The following forms are intended to be used by schools seeking initial approval. Schools should contact the EAB and speak with a school administration consultant before using the forms. In addition, the School and Program Approval Guide provides critical information about the EAB's oversight and should be thoroughly reviewed prior to completing the forms.
A brief description of each form, which can be downloaded as either a PDF or Microsoft Word document, is provided below. The Word version of each form can be completed electronically.
Under sections 38.50(7) and (10), Wis. Stats., all private postsecondary schools not otherwise exempt are required to obtain approval from the Educational Approval Board before advertising or doing business in Wisconsin.
Download School Operations and Governance (351 KB)
Download School Operations and Governance (169 KB)
A surety bond ensures that students can recoup tuition and other costs if the school closes. Make sure that your surety company also attaches the power of attorney for your bond.
Download Surety Bond (200 KB)
Download Surety Bond (40 KB)
Under s.38.50(7), Wis. Stats., all private postsecondary schools not otherwise exempt are required to obtain approval from the Educational Approval Board before advertising or doing business in Wisconsin.
Download Program Application (328 KB)
Download Program Application (48 KB)
All schools must provide information about the qualifications instructors/faculty members must have to teach the programs offered (see program approval application). In addition, non-accredited schools must complete the following form for each instructor/faculty member the school employs.
Download Background of Instructor (280 KB)
Download Background of Instructor (32 KB)
Under Wis. Admin. Code EAB 4.03 (2), every school is required to have a catalog. This following checklist must accompany a proposed catalog as part of a new school application or a proposed catalog revision for an already approved school.
Download School Catalog Checklist (359 KB)
Download School Catalog Checklist (50 KB)
Schools that choose to use an enrollment agreement must submit it to the EAB and have it approved prior to use.
Download Enrollment Agreement Checklist (275 KB)
Download Enrollment Agreement Checklist (36 KB)
Use this form as the cancellation agreement for you and your students.
Download Student's Right to Cancel (256 KB)
Download Student's Right to Cancel (30 KB)
Please fill this application out for each location where you plan to hold classes.
Download Teaching Location (259 KB)
Download Teaching Location (27 KB)
To recruit prospective students in Wisconsin, you need to fill out this application, pay a $200 fee, and designate coverage of $2,000 in the general school surety bond.
Download Representative Permit Application (273 KB)
Download Representative Permit Application (31 KB)
All schools are required to submit an institutional planning document.
Download Institutional Planning (279 KB)
Download Institutional Planning (41 KB)
All schools seeking initial approval are required to submit an Approval Checklist and Statement of Submission.
Download Approval Checklist and Statement of Submission (187 KB)
Download Approval Checklist and Statement of Submission (80 KB)
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