Out-of-state institutions which do not have a "presence" in New Mexico, but actively recruit students within New Mexico to attend their institution must apply for registration. In addition, agents actively recruiting for such an institution must be authorized by the New Mexico Higher Education Department. Application forms and regulatory information is referenced below.
Registration renewal applications and the associated agent authorizations are due on August 1, 2016.
Updated forms for 2017 renewal have been posted as of March 25, 2016.
A. 2017 Registration Out-of-State Institution (Updated 03/25/2016)
Initial and renewal application to register as a private out-of-state institution.
B. 2017 Agent Application
Application for authorization to recruit students in New Mexico.
C. 2017 Surety Bond
A surety bond is a required item for the registration application.
D. Fee Schedule (pdf)
E. Out-of-State Proprietary School Act 1978 (pdf)
New Mexico Statute pertaining to out-of-state private institutions.
F. State Rule 5.100.3 NMAC (pdf)
New Mexico Administrative Code (rule) to the Out-of-State Proprietary School Act.