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74-32,181. Fees. (a) The state board shall fix, charge and collect fees not to exceed the following amounts by adopting rules and regulations for such purposes:

  (1) For institutions chartered, incorporated or otherwise organized under the laws of Kansas and having their principal place of business within the state of Kansas:

Initial application fees:

  Non-degree granting institution  $2,000

  Degree granting institution  $3,000

Initial evaluation fee (in addition to initial application fees):

  Non-degree level  $750

  Associate degree level  $1,000

  Baccalaureate degree level  $2,000

  Master's degree level  $3,000

  Professional or doctoral degree level  $4,000

Renewal application fees:

  Non-degree granting institution  2% of gross tuition,

  but not less than $500, nor more than $25,000

  Degree granting institution  2% of gross tuition,

  but not less than $1,000, nor more than $25,000

New program submission fees, for each new program:

  Non-degree program  $250

  Associate degree program  $500

  Baccalaureate degree program  $750

  Master's degree program  $1,000

  Professional or doctoral degree program  $2,000

  Program modification fee, for each program  $100

Branch campus site fees, for each branch campus site:

  Initial non-degree granting institution  $1,500

  Initial degree granting institution  $2,500

Renewal branch campus site fees, for each branch campus site:

  Non-degree granting institution  2% of gross tuition,

  but not less than $500, nor more than $25,000

  Degree granting institution  2% of gross tuition,

  but not less than $1,000, nor more than $25,000

  On-site branch campus review fee, for each site  $250

Representative fees:

  Initial registration  $200

  Renewal of registration  $150

  Late submission of renewal of application fee  $500

  Student transcript copy fee  $10

  Returned check fee  $50

Changes in institution profile fees:

  Change of institution name  $100

  Change of institution location  $100

  Change of ownership only  $100

  (2) For institutions domiciled or having their principal place of business outside the state of Kansas:

Initial application fees:

  Non-degree granting institution  $4,000

  Degree granting institution  $5,500

Initial evaluation fee (in addition to initial application fees):

  Non-degree level  $1,500

  Associate degree level  $2,000

  Baccalaureate degree level  $3,000

  Master's degree level  $4,000

  Professional or doctoral degree level  $5,000

Renewal application fees:

  Non-degree granting institution  3% of gross tuition,

  but not less than $1,000, nor more than $25,000

  Degree granting institution  3% of gross tuition,

  but not less than $2,000, nor more than $25,000

New program submission fees, for each new program:

  Non-degree program  $500

  Associate degree program  $750

  Baccalaureate degree program  $1,000

  Master's degree program  $1,500

  Professional or doctoral degree program  $2,500

  Program modification fee, for each program  $100

Branch campus site fees, for each branch campus site:

  Initial non-degree granting institution  $4,000

  Initial degree granting institution  $5,500

Renewal branch campus site fees, for each branch campus site:

  Non-degree granting institution  3% of gross tuition,

  but not less than $1,000, nor more than $25,000

  Degree granting institution  3% of gross tuition,

  but not less than $2,000, nor more than $25,000

  On site branch campus review fee, for each site  $500

Representative fees:

  Initial registration  $350

  Renewal of registration  $250

  Late submission of renewal of application fee  $500

  Student transcript copy fee  $10

  Returned check fee  $50

Changes in institution profile fees:

  Change of institution name  $100

  Change of institution location  $100

  Change of ownership only  $100

(b) Fees shall not be refundable.

(c) If there is a change in the ownership of an institution and, if at the same time, there also are changes in the institution's programs of instruction, location, entrance requirements or other changes, the institution shall be required to submit an application for an initial certificate of approval and shall pay all applicable fees associated with an initial application.

(d) An application for renewal shall be deemed late if the applicant fails to submit a completed application for renewal, including all required documentation, information and fees requested by the state board to complete the renewal process, at least 60 days prior to the expiration of the institution's certificate of approval.

(e) The state board shall determine on or before June 1 of each year the amount of revenue which will be required to properly carry out and enforce the provisions of the Kansas private and out-of-state postsecondary educational institution act for the next ensuing fiscal year and shall fix the fees authorized for such year at the sum deemed necessary for such purposes within the limits of this section.

(f) Fees may be charged to conduct onsite reviews for degree granting and non-degree granting institutions or to review curriculum in content areas where the state board does not have expertise.

(g) The provisions of this section shall expire on June 30, 2017.

History: L. 2004, ch. 185, § 21; L. 2010, ch. 150, § 8; L. 2011, ch. 68, § 3; L. 2012, ch. 168, § 8; L. 2016, ch. 74, § 7; July 1.



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