Why Ashford U. Closed Its Iowa Campus

Chronicle photograph by Eric Kelderman

The library at Ashford U. The institution is closing the doors of its physical campus in Iowa but will maintain its online presence.
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The Sisters of St. Francis, in Clinton, Iowa, managed to keep Mount St. Clare College open for 87 years, until flagging enrollment forced the nuns to sell it, in 2005.

Bridgepoint Education announced on Thursday that the campus would close in the...

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