Bay State students stunned by college’s demise

For decades, Bay State College has welcomed students to classes in a swanky, marble-floored office building in downtown Boston.

But only a trickle of students arrived for classes this week, following news that the college could lose its accreditation — and its ability to award degrees — by summer.

Pedro, a 21-year-old nursing student who wanted to give only his first name, said he was devastated by the news.

“No one was expecting this,” he said. “We pour a lot of money [into tuition] and change our lives to be able to come to this school.”

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