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

Types of Institutions 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.

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News

January 2019 Commission Meeting

January 24, 2019

The next GNPEC Commission Meeting will be held on Monday, January 28, 2019.

Location: GNPEC Office

2082 E. Exchange Place

Tucker, GA 30084

Time: 1:00 pm

U.S. Department of Education School Closure Resources

December 13, 2018

The U.S. Department of Education has provided additional information regarding the closure of Education Corporation of America (ECA) and a schedule of upcoming webinars to assist affected ECA students.  The links are below: