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Opening a College


Application for Provisional Authorization to Open a College in New York State

Due to NYSED’s role in the review and determination of properly submitted applications, Department management and staff maintain a critical distance from applicants’ pre-submission program design decisions. NYSED cannot provide assistance regarding the substance or content of an application for provisional authorization. As such, NYSED does not schedule in-person meetings or phone calls to discuss the design or content of a prospective applicant’s submission.

Technical questions about submission requirements should be directed to