...to foster and improve private occupational schools and their educational services, and to protect the citizens of this state against fraudulent or substandard private occupational schools." - DPOS Mission
...to foster and improve private occupational schools and their educational services, and to protect the citizens of this state against fraudulent or substandard private occupational schools." - DPOS Mission
...to foster and improve private occupational schools and their educational services, and to protect the citizens of this state against fraudulent or substandard private occupational schools." - DPOS Mission

    News & Information

    Public Notice of Board Meeting - August 25, 2015

    Notice regarding Enrollment and Placement Statistics

    Office of Barber and Cosmetology Licensure

  • Policy 14: Training Hour Conversion Rate and Guideline

    Notice to Barbering and Cosmetology Schools - re: Office of Barber and Cosmetology changes concerning contact hours for licensure

    Notice to Yoga Teacher Training Schools - re: exemption of yoga teacher training courses, programs and schools

    Notice to All DPOS Schools - re: new forms

    Notice to ALL DPOS Schools - re: new fees

  • DPOS Statement on Corinthian Colleges - July 8, 2014 - For-profit education provider Corinthian Colleges has signed an operating agreement with the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) establishing a transition plan for its three Colorado campuses - Everest College - that will allow students to complete their educational programs. Learn more.

    Notice to Accredited Schools - re: state authorization

    Notice to School Directors

    - re: Exemption of Continuing Education Courses for maintenance or renewal of a professional license issued by a Colorado state licensing entit

    Colorado Open Records Act

    - The Colorado Department of Higher Education is committed to transparency and open government. Please review our revised Colorado Open Records Act Policy for information about fees associated with processing CORA requests.

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    The National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) has developed a tremendous resource to assist students with loan issues.  The website has information on how to work through a default, repayment issues, renegotiating loans, other payment options, etc.  http://www.studentloanborrowerassistance.org/