The State of Idaho requires private postsecondary educational institutions maintaining a presence in the State of Idaho or operating from a location within the State of Idaho to register with the State Board of Education annually, unless specifically exempted. The following institutions have been exempted pursuant to IDAPA 08.01.11.200.04: Brigham Young University – Idaho, College of Idaho, Northwest Nazarene University, New Saint Andrews College and Boise Bible College.
Private postsecondary educational institutions must be accredited by an organization recognized by the Idaho State Board of Education pursuant to IDAPA 08.01.11.100, Recognition of Accreditation Organizations..
Registration and operation requirements are found in Idaho Code, Title 33, Chapter 24, Postsecondary and Proprietary Schools and Idaho Administrative Rule 08.01.11, Registration of Postsecondary Educational Institutions.
- New Postsecondary Educational Institution Initial Registration Application Form
- Existing Private Postsecondary Educational Institution Registration Renewal Form
New applications may be submitted at any time.
Registration renewals are due on the first business day of May, mail the original signed form and registration fee to:
Office of the State Board Of Education
Attn: Private Postsecondary & Proprietary Schools
P.O. Box 83720
650 W. State Street, Suite 307
Boise, ID 83720-0037