Vatterott College ClosingBack in December, Vatterott College announced that it would be closing all its locations. If you are left in the dark, we are here to help!
Why did Vatterott Career College Close?
This is simple really, a lack of money. Back in January of 2018, Vatterott College was purchased by Education Corporation of America (ECA). This was a poor plan as ECA was already struggling to stay above the water and their purchase of another struggling organization did not help. Vatterott had expanded quicker than it could handle which put them in this sticky situation. In the end, all of the Vatterott College locations closed in December leaving thousands of students in the dark. Some students had just a few weeks left in their degrees but there was nothing Vatterott could do as they were already put on probation. So, if you are in this position, what do you do? Well, we are here to help!
Find a Nearby Trade School
In order to finish your degree, you should look at neighboring schools that offer automotive degrees. Fortunately, we have looked at all of the Vatterott College locations and picked a few schools offering automotive degrees that were nearby (within a 1 hour drive). We strongly recommend you reach out to these schools to complete your degree as soon as possible. So far, many of these schools have been very understanding and transferring many of the credits over. Unfortunately, you will most likely need to retake some of your classes but that is better than redoing your entire degree! Below is a list of Vatterott Career College Locations and their neighboring automotive trade schools.
Vatterott College Location Substitutes
Joplin, MO Campus
St. Louis, MO Campus
Kansas City, MO Campus
St. Charles, MO Campus
Sunset Hills, MO Campus
Springfield, MO Campus
Memphis, TN Campus
Tulsa, OK Campus
Fairview Heights, IL Campus
Need Help? Look No Further.
Explore More Resources for Mechanics
Are you an aspiring or practicing mechanic looking for inspiration & entertainment? These are the best car instagrams for gear heads and their Facebooks!
When deciding to attend trade school for auto mechanics, there are many considerations. Here we compare two different schools, Lincoln Tech vs. UTI to help!
Loving to work with your hands is a sign of a kinesthetic learner. Studying can be hard like this. So, here are some study tips for kinesthetic learners.