13B.02.02.04

.04 Institutional Titles.

A. A person, firm, association, corporation, or other entity may not use the name "college", "university", "regional higher education center", or word of similar import, in such manner as to connote the offering of a postsecondary educational course or program, unless that person, firm, association, or corporation has first met the criteria established by, and obtained a certificate of approval from, the Commission in the manner provided by law.

B. Change of Institutional Designation.

(1) An in-State institution may not change its institutional designation without the approval of the Commission.

(2) An institution shall pay a fee of $250 with an application to the Commission to change its institutional designation.

C. An in-State institution shall use a title appropriate to the programs and degrees it offers.