for closures, access College Closures since 2009 in the index at the right of any College History Garden page.  There are separate tabs for non-profit and for-profit closures.  Each tab includes basic information for each institution, i.e., Carnegie Classification, sector, accrediting agency, and the IPEDS unitid.