The Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (GNPEC) authorizes and regulates the operations of private postsecondary colleges and schools in Georgia.

Types of Schools that Require Authorization

GNPEC authorizes large and smalldegree-granting and certificate-granting, and accredited and unaccredited institutions. GNPEC might need to authorize your institution if the following apply:

Learn about exemptions to see if GNPEC needs to authorize your institution.

See how Georgia law defines nonpublic and postsecondary educational institution.

For Institutions

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For Students


July 2018 Commission Meeting

June 12, 2018

The next GNPEC Commission Meeting will be held Monday, July 23, 2018.

Location:              GNPEC

Time:                    12:30 p.m.

GNPEC Revised Fee Notification

May 3, 2018

Revised Program Fees

As a result of a vote of the Board of Commissioners, for evaluation contracts initiated after April 16, 2018, the following fee change applies: