• Approvals and Renewals

    Institutions Seeking Initial Approval in Delaware

    To receive an application to apply for initial degree-granting authority or an initial operating license in Delaware, please email the following information to IHE@doe.k12.de.us :

    1. Your name and title
    2. Name of Institution of Higher Education
    3. Your email address
    4. Whether the Institution has incorporated or is seeking to incorporate in Delaware

      If the Institution has incorporated or is seeking to incorporate in Delaware , whether the Institution wishes to incorporate with the power to confer academic and honorary degrees

    5. Whether the Institution has established or is seeking to establish a physical location (campus, satellite campus, extension campus) in Delaware
    6. If the Institution has not established or is not seeking to establish a physical location in Delaware , whether the Institution will be serving 10 or more students in Delaware through an internship, residency, clinic, or other related program

    7. State or jurisdiction in which the Institution has degree-granting authority, if applicable
    8. Whether the Institution holds accreditation from a nationally recognized, regional, or specialized accrediting agency that appears on the list of recognized accrediting agencies published by the United States Department of Education
    9. Whether the Institution intends to offer an educator preparation program For information on applying for approval of an educator preparation program, contact Shannon Holston at shannon.holston@doe.k12.de.us or 302-735-4194
    10. Whether the Institution is approved by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA) to offer distance education courses and programs

    Institutions Seeking Renewal in Delaware

    To receive an application to apply for renewed degree-granting authority or a renewed operating license in Delaware, please email the following information to IHE@doe.k12.de.us :

    1. Your name and title
    2. Name of Institution of Higher Education
    3. Your email address
    4. Date of the Institution’s most recent approval in Delaware
    5. Whether the Institution holds accreditation from a nationally recognized, regional, or specialized accrediting agency that appears on the list of recognized accrediting agencies published by the United States Department of Education
    6. Whether the Institution is approved by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA) to offer distance education courses and programs
    7. Whether the Institution intends to apply for approval of or make changes to a Department-approved educator preparation program.  For information on applying for approval of educator preparation programs, contact Shannon Holston at shannon.holston@doe.k12.de.us or 302-735-4194

    Institutions Seeking Additional Program or Degree Approval in Delaware

    To receive an application to apply for approval of an additional program or degree in Delaware, please email the following information to IHE@doe.k12.de.us :

    1. Your name and title
    2. Name of Institution of Higher Education
    3. Your email address
    4. Date of the Institution’s most recent approval in Delaware
    5. Program or degree for which the Institution is seeking approval.  For information on applying for approval of educator preparation programs contact Shannon Holston at shannon.holston@doe.k12.de.us or 302-735-4194