2A1. Institution Types Authorized - Indicate the types of institutions that your agency authorizes. Feel free to provide a short explanation of any ambiguity:
Public, in‐state degree granting institutions
Public, out‐of‐state degree granting institutions
Private, in‐state, not‐for‐profit degree granting institutions
Private, out‐of‐state, not‐for‐profit degree granting institutions
Private, in‐state, for‐profit degree granting institutions
Private, out‐of‐state, for‐profit degree granting institutions
Public, in‐state, non‐degree granting institutions
Public, out‐of‐state, non‐degree granting institutions
Non-degree, not‐for-profit institutions
Non-degree, for‐profit institutions
2B1. Multiple Agencies - Is an institution required to obtain approval from more than one agency to be authorized in your state (excluding purely programmatic approvals):
2B2. If so, please explain:
In order to do business in Puerto Rico, all corporations must be registered as such in the Puerto Rico State Department; they must also be registered in the Puerto Rico Treasury Department for tax purposes. Other state and federal permits or requirements applicable to an organization doing business in Puerto Rico may apply.
2C1. Accreditation - Is accreditation required for an institution to be authorized in your state:
2C2. If yes, please explain:
For HEI’s: No. However certain professional licensing agencies require the candidates’ academic credentials to be from educational institutions holding specialized accreditation.
For non-degree, voc/tech and K-12: Yes.
A new requirement of PR Reorganization Plan No. 1 of July 26, 2010 is that public K-12 schools must be accredited by the Council.
Also, several professional or occupational examining or licensing boards require that the candidate hold an academic degree from an institution with specialized accreditation.
2E6a. Others (please list):