Virginia College (Birmingham-Online, Huntsville, Mobile, and Montgomery):
Virginia College announced on December 5, 2018, that all campuses nationwide will discontinue operations at the end of December 2018. There are four locations in Alabama; Birmingham- Online, Huntsville, Mobile, and Montgomery. The Private School Licensure Division of the Alabama Community College System is working with Virginia College to monitor teach-out plans, transfer credit capabilities, and loan forgiveness. Information and updates received will be posted on this webpage as it becomes available, please continue to check this webpage for updates regarding the closure.
Please visit the Education Corporation of America (ECA) student information page at ecacolleges.com for a list of school transfer partners and opportunities available to students, the page will be updated as more opportunities become available.
For questions regarding ECA/Virginia College accreditation, please visit acics.org. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) has created an information page for students, this page will be continuously updated as additional information is received. Students may also email firstname.lastname@example.org
Virginia College Transcripts:
The PSL Division has received student transcripts from all Virginia College locations in Alabama. To request a transcript for Virginia College, please download and complete the Request for Transcript Form (PDF)*
There is a non-refundable fee of $10.00 per transcript search. This is payment for the search of transcript records and offers no guarantee that a transcript can be located.
The fee must be in the form of a Cashier’s Check or a Money Order made payable to the Alabama Community College System.
Please mail the completed transcript request form and payment to:
Private School Licensure Division
Alabama Community College System
P.O. Box 302130
Montgomery, Alabama 36130
The Private School Licensure Division, Alabama Community College System does not act in the capacity of registrar, the Division provides copies of transcripts we have received from Virginia College. The Division does not provide official transcripts.
Federal Student Loans:
For questions regarding student loans, please contact your loan servicer or the USDE Federal Student Aid Office. Additional information regarding the Virginia College and student loans can be found by accessing the links below.
U.S. Department of Education Student Fact Sheet: www.StudentAid.gov/eca
U.S Department of Education Student Information Spreadsheet: www.StudentAid.gov/eca-closures (This spreadsheet will continue to be updated as additional locations close)