Students at troubled VA school welcomed at another unaccredited college

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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

In the wake of the University of Northern Virginia’s closing last week, the Annadale school’s Facebook page was virtually devoid of interaction, save for the simple question every student was now asking.

“Is UNVA closing? what is going to happen to us?”

Students finally got the answer they were hoping for when page administrator and UNVA student Saim Turan announced that American College of Commerce and Technology would accept all UNVA students.

The catch? That school is also unaccredited.

ACCT has a certificate to operate from the State Council for Higher Education for Virginia, the same certificate that UNVA operated on without accreditation for six years. ACCT is now in the process of becoming accredited with the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, the same agency that accredited UNVA for four years.

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