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Nebraska Department of Education
Private Postsecondary Career Schools and Veterans Education
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987

Brad Dirksen

Marisol Birth

Yvette Martin

PPCS-VE
PPCS-VE
PPCS-VE
Program Director
Veterans Education Specialist
Staff Assistant
Phone: 402-471-4825
Phone: 402-471-4826
Phone: 402-471-4827
brad.dirksen@nebraska.gov
marisol.birth@nebraska.gov
yvette.martin@nebraska.gov

Veterans Education Forms

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To apply for benefits please go to http://www.gibill.va.gov/

For a Department of Veterans Affairs form please go to http://www.va.gov/vaforms/

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Minutes

December 14, 2016

January 21, 2014

Rules and Regulations

Nebraska Regulations

 

Schools and Agents

If the date on the license or agent permit has expired, please contact our agency for school or agent status (402) 471-4827.

Nebraska Schools Licensed by the Department of Education Updated 3/30/18

Agents Approved to Recruit in Nebraska Updated 3/9/18

Fees

Fees Effective
(May 5, 2013)
Applications shall be accompanied by the following:

  • Initial (Inaugural) application to operate: Three hundred sixty dollars ($360.00) plus one hundred thirty-five dollars ($135.00) per program of study offered.
  • Regular (Renewal) application for authorization to operate, two hundred twenty dollars ($220.00) plus seventy-five dollars ($75.00) per program of study offered.
  • Initial agent’s permit for school located in Nebraska, one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00).
  • Agent’s permit renewal for school located in Nebraska, one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00).

Other fees which must be submitted when applicable include:

  • Approval to operate a branch facility, one hundred thirty-five dollars ($135.00);
  • Late submission of a regular application for authorization to operate, one hundred forty-nine dollars ($149.00);
  • Accreditation or reaccreditation, three hundred dollars ($300.00);
  • Initial authorization to award an associate degree, one hundred thirty-five dollars ($135.00);
  • Significant program change, forty dollars ($40.00);
  • Change of name or location, one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00);
  • Addition of a new program, one hundred thirty-five dollars ($135.00);

Fees for out-of-state schools:

  • Certificate of Approval to Recruit, one thousand five hundred fifteen dollars ($1,515.00).
  • Initial agent’s permit for out-of-state schools, three hundred dollars ($300.00).
  • Agent’s permit renewal for out-of-state schools, three hundred dollars ($300.00).

Transcripts

For Nebraska Schools ONLY

WE DO NOT HAVE TRANSCRIPTS FOR ANY SCHOOLS OUTSIDE OF THE STATE OF NEBRASKA.

The Nebraska Department of Education keeps the student records for most of the closed Private Postsecondary Career Schools in Nebraska, except those licensed by other state agencies.

If you would like a copy of your transcripts from the Department of Education, CLICK HERE FOR PDF FORMAT, then print the “Request for Transcripts” form, and follow the instructions on the form.

OR

Send us a letter requesting an official copy of your transcripts, include statement authorizing the Nebraska Department of Education to release your transcript, your name while attending school, name of school you attended, address where you would like the transcript sent, and include a check or money order in the amount of $10.00 made payable to the Nebraska Department of Education. Please send your request to:

Nebraska Department of Education
Transcripts
PPCS-VE
PO Box 94987
Lincoln NE 68509-4987

If you have further questions or need more information, please click here “Contact Us”.

Note:  If you hold a Nebraska cosmetology, esthetician, or nail technician license, please contact 402-471-4977 for a certification/transcript of your records.

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PPCS and Veterans Education

Private Postsecondary Career Schools Mission Statement

The Private Postsecondary Career Schools and Veterans Education section of the Nebraska Department of Education has the responsibility of authorizing private postsecondary career schools to operate educational programs and to recruit students for their schools.

Veterans Education Mission Statement

We are designated as the State Approving Agency to promote and safeguard quality education and training programs for all Veterans and other eligible persons to ensure greater education and training opportunities that meet the changing needs of Veterans, and to protect the GI Bill resources available for these programs.