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Local, state, and federal government websites often end in .gov. State of Georgia government websites and email systems use “georgia.gov” or “ga.gov” at the end of the address. Before sharing sensitive or personal information, make sure you’re on an official state website.
Call 1-800-GEORGIA to verify that a website is an official website of the State of Georgia.
Be on the lookout for fraudulent letters that appear to be enforcement letters from GNPEC.
This page also has important notifications regarding institutions out of compliance with GNPEC code.
We authorize and regulate the operations of in-state nonpublic and out-of-state postsecondary institutions operation or offering instruction in Georgia.
GNPEC is interested in learning about and showcasing our institutions’ accomplishments at quarterly Commission meetings. If your organization, students, or graduates have received accolades or other recognitions, please share them with GNPEC. We would love to hear about the impactful ways our institutions are serving Georgia!
This transcript request only applies to closed institutions.
GNPEC authorizes large and small, degree-granting and certificate-granting, and accredited and unaccredited institutions. GNPEC might need to authorize your institution if the following apply:
Access the GA State Authorization Management System
See how Georgia law defines nonpublic and postsecondary educational institution.
Learn the difference between authorization, accreditation, and licensure.
Any business that wants to include "college" or "university" in its name must request use of the word through GNPEC.Request to use "College" or "University"
Please find attached the proposed policy to be voted upon at the November 28. 2022 Commission meeting.
Please find attached the proposed policies to be voted upon on the August 29. 2022 Commission meeting.
The U.S. Department of Education released guidance for institutions to address compliance with Title IV Higher Education Act (HEA) policies for students receiving federal financial aid whose activities have been affected by COVID-19. Institutions will want to review this guidance for all activities that are subject to Title IV policies and regulations. The Department is providing some short-term flexibility for schools to help students complete the term for which the students are currently enrolled.
The full article can be found here: https://wcetfrontiers.org/2020/03/05/department-of-ed-guidance-for-interruptions-of-study-covid19/
Please review this infographic provided by the Department of Public Health.