Indiana Code Title 21. Higher Education § 21-7-13-6

Sec. 6 . (a) “Approved postsecondary educational institution”, for purposes of this title (except section 15 of this chapter, IC 21-12-6, and IC 21-13-1-4 ) means the following:

(1) A postsecondary educational institution that operates in Indiana and:

(A) provides an organized two (2) year or longer program of collegiate grade directly creditable toward a baccalaureate degree;

(B) is either operated by the state or operated nonprofit;  and

(C) is accredited by a recognized regional accrediting agency, including:

(i) Ancilla College;

(ii) Anderson University;

(iii) Bethel College;

(iv) Butler University;

(v) Calumet College of St. Joseph;

(vi) DePauw University;

(vii) Earlham College;

(viii) Franklin College;

(ix) Goshen College;

(x) Grace College and Seminary;

(xi) Hanover College;

(xii) Holy Cross College;

(xiii) Huntington University;

(xiv) Indiana Institute of Technology;

(xv) Indiana Wesleyan University;

(xvi) Manchester College;

(xvii) Marian University;

(xviii) Martin University;

(xix) Oakland City University;

(xx) Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology;

(xxi) Saint Joseph's College;

(xxii) Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College;

(xxiii) Saint Mary's College;

(xxiv) Taylor University;

(xxv) Trine University;

(xxvi) University of Evansville;

(xxvii) University of Indianapolis;

(xxviii) University of Notre Dame;

(xxix) University of Saint Francis;

(xxx) Valparaiso University;  and

(xxxi) Wabash College;

or is accredited by the board for proprietary education under IC 21-18.5-6 or an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education.

(2) Ivy Tech Community College.

(3) A hospital that operates a nursing diploma program that is accredited by the Indiana state board of nursing.

(4) A postsecondary credit bearing proprietary educational institution that meets the following requirements:

(A) Is incorporated in Indiana, or is registered as a foreign corporation doing business in Indiana.

(B) Is fully accredited by and is in good standing with the board for proprietary education under IC 21-18.5-6.

(C) Is accredited by and is in good standing with a regional or national accrediting agency.

(D) Offers a course of study that is at least eighteen (18) consecutive months in duration (or an equivalent to be determined by the board for proprietary education under IC 21-18.5-6) and that leads to an associate or a baccalaureate degree recognized by the board for proprietary education under IC 21-18.5-6.

(E) Is certified by the board for proprietary education as meeting the requirements of this subdivision.

(5) A postsecondary SEI affiliated educational institution.

(b) “Approved postsecondary educational institution” for purposes of section 15 of this chapter, IC 21-12-6, and IC 21-13-1-4 , means the following:

(1) A state educational institution.

(2) A nonprofit college or university.

(3) A postsecondary credit bearing proprietary educational institution that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education.

(4) A postsecondary SEI affiliated educational institution.


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