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Meritus University closes shop

Students to finish degrees elsewhere


 

Meritus University, an online university based out of New Brunswick, will be closing its doors. The school, which specialized in MBA and information technology programs, is no longer admitting new students, nor will current students be offered courses to complete their degrees. “Sadly, despite our best efforts, we have concluded that there is a high risk that enrolment will continue to be insufficient to sustain the required quality academic and student service infrastructure we and our students demand,” read a statement on the university’s website. Meritus says students will be able to continue their programs through the University of Phoenix, or at another institution. Meritus, like Phoenix, is owned by Appollo Group, a for profit  education company based out of the United States. The university first launched in 2008.


 
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