Private Postsecondary Institutions

The Coordinating Board authorizes accredited degree-granting private postsecondary institutions under a Certificate of Authorization and provides oversight of degree-granting private postsecondary institutions under a Certificate of Authority while they seek recognized accreditation. While operating in Texas, out-of-state public institutions are also required to seek authorization. Administrative rules governing degree-granting colleges and universities other than Texas public institutions can be found here: Chapter 7.

The Coordinating Board's oversight also includes the following regulatory and coordinating roles:

Additional information regarding the Coordinating Board’s oversight:

Institutional Authorization to Operate in Texas

Recognition of Accrediting Agencies

Exemptions

Institutional Annual Reporting and Compliance

Resources