Postsecondary Registration

Postsecondary registration is the term used in Iowa law to describe the process by which a college or university gains authorization to offer programs in Iowa or to Iowa residents. A school that wants to offer educational instruction to students in Iowa may be required to comply with one or more of the following requirements of Iowa law:

Notice of Proposed Rules Revision for Postsecondary Registration

The Iowa College Student Aid Commission has released a notice of intended action to revise its rules on Iowa postsecondary registration (authorization).  These are proposed rules subject to a comment deadline of 4:30 pm (central time) on October 6, 2015.  The introduction to the proposed rules provides additional information about how and to whom you should direct comments.

You may access the proposed rules at

Please contact the Postsecondary Registration Administrator Carolyn Small by email at or by phone at (515) 725-3413 if you have any difficulty opening the document at the link provided above.

Links and Resources

Everest College - Phoenix Closes

Applications for Colleges and Universities Registered in Iowa

Colleges and Universities in Iowa

Closed Colleges in Iowa

Other Iowa Education Contacts

Iowa College Student Aid Commission Contact Information

For additional information regarding the State of Iowa's postsecondary registration, financial responsibility, tuition refund and disclosure requirements, please contact:

Carolyn Small
Postsecondary Registration Coordinator
Iowa College Student Aid Commission
430 East Grand Avenue, FL 3
Des Moines, IA  50309-1920
(877) 272-4456 option 4


Printed from the Iowa College Student Aid Commission website on October 08, 2015 at 8:28pm.