Know The Rules
Rules and Substantive Policy Statement for Surety Bonds
Current Arizona Statutes Governing the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
Student Records
Financial Information and Records Requests
General Information for Students
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Licensing and Renewals
Important Announcement - Please Read The State has modernized the way we serve the citizens and...
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Student Records and Transcripts

List of school transcripts and details on how to order them. 

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Upcoming Meetings

Board meeting dates, agendas, and minutes.


Information related to licensing private postsecondary schools in Arizona. 

Complaint Information

Information regarding student and non-student complaints related to licensed institutions. 


Office Space

September 1, 2023 AZPPSE Office Update

The Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education staff works primarily in a remote capacity, allowing for uninterrupted progress in their work with full access to required systems. To

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January 2024 Renewal Cycle Information

Institutions - as you prepare for this renewal cycle, here are a few points that may help:
IMPORTANT: Please do not wait until the last minute to work on your renewal application. We have been


Ashford University - Department of Education Loan Discharge

See press release from the US DOE regarding Ashford University. 


Active Schools and Programs

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FY23 Agency Fact Sheet

FY23 Agency Fact Sheet

Agency Mission

To protect the health, safety and welfare of Arizona citizens by regulating private postsecondary educational institutions and providing services to their students.


Agency Goals

To ensure legal operations, ethical practices and quality education in the private postsecondary sector.

  • Maintain effective and efficient regulation of the private postsecondary educational institutions.
  • To assist those injured by private postsecondary educational institutions.
  • To collect or secure monies sufficient to provide for student financial restitution.  To provide financial restitution, in a timely manner, to students financially injured as a result of a school closure
  • To provide student educational records in a timely manner.

Upcoming Meetings

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Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02(A)(1)(a), the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education states (“State Board”) that all notices of all meetings and committee meetings of the State Board will be posted at the office of the State Board, 1740 West Adams Street, Suite 3008, Phoenix, AZ 85007. The Board Office Service Window is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except for legal holidays. The Agenda for all of the meetings will be posted on the State Board’s website: indicating the time and location of the meetings.