|PA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12|
|An Act amending Title 24 (Education) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in private colleges, universities and seminaries, further providing for certification of institutions.|
Adds a new subsection to Title 24 concerning the certification of higher education institutions. Allows a private, nonprofit college or univ...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12|
|Debit and Charge Card Fees|
This bill amends state law to allow private educational institutions to charge a convenience fee for use of a debit or charge card. Such a f...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2012||Postsec.||Accreditation for Private Nonprofit and For-profit Institutions|
H.B. 1155 (sections 12 to 20)
Details authority, responsibility of Commission on Higher Education to authorize, revoke right of private nonprofit or for-profit institutio...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||Postsec.||Private Institutions' Reporting of Performance Data|
H.B. 7135 - Private Institutions' Reporting of Performance Data
Requires colleges and universities eligible to participate in the William L. Boyd, IV, Florida Resident Access Grant Program to report stude...
|IL||Adopted 04/2012||Postsec.||Program Review (Private Colleges and Universities)|
23 IL ADC 1030.10, 20, 30, 60, 70, 90
Guides the reviews of private colleges' and universities' (a) applications to establish new colleges and universities in the state and (b) a...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2011||Postsec.||Definition of "Private College" or "Private Participating College"|
Amends definition of a "private college" or "private participating college" for purposes of the California Educational Facilities Authority...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2011||Postsec.||Energy Efficiency, Clean Energy Assistance for Not-for-Profit Postsecondary Institutions|
Relates to the eligibility of certain independent not-for-profit institutions of higher education to receive assistance from the New York po...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2011||Postsec.||Private Postsecondary Education|
Provides that if the U.S. Department of Education does not have a relevant exam for an ability-to-benefit student (i.e., a student without a...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||Institutions Authorized to Operate Educational Programs Beyond Secondary Education|
Clarifies that the state meets U.S. Department of Education requirements concerning federal student aid by naming private institutions of hi...
|AL||To governor 05/2011||Postsec.||Oversight of For-Profit and Nonprofit Postsecondary Institutions|
Relates to the regulation of certain schools and courses of instruction and exemptions from school licensing. Clarifies the definitions of f...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2011||Postsec.||Regulation of Public, Private Nonprofit, and For-Profit Institutions of Higher Education|
From Department of Legislative Services Fiscal and Policy Note: Distinguishes between public, private nonprofit, and for-profit institutions...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2011||Postsec.|
|Accreditation Alternative for Private Business Vocational Schools|
Authorizes private business and vocational schools that have obtained national accreditation from an accrediting agency designated by the U....
|CA||Signed into law 09/2010||Postsec.||Longitudinal Data Systems and Teacher Preparation Program Data|
From bill analysis: Existing law creates the California Education Information System, consisting of the CALPADS (California Longitudinal Pup...
|IL||Adopted 07/2010||Postsec.||Private Colleges and Universities Capital Distribution Formula|
23 IAC 1039.10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90
Primarily from summary in Administrative Register: On July 13, 2009, Public Act 96-37 was signed into law, creating the Private Colleges and...
|TX||Adopted 05/2010||Postsec.||Accreditation and Authorization of Colleges/Universities Other Than Public Institutions|
19 TAC 7.3, 7.7, 7.11
Largely from Texas Register:
Amends provisions relating to degree-granting colleges and universities that are not Texas public institutions...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2010||Postsec.|
|College Core Course Guidelines and Credits|
Allows a nonpublic institution of higher education to choose to participate in public higher education core course guidelines; provides that...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2010||Postsec.|
Requires private schools to issue students a full refund of money it received for a student or if a contract with that student is unenforcea...
|SC||Vetoed 04/2010||Postsec.||Private Univeristy Campus Police - Extention of Authority|
Relates to the jurisdiction of campus police officers at private colleges. As proposed in the legislation, the authority of campus police of...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2010||Postsec.|
|Transfer/Articulation from Associate's Degree to Four-Year Programs|
Encourages postsecondary institutions to limit bachelor degree programs to 120 credit hours and associate degree programs to 60 credit hours...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2010||Postsec.||Private Postsecondary Institutions|
Relates to private school licensing; provides an exemption from private school licensing requirements for any parochial, church or religious...
|NJ||Signed into law 01/2010||Postsec.||Proprietary Schools|
Revises the representation of proprietary schools on New Jersey Presidents' Council and on its executive board; provides that the presidents...
|TX||Adopted 11/2009||Postsec.||Degree-Granting Colleges and Universities|
19 TAC 184.108.40.206 -.13
Establishes new rules concerning degree-granting colleges and universities other than Texas public institutions. As stated in the August 7, ...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2009||Postsec.|
|Student Protection Fund for Proprietary School Students|
Establishes a student protection fund for proprietary school (i.e., all private schools operated for profit, with some exceptions) students ...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2009||Postsec.||Private Postsecondary Facilities|
H.B. 2424 - Article 25
Establishes the Private Colleges and Universities Capital Distribution Formula Act. Creates a distribution formula for funds appropriated fr...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||Postsec.|
|Engineering, Applied Science and Applied Technology|
Authorizes private higher education institutions to participate in specified engineering recruitment programs, including one-week summer pro...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2009||Postsec.||Tuition Equalization Grant Program|
Amends eligibility requirements for the Tuition Equalization Grant Program, which allows financially needy students to attend private, non-p...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2008||Postsec.||Private postsecondary|
Recasts, revises, and reenacts the provisions of the Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education Reform Act of 1989 as the Private Postse...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12|
|Board of Private Vocational Schools|
Relates to the Board of Private Vocational Schools; requires budgeting in certain categories and amounts; requires certain performance measu...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2008||Postsec.|
|Diplomas from Private Colleges and Universities|
Clarifies the authority related to the authorization to do business for private colleges or universities, bible colleges, and seminaries; pe...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2007||Postsec.||Private postsecondary finance|
Provides that the provision of existing law relating to the issuance of bonds for financing of public and private higher education facilitie...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||Community College|
|Private Vocational Schools|
It is clarified that private vocational schools must meet the minimum requirements to obtain and maintain an operating license. Private voca...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12|
|High Needs Nursing Programs at Independent Institutions and Empire Innovation Programs|
S.B. 2107, Parts E-4, E-5, E-6
Adds new section 6401-A to the education code. Authorizes the commissioner to grant state aid for high needs nursing programs to any indepen...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2007||Postsec.||Authorizes Establishment of Employee Benefits Consortium|
Authorizes five or more private institutions of higher education to form a benefits consortium for the purpose of establishing a self-funded...
|MI||Signed into law 09/2006||Postsec.|
|Religious College State Regulation Exemption|
Exempts religious colleges from state regulation of educational programs offering degrees, diplomas or
certificates based on education beyon...
|MI||Signed into law 09/2006||Postsec.|
|Religious or Ecclesiastical Educational Corporations|
Revises the provisions of existing law regulating educational corporations; provides for an educational corporation classification to includ...
|NE||Rule Adoption 08/2006||Postsec.|
|Postsecondary Private Career Schools|
Title 92 NAC Chapters 41 and 42
Establishes procedures for authorizing private postsecondary career schools to operate, be accredited and grant degrees.
|WY||Emergency Rule Adoption 06/2006||Postsec.|
|Private Postsecondary School Registration|
Amends rules regarding operation or registration of all private postsecondary degree granting
education institutions that are located within...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2006||Postsec.||Purchasing|
Allows private, nonprofit institutions of higher education chartered to purchase directly from state contracts established by the Division o...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2006||Postsec.||Private School Licensing|
Relates to private school licensing; transfers duties from the state board to the department of education; requires registration of all accr...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2006||Postsec.||Tax-Exempt Property Usage|
Recognizes that independent nonprofit schools, colleges, and universities are important economic drivers in their communities, and encourage...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2005||Postsec.||Definition of Private College for Funding Purposes|
Specifies that, for purposes of obtaining financing under the California Educational Facilities Authority Act, a "private college" also incl...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2005||Postsec.|
|Private Postsecondary Institution Operations|
Relates to fees provided to the state board for career and technical education for authorizations to operate private postsecondary instituti...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12|
|Special Education Students|
A.B. 1858 (multiple provisions)
Prohibits a licensed children's institution and a residential care facility from requiring, as a condition of admission or residency, that a...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2004||Postsec.||Private Business and Vocational Schools|
Amends the Private Business and Vocational Schools Act. Provides that certain educational institutions that enroll students in one or more b...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12|
|Revenue Bonds for Not-for-Profit Education Facilities|
Relates to special purpose revenue bonds for Island Pacific Academy. The legislature finds and determines that the planning and construction...