Types of Accreditation
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
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Student Transcripts

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

Board Meeting
Upcoming Meetings

Board meeting dates, agendas, and minutes.


Information related to licensing private postsecondary schools in Arizona. 



May 1, 2022 AZPPSE Office Update

The staff of the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education primarily works remotely.  Each staff member has full access to systems that will allow all work to be completed without

Current List of Schools and Programs - Update 5/1/2022

Update AZPPSE STATS (FY22 as of 5/1/2022)

  • Number of Schools Licensed: 232
  • Total Gross Tuition Revenue for FY22: $2,812,285,280
  • Total Students: 336,496
  • Total Faculty: 17538

Facts and Figures

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: www.azppse.gov indicating the time and location of the meetings.