Proprietary Schools – Non-Degree Granting

Registration

Proprietary schools are postsecondary schools which offer courses of study but do not provide, offer, or sell degrees.

The State of Idaho require all proprietary schools 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.

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 Proprietary Schools.

Registration Forms

New applications can be submitted to the Board at any time.
Registration renewals are due on or before the first business day of May, mail original form, signed verification of compliance, surety bond 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

Consumer Information

The State Board of Education does not review or approve proprietary school programs or curriculum. Courses or certificated programs from non-accredited schools may not be accepted or recognized by accredited institutions, employers, or other entities.

Registered School Listing

This is the most current listing of proprietary schools registered with the Idaho State Board of Education.

Student Complaint Procedures

Students are encouraged to work through their school's internal grievance process to resolve any school disputes. If after completion of that process the issues have not been resolved, students may file a complaint with the appropriate agency.