The Council licenses not-for-profit postsecondary education institutions and for-profit baccalaureate degree granting institutions to protect bona fide institutions and citizens of the Commonwealth from fraudulent practices, unfair competition, and substandard educational programs.
This includes private colleges located in Kentucky, private colleges located outside of Kentucky but which operate in Kentucky, and public colleges located outside of Kentucky but which operate in Kentucky.
Do you want to learn more about licensure?
See our online FAQ's for institution staff and for students.
On June 28, 2013, the CPE filed an amendment to 13 KAR 1:020 with the Legislative Research Commission.