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A. Prior to Council approval for a postsecondary school to use the term “college” or “university” or abbreviations or words of similar meaning in its name or in any manner in connection with its academic affairs or business, offer courses or programs for degree credit, enroll students in any courses or programs, or confer or award degrees, each postsecondary school shall be evaluated by the Council in accordance with the regulations adopted pursuant to § 23.1-215.
B. Upon finding that the applicant has fully complied with the regulations adopted pursuant to § 23.1-215, the Council shall approve the application.
C. The Council may defer a decision on an application upon determining that additional information is needed.
D. The Council shall not take into account duplication of effort by public institutions of higher education and private institutions of higher education or other questions of need when considering an application.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Virginia Code Title 23.1. Institutions of Higher Education; Other Educational and Cultural Institutions § 23.1-220. Approval procedures - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/va/title-23-1-institutions-of-higher-education-other-educational-and-cultural-institutions/va-code-sect-23-1-220/
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