Reference: List of Merged, Closed & Accredited USA Colleges and Universities

The following is a state-by-state reference guide of USA colleges that have merged or closed their doors for good. Some of them may have reopened under different ownership. You can skip to a certain state by clicking a link in the list below.

Alabama

  • Concordia College Alabama‎
  • Clayton College of Natural Health
  • Concordia College Alabama
  • Culinard
  • Daniel Payne College
  • Lincoln Normal School
  • Marion Female Seminary
  • Mars Hill College (Alabama)
  • Massey Business College
  • Southern Benedictine College

Alaska

  • Sheldon Jackson College

Arizona

  • Arizona International College

Arkansas

  • Arkansas Holiness College
  • Cane Hill College
  • Commonwealth College (Arkansas)
  • Little Rock College
  • Pea Ridge Masonic College

California

  • Ambassador College
  • American Sports University
  • Antioch University (San Francisco)
  • Armstrong College (California)
  • Arrillaga Musical College
  • Bethany University
  • Brooks College
  • California Concordia College
  • Chouinard Art Institute
  • Columbia Pacific University
  • Columbia State University
  • D–Q University
  • Eldorado College
  • Immaculate Heart College
  • International College, Los Angeles
  • Jepson Art Institute
  • Kensington University
  • Lone Mountain College
  • Los Angeles Pacific College
  • Midpeninsula Free University
  • Mt Sierra College
  • Nairobi College
  • New College of California
  • New College of California School of Law
  • Orange County Business College
  • Rudolph Schaeffer School of Design
  • University of Sacramento
  • San Diego College for Women
  • San Luis Rey College
  • Santa Monica College of Design, Art and Architecture
  • Sequoia University
  • Stickney Memorial Art School
  • University of Beverly Hills
  • University of Northern California, Lorenzo Patiño School of Law
  • Upland College
  • Warren National University
  • Watterson College
  • William Lyon University
  • World College West

Colorado

  • Colorado Heights University
  • Colorado University Schools
  • Colorado Women’s College
  • Ecotech Institute
  • Matthews Hall (Colorado)
  • Rampart College

Connecticut

  • Annhurst College
  • Bible Normal College
  • Annhurst College
  • Bible Normal College
  • Diocesan Sisters College
  • Gutchess College (Connecticut)
  • Hartford College for Women
  • Hartford College of Law
  • Hartford Female Seminary
  • Litchfield Female Academy
  • Litchfield Law School
  • Mount Sacred Heart College

Delaware

  • St. Mary’s College (Delaware)
  • Wesleyan Female College (Wilmington)

Florida

  • American InterContinental University South Florida Campus
  • The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
  • Booker T. Washington Junior College
  • Carver Junior College
  • Collier-Blocker Junior College
  • Coral Ridge Baptist University
  • Gibbs Junior College
  • Hampton Junior College
  • Jackson Junior College
  • Johnson Junior College
  • Lincoln Junior College
  • Roosevelt Junior College
  • Rosenwald Junior College
  • Ruskin Colleges
  • Saint Joseph College of Florida
  • South Florida Military College
  • Suwannee River Junior College
  • Volusia County Junior College

Georgia

  • Appalachian Technical College
  • Georgia Southern University–Armstrong Campus
  • Atlanta College of Art
  • Augusta State University
  • Baptist University of America
  • Cox College
  • Darton State College
  • Gainesville State College
  • Lanier University
  • Macon State College
  • Martin Institute
  • Middle Georgia College
  • Middle Georgia Technical College
  • North Metro Technical College
  • Southern Catholic College
  • Southern Polytechnic State University
  • Swainsboro Technical College
  • Tift College

Hawaii

  • Hawaii Loa College
  • Kensington University
  • Pacific Western University (Hawaii)
  • TransPacific Hawaii College

Idaho

  • Albion State Normal School
  • Magic Valley Christian College

Illinois

  • Abingdon College
  • American Conservatory of Music
  • Argosy University
  • Barat College
  • Brown’s Business College
  • Bush Conservatory of Music
  • Central YMCA College
  • Old University of Chicago
  • The Chicago Conservatory College
  • Chicago Technical College
  • Dixon College
  • Evanston College for Ladies
  • George Williams College (Chicago)
  • Harrington College of Design
  • Harvey Medical College
  • Hedding College
  • Illinois Institute of Art – Chicago
  • Illinois Institute of Art – Schaumburg
  • Illinois State University (Springfield, Illinois)
  • Illinois Technical College
  • International Academy of Design & Technology – Schaumburg
  • Jubilee College, Illinois
  • Judson College (Mount Palatine, Illinois)
  • La Salle Extension University
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Chicago
  • Lexington College
  • List of La Salle Extension University people
  • Lombard College
  • Midstate College
  • Morthland College
  • Mount Morris College
  • Mundelein College
  • Nauvoo University
  • Northwestern University Dental School
  • Ruskin Colleges
  • St. Viator College
  • Shimer College
  • Shurtleff College
  • Solex College
  • State Community College of East Saint Louis
  • University of Chicago Graduate Library School
  • University of Nauvoo
  • Vatterott College
  • Westfield College (Illinois)
  • Westwood College
  • William & Vashti College

Indiana

  • Canterbury College (Indiana)
  • Coates College for Women
  • Concordia Senior College
  • Eleutherian College
  • Elkhart University
  • Hartsville College
  • Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne
  • Long College for Women
  • Marion Normal College
  • Northwood University-West Baden
  • Saint Joseph’s College (Indiana)
  • Union Christian College, Merom
  • Valparaiso Technical Institute
  • West Baden College
  • Winona College

Iowa

  • AIB College of Business
  • Algona College
  • Charles City College
  • Highland Park College
  • Humboldt College
  • Leander Clark College
  • Lenox College
  • Marycrest College Historic District
  • Midwestern College
  • Oskaloosa College
  • Ottumwa Heights College
  • Sioux Empire College
  • Tabor College (Iowa)
  • Vennard College
  • Western College (Iowa)

Kansas

  • Bethel Bible College
  • Blue Mont Central College
  • Bresee Theological College
  • Campbell College (Kansas)
  • College of the Sisters of Bethany
  • Highland University
  • Great Western Business and Normal College
  • Concordia Normal School
  • College of Emporia
  • Garfield University
  • Kansas Christian College (Lincoln)
  • Kansas City University
  • Kansas Technical Institute
  • Lane University
  • Leavenworth Normal School
  • Marymount College (Kansas)
  • Miltonvale Wesleyan College
  • St. John’s College (Kansas)
  • Salina Normal University
  • Soule College
  • St. Mary’s College
  • Utopia College
  • Western University (Kansas)

Kentucky

  • Alben W. Barkley School of Law
  • Augusta College (Kentucky)
  • Bethel College (Kentucky)
  • Campbell–Hagerman College
  • Clinton College (Kentucky)
  • Cumberland College (Princeton, Kentucky)
  • Decker College
  • Hamilton College (Kentucky)
  • Lees College
  • Louisville College of Pharmacy
  • Masonic University
  • St. Mary’s College (Kentucky)
  • Sue Bennett College
  • Ursuline College (Kentucky)
  • Western Military Institute

Louisiana

  • Centenary College of Louisiana at Jackson
  • Dodd College
  • Leland College
  • New Orleans University
  • H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College
  • St. Charles College (Louisiana)
  • St. Mary’s Dominican College
  • Straight University

Maine

  • Bliss College
  • Cobb Divinity School
  • Eastern State Normal School
  • Nasson College
  • Ricker College
  • Westbrook College

Maryland

  • Asbury College (Maryland)
  • Baltimore College
  • Baltimore Hebrew University
  • Calvert College
  • Cokesbury College
  • Eastern Christian College
  • Kee Mar College
  • Mount Hope College (Maryland)
  • Mount Saint Agnes College
  • National Labor College
  • National Park Seminary
  • New Windsor College
  • Newton University
  • St. Charles College (Maryland)
  • Saint Joseph College and Mother Seton Shrine
  • Sojourner–Douglass College
  • Washington University (medical school)
  • Woodstock College

Massachusetts

  • Andover Theological Seminary
  • Aquinas College (Massachusetts)
  • ArsDigita University
  • Atlantic Union College
  • Berkshire Medical College
  • Bible Normal College
  • Boston Business School
  • Boston State College
  • Bradford College (United States)
  • Bradford Durfee College of Technology
  • Bussey Institution
  • Cape Cod Hospital School of Nursing
  • Cardinal Cushing College
  • Cowles Art School
  • Crane Theological School
  • Garland Junior College
  • Grahm Junior College
  • Hyannis State Teachers College
  • Ipswich Female Seminary
  • Lowell State College
  • Lowell Technological Institute
  • Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing
  • Middlesex University (Massachusetts)
  • Mount Ida College
  • New Bedford Institute of Technology
  • New England Female Medical College
  • New England Institute of Art
  • Newbury College (United States)
  • Newton College of the Sacred Heart
  • Newton Theological Institution
  • Northampton Law School
  • Oread Institute
  • Radcliffe College
  • School for Christian Workers
  • Southern New England School of Law
  • Staley School of the Spoken Word
  • Swain School of Design
  • Vesper George School of Art
  • Wang Institute of Graduate Studies
  • Wheelock College
  • Worcester Junior College

Michigan

  • American Medical Missionary College
  • Detroit College of Business
  • Detroit College of Medicine and Surgery
  • Detroit Institute of Technology
  • Detroit Medical College
  • Duns Scotus College
  • Grand Traverse College
  • Highland Park Community College
  • John Wesley College (Michigan)
  • Jordan College (Michigan)
  • Lewis College of Business
  • Mackinac College
  • Talk:Mackinac College
  • Mackinac College (Humbard)
  • Maryglade College
  • Michigan College of Medicine
  • Nazareth College (Michigan)
  • Saint Mary’s College (Michigan)
  • Shaw College at Detroit
  • William Tyndale College

Minnesota

  • Crossroads College
  • Golden Valley Lutheran College
  • Lea College
  • NEI College of Technology
  • Pillsbury Baptist Bible College
  • College of Saint Teresa
  • Southern Minnesota Normal College
  • University of Minnesota Waseca

Mississippi

  • All Saints’ College (Vicksburg)
  • Chickasaw Female College
  • Corona Female College
  • Elizabeth Female Academy
  • Eureka Masonic College
  • Grenada College
  • Hillman College
  • Holly Springs Female Institute
  • Iuka Normal Institute
  • Jefferson College (Mississippi)
  • Madison College (Mississippi)
  • Magnolia Bible College
  • Mary Holmes College
  • Meridian Female College
  • Mississippi Industrial College
  • Mount Hermon Female Seminary
  • Natchez Junior College
  • Port Gibson Female College
  • Sharon Female College
  • Wesley College (Mississippi)
  • Whitworth Female College

Missouri

  • Arcadia College
  • Breech Academy
  • Central Bible College
  • Central Female College
  • Central Wesleyan College
  • Clarksburg College
  • George R. Smith College
  • Hardin College and Conservatory of Music
  • Howard–Payne Junior College
  • Kemper Military School
  • Lewis College
  • Lincoln University School of Law
  • Marillac College
  • Marion College (Missouri)
  • Masonic College
  • Will Mayfield College
  • Missouri Wesleyan College
  • Pritchett College
  • Ruskin Colleges
  • St. Charles College (Missouri)
  • St. Joseph Female College
  • Scarritt College
  • Seminex
  • Synodical College
  • Tarkio College
  • Weaubleau Christian College
  • Wentworth Military Academy and College
  • Woman’s Medical College of St. Louis

Montana

  • Big Sky Bible College
  • College of Montana

Nebraska

  • Cotner College
  • Dana College
  • Grace University
  • Hiram Scott College
  • John F. Kennedy College
  • John J. Pershing College
  • Lincoln Business College
  • Naomi Institute
  • Presbyterian Theological Seminary (Omaha, Nebraska)

Nevada

  • Nevada School of Law at Old College

New Hampshire

  • American College of History & Legal Studies
  • Chester College of New England
  • Daniel Webster College
  • Dartmouth University
  • Franconia College
  • Lebanon College
  • McIntosh College
  • Mount Saint Mary College (New Hampshire)
  • Mount Washington College
  • New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts
  • Notre Dame College (New Hampshire)
  • St. Anthony College (Hudson, New Hampshire)

New Jersey

  • Alma White College
  • Don Bosco College
  • Englewood Cliffs College
  • Evelyn College for Women
  • Northeastern Bible College
  • Princeton Law School
  • Shelton College
  • Touro University College of Medicine
  • University of Newark
  • Upsala College

New Mexico

  • University of Albuquerque
  • College of Artesia
  • Santa Fe University of Art and Design

New York

  • American Institute of Applied Music
  • Art Institute of Buffalo
  • Barleywood Female University
  • Bennett College (New York)
  • Briarcliff College
  • Brookwood Labor College
  • Cazenovia Seminary
  • Deveaux School Historic District
  • Dowling College
  • Dramatic Workshop
  • Eastman Business College
  • Eisenhower College
  • Fairfield Academy
  • Finch College
  • Genesee College
  • Genesee Wesleyan Seminary
  • Geneva Medical College
  • Globe Institute of Technology
  • Grand Central School of Art
  • Ingham University
  • Institute of Design and Construction
  • College of Insurance
  • Jewish Institute of Religion
  • Kirkland College
  • Ladycliff College
  • Maria Regina College
  • National Shakespeare Conservatory
  • College of New Rochelle
  • New York State College of Forestry at Cornell
  • New-York Central College, McGrawville
  • Notre Dame College (Staten Island)
  • Oneida Institute
  • Pentecostal Collegiate Institute (New York)
  • St. Anthony-on-Hudson Seminary
  • St. Pius X Preparatory Seminary
  • Sheepshead Bay Maritime Service Training Station
  • State and National Law School
  • Traphagen School of Fashion
  • Troy University (New York)
  • Utica School of Commerce

North Carolina

  • Asheville Female College
  • Biscayne Southern College
  • Black Mountain College
  • Concordia College (North Carolina)
  • Durham College (North Carolina)
  • Elizabeth College (Virginia)
  • John Wesley University
  • Kittrell College
  • Linwood Female College
  • Malcolm X Liberation University
  • North Carolina Military Institute
  • North Carolina Polytechnic Academy
  • Sacred Heart College (North Carolina)
  • Saint Mary’s School (Raleigh, North Carolina)
  • Southwood College
  • Yadkin College

North Dakota

  • Cardinal Muench Seminary
  • Dakota Business College
  • Fargo College
  • North Dakota State Normal and Industrial School
  • Red River Valley University

Ohio

  • Cincinnati Christian University
  • Cleveland University
  • Edgecliff College
  • Franklin College (New Athens, Ohio)
  • Geauga Seminary
  • Granville Female College
  • Lane Theological Seminary
  • Mary Manse College
  • National Normal University
  • Ohio Central College
  • Ohio College of Dental Surgery
  • Ohio Military Institute
  • Ohio Wesleyan Female College
  • Ohio Women’s Methodist Seminary
  • Oxford Female Institute
  • St. John’s College, Cleveland
  • Scio College
  • St. Charles Seminary
  • St. John’s College (Toledo, Ohio)
  • Steubenville Female Seminary
  • Toledo Medical College
  • Wadsworth Institute
  • Western College for Women

Oklahoma

  • Kingfisher College
  • O. W. Coburn School of Law
  • Phillips University
  • St. Gregory’s University

Oregon

  • Baker College (Oregon)
  • Cascade College
  • Colegio Cesar Chavez
  • Columbia College (Oregon)
  • Marylhurst University
  • Multnomah College
  • North Pacific College
  • Oregon City College
  • Portland University
  • Willamette University College of Medicine
  • Willamette University School of Education

Pennsylvania

  • Allegheny University of the Health Sciences
  • Alliance College
  • The Art Institute of York – Pennsylvania
  • Bristol College, Pennsylvania
  • Carlisle Indian Industrial School
  • Lehigh Valley College
  • Log College
  • Madison College (Pennsylvania)
  • Margaret Morrison Carnegie College
  • Penn Medical University
  • Combs College of Music
  • Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery
  • Schuylkill Institute of Business and Technology
  • Sleeper’s College
  • Spring Garden College
  • University of Northern Pennsylvania
  • Washington Female Seminary

Rhode Island

  • Barrington College
  • Gibbs College
  • Pembroke College in Brown University
  • Pentecostal Collegiate Institute (Rhode Island)
  • Scholfield’s Commercial College

South Carolina

  • Arsenal Academy
  • Due West Female College
  • Friendship College
  • South Carolina Military Academy
  • South Carolina State University School of Law

South Dakota

  • Huron University
  • Redfield College (South Dakota)
  • University of South Dakota–Springfield
  • University of Northern Virginia
  • Wessington Springs College
  • Yankton College

Tennessee

  • American Temperance University
  • Athenaeum (Tennessee)
  • Boscobel College
  • Bristol University (Tennessee)
  • Burritt College
  • Clarksville School of Theology
  • Clinton College (Tennessee)
  • Crichton College
  • East Tennessee Female Institute
  • Edmondson Junior College
  • Hiwassee College
  • Jackson College (Tennessee)
  • Kimsey Junior College
  • Lambuth University
  • Mary Sharp College
  • McKenzie College (Tennessee)
  • McTyeire College
  • Morristown College
  • Nashville Christian Institute
  • Neophogen College
  • Oak Ridge School of Reactor Technology
  • Peabody College
  • Roger Williams University (Nashville, Tennessee)
  • Scarritt College for Christian Workers
  • Siena College (Tennessee)
  • Tennessee Temple University
  • University of Nashville
  • Victory University
  • Walden University (Tennessee)
  • Ward–Belmont College
  • Washington College Academy
  • Western Military Institute
  • Zion College

Texas

  • Belle Plain College
  • University of Texas at Brownsville
  • Carr–Burdette College
  • Central Nazarene College
  • Chappell Hill Female College
  • Daniel Baker College
  • Grayson College
  • Guadalupe College
  • Jacinto Treviño College
  • Juarez–Lincoln University
  • Kidd-Key College
  • Live Oak Female Seminary
  • Lon Morris College
  • McKenzie College (Texas)
  • Nazarene Bible Institute
  • Peniel College
  • University of Plano
  • Rutersville College
  • College of Saints John Fisher & Thomas More
  • Salado College
  • Soule University
  • South Texas Junior College
  • Southern Methodist University College of Medicine
  • St. Mary’s University (Galveston, Texas)
  • Stamford College
  • Texas Military College
  • Texas Presbyterian College
  • University of Texas–Pan American
  • University of San Antonio
  • Waco Female College

Utah

  • Brigham Young College
  • BYU College of Health and Human Performance
  • George Wythe University
  • College of Saint Mary-of-the-Wasatch

Vermont

  • College of St. Joseph
  • Green Mountain College
  • Southern Vermont College
  • Trinity College of Vermont
  • Windham College
  • Woodbury College

Virginia

  • Angelos Bible College
  • Blackstone College for Girls
  • Elizabeth College (Virginia)
  • Frederick College
  • Marion College, Virginia
  • Norfolk College for Young Ladies
  • Saint Paul’s College (Virginia)
  • Sullins College
  • University of Northern Virginia
  • Virginia Intermont College
  • Wesleyan Female Institute

Washington

  • Argosy University, Seattle
  • Crown College (Tacoma)
  • Griffin College
  • Henry Cogswell College
  • International Academy of Design & Technology – Seattle
  • Northwest Graduate School of Ministry
  • St. Edward Seminary
  • Spokane College
  • Spokane Junior College
  • Spokane University
  • Trinity Lutheran College (Washington)

West Virginia

  • Mountain State University
  • Storer College

Wisconsin

  • Dominican College of Racine
  • Downer College
  • Gale College
  • Madison Business College
  • Madison Media Institute
  • Milton College
  • Milwaukee-Downer College
  • Mount Senario College
  • Northland Institute
  • Racine College
  • Sacred Heart College (Wisconsin)
  • Sinsinawa Mound College

Wyoming

  • None Currently Listed.