Laws & Regulations

Colorado Revised Statutes

The Colorado revised statute is available online. You can search for all related statutes and legislation on Michie's Legal Resources. To find documents online:

  1. Click "Colorado Revised Statutes"
  2. Search on number 23-64-101 for Private Occupational Education Act of 1981

Or, you may view the statute in PDF format here.


Effective August 9, 2017, Article 59 of Title 12 related to private occupational schools was relocated to Article 64 of Title 23 as a result of the passage of House Bill 17-1239.

HB 17-1239 (Effective August 9, 2017)


Rules and Regulations

The Private Occupational School Board, Colorado Department of Higher Education adopts these Rules and Regulations pursuant to the rule making authority as stated in the Private Occupational Education Act of 1981, Colorado Revised Statutes, Article 64 of Title 23 (“The Act”), for the purpose of delineating and clarifying the respective responsibilities of the Private Occupational School Board, the Division of Private
Occupational Schools and the Private Occupational Schools under the Act as revised.

The official publication of these rules exists in the Code of Regulations on the Colorado Secretary of State website

8 Colorado Code of Regulations 1504-1

View Full Rules and Regulations (Effective 12/15/19)


Division of Private Occupational Schools Rulemaking Hearing – October 22, 2019

Pursuant to § 24-4-103 of the Colorado Revised Statutes, you are hereby notified that the Colorado Private Occupational School Board will be holding a public rulemaking hearing as follows:
DATE: October 22, 2019
TIME: 9:30 AM
LOCATION: Tivoli Student Center
Auraria Higher Education Campus Room 320 B & C
900 Auraria Parkway
Denver, CO 80204

Please see the notice below for details.