As you probably know by now, the for-profit Briarcliffe College has announced it is no longer accepting new students, and is closing doors in 2018. This practice has left thousands of students, just like you, scrambling and unsure about their student loans.
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Briarcliffe was founded in 1966, as a one-year business school in Hicksville, New York.
The New York State Education Department authorized Briarclffe to offer the two-year associate degree in occupational studies.
Briarcliffe become regionally accredited and the school and faculty earned the right to be called Briarcliffe "College". One year later, the college became a 4-year college able to grant baccalaureate degrees. It was purchased by and is a subsidiary of Career Education Corporation.
Career Education Corp., one of the largest U.S. for-profit college corporations agreed to pay more than $10 million to settle the state of New York’s claim that the company systematically deceived students by advertising bogus job placement rates at its career-oriented schools.
Briarcliffe College announced that it was no longer accepting new students and would be closed on December 31, 2018.