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Vista College School Closure

Author: Nicole Lopez
Published: October 9, 2021 11:30PM MDT
Updated: October 9, 2021 11:30PM MDT

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Vista College, a trade school with campuses located in El Paso and Las Cruces, announced its permanent closure on Friday.

Vista College sent out an email to its students and staff on Friday announcing the closure of its campuses.

“Vista College has made the difficult decision to cease all operations effective with the close of Business on October 8th 2021. Although we are in compliance with both accreditation and state/federal regulations we are unable to continue to financial circumstances,” Vista College officials said in a statement.

Students took to social media announcing that the college notified them it was closing.

“We apologize for the sudden notice but due to unforeseen events we could not continue with the new term on Oct 11th nor continue the current nursing term,” Vista College officials said in a statement.

The college said that officials are working to identify potential transfer colleges and schools for students to complete their degrees.  Students are advised to monitor the Vista College website as officials will be posting updates and more important information.