28 February

GNPEC Renewal Authorization Application Fees

A. Authorization Fee This fee is assessed annually to institutions as part of the application for authorization and must be made payable to GNPEC. The Authorization Fee is calculated based on 2/10 of one percent of tuition and fees minus refunds. For campuses located in Georgia this figure will be based on tuition and fees for […]

28 February

GNPEC Application Fees

B. Initial Authorization Fees This fee is assessed to cover the evaluation of an application for authorization of an institution seeking initial authorization. This fee must be made in advance of the review of the application and made payable to GNPEC. Nondegree-granting institution $1,000 Associate degree-granting institution $2,000 Bachelor degree-granting institution $3,000 Master/Specialist degree-granting institution […]

28 February

GNPEC Bonding, Bond Amounts

On our latest initial application for authorization with GNPEC, our client required a $20,000 bond, and the cost was surprisingly cheap, only $200 for a calendar year. Total Tuition and Fees After Refunds Minimum Bond Amount $0-$50,000 $20,000 $50,001 – $100,000 $30,000 $100,001- $200,000 $50,000 $200,001 – $300,000 $75,000 $300,001 – $400,000 $100,000 $400,001 – […]

26 February

Financial Requirements Changes to Standard 8.

The commission did a great job with this, and it finally makes financial sense for educational institutions looking to achieve authorization to operate in the state of Georgia. Standard Eight: Financial Resources The following criteria are used by professional staff members and evaluation committees as indicators of compliance for the standard. The institution provides the […]

26 February

Radical Financial Requirements Changes – For the Good!

Today’s meeting at GNPEC headquarters was surprising, and very informative.  I was able to meet the newly appointed Executive Director, Kirk Shook, Deputy Director Laura Vieth, and Program Manager Adam Hawk.  All of the institutional representatives were given an info sheet that outlined recent changes approved by the commission, and there was one single item […]

22 February

GNPEC Authorization – Nursing and Medical Schools

If you want to start a medical technician, nursing assistant, ultrasound, patient care, ekg technician, medical billing and coding, or phlebotomy technician program, and don’t know where to start?   Contact us. You will need authorization from GNPEC, the Georgia NonPublic Educational Commission before you can do this. Contact us for a free phone consultation any […]

02 February

Kirk Shook Appointed as New Head of GNPEC

From the Union Recorder: Kirk Shook– Director, Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission Kirk Shook is a Georgia educator with over a decade of experience in the classroom. In 2014, he was chosen by the State Board of Education to work on the Statewide Social Studies Resource Committee, and in 2015 as a member of the […]

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