The Bureau oversees private postsecondary educational institutions operating in California. The Bureau promotes and implements licensing standards for institutions by conducting workshops and approving or denying applications. The Bureau reviews institutions through qualitative review of licensing applications, and approves and monitors accreditation plans.

Steps to a Successful School Closure

  1. Notify the Bureau of your school's planned closure date
  2. Provide a closure plan to include teach-out or transfer of students
  3. Provide refunds to students
  4. Provide the names and addresses of enrolled students
  5. Provide contact information for a custodian of records
  6. If receiving Title IV funding, instruct students to contact their lender for instructions on how to handle their Title IV financial aid.
  7. Provide Bureau with a copy of any closure letter sent to students

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Current Regulatory Activity

Intensive English Language Programs
(Noticed Oct. 18, 2019; Hearing Dec. 3, 2019)

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